3 Secrets for Getting An Engagement Ring

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3 Secrets for Getting An Engagement Ring A diamond engagement ring is the third largest purchase the average person will make in their lifetime (behind a house and a car).  A one-carat diamond can cost a few thousand dollars to over $15,000. Most people have heard of the “4 Cs” of a diamond – carat, cut, clarity, and color, but don’t understand how these factors impact the pricing and look of a stone. It’s a stressful process searching for an engagement ring but here are 3 great tips when shopping for an engagement ring: BUY BELOW WHOLE NUMBERS If you are looking for a 2-carat or 1-carat diamond, one trick is to buy a stone that is slightly lower than the whole number (i.e. consider getting a 1.9 carat or 0.9 carat stone). Visually, no one will be able to tell the difference between a 2 carat or 1.9 carat […]