A guide to buying engagement rings

May 7 08:36 2009 Frank Luca Print This Article

Engagement rings are expensive jewelries. You should purchase them only after an extensive comparison of their various designs and the prices. many aspects such as diamonds, gemstones, settings, choice of metal, wedding band, appraisal and insurance etc are crucial to buying engagement rings.

Men do not know much when it comes to shopping for an engagement ring for their bride-to-be. But women are very choosy and may not like the ring purchased by their men. So,Guest Posting it is very crucial for you first have all aspects of these jewelries. Here, we present a simple guide that will be useful in finding out the right jewelry.

It is always advisable that you determine a budget for the shopping. Without an amount in your mind, the shopping is not going to be convenient. If you are clear about the amount you can spare, then you will be searching for the rings of a certain price range. The jeweler will also be impressed with your confidence.

Engagements rings come in many varieties. For example, diamond solitaire ring is one of the popular jewelries that you also can opt for. Three stone rings, pave set rings, channel set rings and others are equally attractive options. All of these jewelries feature a diamond or colorful gemstone, a metal band, settings and some engravings. Make sure that these features are of good quality.

While purchasing a loose diamond or a pre-set ring with a mounted diamond, you must ensure that the precious stone comes good on four C’s---color, clarity, cut and carat. But know that with some invisible flaws inside of it and with a slight yellowish color, a diamond is still brilliant and has fire in it. But such a stone will be affordable due to its lower prices. So, go for this option when you’re facing financial constraints.

Another aspect of engagement rings is to decide if you want to buy a wedding band to go with it or not. A wedding band is generally sold with the ring as a set. But you should first talk to her if she likes to have a wedding band or not. some women prefer having the ring only.

After you have done the purchasing, make sure that you have immediately taken an appraisal certificate. This certificate mentions the current market price of the ring you have bought. But ensure that the prices are set at existing market rates and not the reduced prices at which you bought the jewelry. Get the appraisal certificate from a professional.

You should also insure the engagement ring as it expensive. You will recover the amount, if you have lost the ring or its diamond falls out. See if your home policy covers the jewelries also.

In the last, we advise you to purchase engagement rings only after comparing of various designs and their prices. For competitive prices and extensive comparing, prefer online jewelers over the physical shops.

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Frank Luca
Frank Luca

The author has been providing timely advice to the couples in purchasing of engagement rings, diamonds, wedding rings, gemstones and other jewelries. Please visit Glimmerrocks.com for the details.

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