#FNPGuides: How to buy an Engagement Ring?
An Engagement Ring is one of the most special things that declares you to be *TAKEN*, therefore it has to be PERFECT! But, buying that perfect ring is not an easy task. There are various factors that need to be considered before finalizing that special ring. You need to keep in mind certain factors such as your partner’s choice, type of ring, your budget and many other things which can be a bit tricky. The most important that you need to forget before stepping into a jewellery store that “expensive is better”. There is a list of other factors that will help you decide what’s the perfect pick for your partner.
So, here we are to make your job easier and help all the brides and grooms-to-be to get that Engagement Ring…
- Finalize The Budget
The first and foremost step that you need to stick with is the budget as it decides everything. You need to pen down the amount you are ready to spend depending upon its design, the metal and the cut as well as its quality. A wedding itself costs a fortune, therefore, you need to be realistic about how much you want to spend.
- Find your spouse’s size
Size of your spouse’s finger is really important for getting the perfect engagement ring. The best way to get the ring size is to get a ring that they are not wearing and bring it to the jeweller to get measured.
- Look for the right style
Your partner’s sense of style also matters a lot. You need to be really observant about their way of accessorising. Just observe what kind of jewellery do they wear? Do they like gold or silver or platinum? Do they have an inclination towards simple, understated pieces? Also, keep their personality in mind before going for a certain design.
Pro tip: If they are one of those who doesn’t like to wear jewellery at all then, look for rings that are simple, yet beautiful.
- Keep in mind the four C’s
When it comes to diamond rings there are 4 c’s that very important. They are cut, clarity, carat and colour that should be given the utmost importance when it comes to diamonds. The real beauty of the ring lies in the 4 C’s of the diamond. The cut is basically the shape of the diamond which is further classified as Princess cut, round cut, radiant cut, Marquise cut, cushion cut, emerald cut, pear cut, oval cut and more. Carat is the weight of the diamond. Clarity defines the shine and diamond’s colour ranges from D (colourless) to Z. Try to opt for H which is neither too dull and nor too yellowish.
- Select the metal and setting style
When it comes to the metal you can choose from platinum, white gold, yellow gold, and rose gold. Then comes the setting style which also comes in a variety of options such as Claw, Tiffany, bezel and channel. It is the ultimate step that will complete your search for the perfect ring.
So, now you can stop worrying and use this guide to get the most special ring for your bride or groom to be…