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How to Buy An Engagement Ring

There are no rules, only guidelines to help you get started.

If you are considering an impending engagement, you likely have questions about shopping for an engagement ring. We’re happy to introduce you to the process and provide as much guidance as you like. In the end, it’s most important that you are completely happy not only with the ring, but with the process that brought you to your decision.

identify your budget

1.identify your budget

You may have heard the convention of “two months salary” as a starting point for your investment in an engagement ring. But we encourage you to do whatever you feel is right. We have helped people find the perfect ring – from modest to extravagant, classic to contemporary, designed or custom made.

ring size and style

2.ring size & style

A diamond is forever and we want you to feel great about the selection process. If your partner has expressed ideas or preferences about ring styles, we’re happy to show you some examples. We can also offer ideas to determine ring size or guide you to options that are easy to size. Some couples come in together to consider options or inquire about a custom design. We’ve assisted future fiancés in all types of scenarios and are happy to help orchestrate an impending proposal.
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understand the 4 cs

3.understand the 4 cs

No two diamonds are exactly the same and identifying the subtle differences can take years behind powerful magnifying machines. It is impossible to be fluent in terminology on your first or even your tenth diamond purchase. We can help translate the details for you. But we encourage everyone to recognize all diamonds are judged on the four Cs: cut, clarity, color and carat.

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come by or call us

4.come by or call us

There’s no perfect way to buy an engagement ring. But it can be as easy as one phone call. We’re happy to answer questions or meet with you to discuss what’s right for you.


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