Look For These Things Before Buying An Engagement Ring

Kiran Singh

The tradition of engaging carries the custom of exchanging the ring. It is a symbol of love and affection. A ring is a way to express all the love and feeling towards your partner. We know that you have a lot of preparations to do before your engagement. But, shopping for the engagement ring is the biggest task that you need to do.

Undoubtedly, it is the most exciting thing to do for your engagement. But, there are a few things that you need to take into consideration. If you have started hunting for the ring for your partner,  read the information mentioned below to get the best ring for your partner.

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The Shape

Before purchasing a ring, you should know the shape your partner likes. The shape of a ring determines the geometry of the stone. It also indicates the angles of the facets in the stone. But when it comes to the engagement rings, the round shape is quite popular and has got a brilliant cut. A brilliant-cut creates maximum beauty in a diamond ring.

Choose the metal

While choosing the material for the band, you have a variety of metals to choose from. This includes silver, platinum, Tungsten Carbide band, 14k yellow Gold and white bands, you can choose any. On top of that, you can design your own engagement ring and include whatever features you want. The experts can design the ring according to your requirements and navigate through the process of 4C’s. Well! That is an important factor while choosing a ring. We have discussed this in the point mentioned below..

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The 4C’s

The  4Cs are Colour, Cut, Clarity and Carat Weight. The diamonds having less colour are rarely found. The D-Z colour grades determine the lack of colour in the diamond. The cut deals with unleashing of its light. Whereas clarity determines the absence of blemishes. And, lastly, the carat weight refers to the size of the diamond. These 4Cs are responsible to identify the quality of the diamonds and help in comparing one diamond to another.

Look For These Things Before Buying An Engagement Ring

Choose the Setting

In any engagement ring, a diamond is positioned with the help of a setting. A proper setting highlights the beauty of the diamond and prevents any kind of damage. For example, the prong setting has four to five narrow metal supports. The bezel has a thin metal strip that is hammered around the diamond to keep it in the proper place, providing maximum protection to the centre stone. And, the halo setting makes the centre stone look larger, adding sparkle to the ring.

View diamond under different lighting conditions

A diamond appears different in various lighting conditions. For example, if a diamond bounces lights off a white ceiling in the diffused lights it is of high-quality. In natural light, the best diamond produces light that breaks up into thousands of silvers. Therefore, when you are buying a diamond ring make sure that you inspect it in different light conditions.

These are some of the steps that you need to take before who pick an engagement ring for your special day. Every person has different preferences and tastes. So do not forget to know about your partner’s choice, as your ring is the sweetest gesture of love.

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