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4 Things to Consider When Selecting Engagement Rings

28 Aug 2021 7:57:58 pm

The time has finally come when you’re planning a beautiful proposal and you want to buy an engagement ring for your to-be better half. Buying an engagement ring is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make. It's also a symbol that will represent your love for many years to come, so it goes without saying that you should choose something they'd be proud to wear every day. 

A diamond engagement ring is a symbol of love and commitment. It's the perfect way to say "I love you. " 

If you're with your partner for a long time, then it's the right time to think about the diamond engagement ring. This will tell the world that this person is important to you and your love is eternal. What better way than telling them how much their love means by presenting them with one?

When you're choosing an engagement ring, there are two things to consider. Firstly, it should be of the right size, so that the ring fits and the diamond look nice on the finger. Secondly, think about how much money you want to spend and choose what's affordable.

Set up your budget

When buying a diamond ring, it isn’t necessary that you need to spend your complete salary. It all depends on your selection. When buying a diamond engagement ring, do not get caught up in the trends, select as per your preference and budget. Remember who you are shopping for and make the perfect choice!

Diamond setting

  • Shoulder setting: One large diamond with smaller diamonds inset into the metal on either side. 

  • 3 stone setting: Features diamonds set in a linear formation. Recently seen on Meghan Markle’s engagement ring.

  • Halo setting: One large stone bordered by smaller stones.

Choosing the right diamond


Bigger is not always better when it comes to diamond engagement rings. Colour, cut, clarity and carat are the essential components of a diamond that you should carefully consider before buying.


There are a variety of shapes to choose from. Some of the popular choices are heart, oval, pear, princess, radiant, emerald and cushion.


One thing to consider when choosing an engagement ring is the cut of the diamond. The way they are cut can affect their sparkle and appearance, so this is important!


The ring will be worn nearly every day so it makes sense to choose durability and beauty. However, always check the authenticity before making the purchase. The diamond must either be GIA or AGS certified to be guaranteed as an original. 

Key takeaway

Choosing the perfect diamond is a daunting task. There are so many factors to consider, and you don't want to make a mistake in your selection, especially if it's a diamond engagement ring that will last for years. If you've been stumped by any of these decisions or just need some expert advice before starting this process, get in touch with us. 

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