How Do I Know What Diamond Shape To Pick for an Engagement Ring?

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Congratulations, you are ready to make the most important commitment of your life, marriage! You found the woman of your dreams, but how do you find the diamond engagement ring of her dreams? If you are looking to surprise your future fiancé, but have no idea what type of engagement ring she would like, here is some advice on how to figure out her style, without letting her know what you are up to. 1) Research. If you are a novice at buying diamond jewelry, start doing your research now. Understand the different types of diamond shapes and be comfortable enough to see a diamond and know its shape. A good resource to use is diamondhedge.com. This diamond price comparison site provides a useful tutorial on the 4 “Cs” of diamonds, shape, clarity, carat, and color. It’s also a great resource to find the best price once you narrow down […]

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 […]