Diamonds for Engagement
Probably the most popular association with the word “diamond” is “engagement rings“. For most men, the purchase of a diamond represents the most significant commitment he has made to a woman, both symbolically and financially. The mystique of the diamond is compounded by the commitment that it represents. There can be a lot of questions surrounding the purchase though; Is the stone large enough? Is the quality good enough? What do her girlfriends have? Will she like it? Can he afford it?
All of these questions and more can be answered in a way that will help you decide what diamond is best for you. While learning about diamonds, you may find it necessary to compromise on the size of your stone for increased quality – or vice versa. There are a massive amount of considerations to make when diamond buying, but a little knowledge goes a long way in helping prioritize the characteristics you value most in your diamond.
We all have different lifestyles and circumstances. For some, the sky is the limit. Most of us, however, need to exercise some constraints. You may find it necessary to settle for a little less in the size or in the quality of the stone, but a little knowledge can help you to separate the characteristics you are willing to forfeit in exchange for those she will love.
There are many beautiful diamonds that are bright white and brilliant but are not flawless. By educating yourself through research and speaking with a qualified jeweler, you can gain a better understanding of diamond clarity, diamond color, diamond cut, and diamond shape. The best thing that you can do is learn how to select a diamond that goes beyond the 4C’s and fits both your budget and lifestyle.