Before buying an engagement ring
An engagement ring is a symbolic piece of jewellery traditionally given by one person to their partner when they propose marriage. It is a symbol of love, commitment, and the intention to marry. The tradition of giving an engagement ring dates back centuries, and it is prevalent in many cultures around the world.
Our first blog about Engagement rings relates to the history and proposal times. Now we are going a bit further and will explain the key features which an engagement ring typically includes
We will provide you with 6 elements which you should think of when choosing a ring for your loved one.
- Precious Stone The most common choice for the central stone is a diamond, though other gemstones like sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are also used
Setting: The stone is usually set in a metal band, and there are various types of settings to choose from, to simplify the band has either 1 stone in the middle which is called solitaire, it can have 1 center stone and is surrounded by smaller stones, which is called halo, or you can have 3 stones which is called three-stone settings (which symbolises the past, present, and future).
Metal: Engagement bands are typically made of precious metals like gold (yellow, white, or rose) or platinum.
Design: Engagement rings come in a wide range of designs, from classic and simple to intricate and ornate.
Personalisation: Many customer nowadays prefer to personalise the ring using color stones, unique stone cuts, or specific designs to make it more meaningful.
Budget: Engagement rings can vary significantly in price, and it’s important to choose a ring that fits within your budget and financial comfort
It’s essential to choose an engagement ring that reflects your and your fiances taste and style, as they will be wearing it for many years to come. The act of proposing with an engagement ring is a momentous and sentimental event, signifying a commitment to a partnership and the beginning of a journey towards marriage.
Now you have the basic information, we hope you feel more comfortable to look for the “one” and forward to your upcoming proposal. Wishing you all the happiness and love on your journey!
In our last part, we will go a bit deeper into different settings and share some of our experiences. However in case you need some assistance in the meantime, we are always happy to help.