With the flurry of excitement over the royal engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, many couples are now deciding to make a formal commitment to one another by getting engaged. So if you have finally decided to pop the question to your other half this Christmas you will no doubt want to find the perfect engagement ring beforehand. Here is where it gets interesting! Considerations such as how much should you be spending, what style of ring to choose, size of diamond…. and many more questions will no doubt be going through your head.
Buying a diamond engagement ring can be a very tricky business. When you do finally make your grand proposal and unveil the diamond engagement ring that is supposed to sit on your loved ones left hand for the rest of her life, you naturally want the ring that you have chosen to have the ‘X factor’! You want her to reaction to be one of overwhelming joy and for her to love her diamond engagement ring as much as she does you. But how do you do this without breaking the bank? We have some helpful tips to help you choose the best diamond engagement ring and still get bang for your bucks – and it’s all about the 4C’s:
Very much like choosing clothes to flatter your particular figure and accent your best assets, it is vitally important that when choosing an engagement ring that you select the right shape and size to flatter your hand and finger shape, and this is an art in itself. Undoubtedly certain styles and cuts of engagement ring will enhance the best features of your hand and fingers and draw attention away from those that you are less keen on. To help you we have compiled a guide to assist with finding the perfect engagement ring to best enhance your hand's size and shape. Don't go shopping without reading our guide!
Getting engaged is one of life’s milestone events but knowing how much to spend on an engagement ring can also be one of the most frustrating decisions to have to make to ensure that you get your big moment just right. Buying an engagement ring is a pretty significant investment, and you need to be 100% sure that the engagement ring that you choose for your loved one is within your means/affordable, and reflects the lifelong commitment and eternal love you hold for them. There is no set-in-stone amount that has to be spent on an engagement ring, but there are so many different rules and expectations when it comes to the cost of buying an engagement ring that it can be very confusing so we hope that we some pretty solid answers here to help you on your way to deciding how much to spend on an engagement ring:
You have met the person you wish to spend the rest of your life with and are ready to pop that all important question “will you marry me?”. Traditionally a marriage proposal is marked with the giving of an engagement ring, but have you ever wondered why we do this? Anthropologists believe that the tradition of giving an engagement ring dates back to the time of the Ancient Egyptians nearly 5,000 years ago.
If you are planning to buy a diamond engagement ring there are a number of things to consider before you make a purchase. We have put together this guide to advise you through the process and help you make the perfect choice.