An engagement ring marks the beginning of a new chapter in one’s life with a partner dearly loved and cherished. Being well aware of this fact and we go the distance in helping you make the right decision when selecting the perfect one for you at the right price.
Getting an engagement ring must be a special experience, free of hassles and full of proper guidance from an experienced expert. Buying a diamond is no easy task and buying the right one requires expertise not commonly available at your local Mall jewelry stores. An engagement ring is not just a piece of jewelry but a promise of undying love and commitment.
Important Deciding Factors When It Comes To Purchasing Engagement Rings
There are a number of factors to take into consideration while deciding on your final choice and listed below are the top 3. Since you will never be wearing this article of jewelry, first and foremost, you must consider your partner’s preferences before getting into the technical side of the matter. The most common misconception regarding the matter is that it is automatically assumed that only a diamond can suffice this desire while there are a number of other options available depending on your partner’s and your desires.
1). 4cs of Diamond selection is a must while purchasing the stone. These are color, clarity, cut and carat weight. You must familiarise yourself with the technical aspect of these before you even look at the stone. Let us first look at the color and clarity aspect. Here’s a table explaining the color quality and their classification.
D, E, and F
G, H, I and J
K, L, and M
Very Light Yellow
N, O, P, Q, and R
S through Z
There are 3 main types of cuts defined as Deep, Shallow, and Well cut. This image below shall assist you in visually understand the basics of diamond cutting.
Last but not least, the carat weight can often be misleading to most buyers due to the commonly known fact that to women size matters. Just because its a bigger stone does not always ensure it is the best your money can buy. Address the first three factors of the 4c principles to ensure a better quality stone, as carat weight is an important factor when it comes to the weight of your pocket. Here is a chart to help you better understand the carat weight dilemma.
2). It is of great importance you ask your jeweler to provide you the right certification for your purchase which includes the details about its cut, size, polish, color, and certified carat weight. The best certification to ask for is one issued by the Gemology Institute of America (GIA Certified).
3). Other stones too can be considered for your ring and most commonly used stones include sapphires and rubies. They are very durable and hard stones, unlike emerald which can get scratched easily.
We hope the above information provided above was educational and has you better prepared for your engagement ring buying experience. Nelson Coleman engagement rings are some of the most desirable collections for rings so paying them a visit and consulting with there experts is definitely worth it.