Choosing the right engagement ring for your loved one can be a very daunting task. We are here to help and offer you some tips to one of the most important moments of your life. Before taking out your credit card, here are some 4 major decisions to think about:
There is no rule around how much you “should” spend on an engagement ring. It will be something you feel comfortable with. By setting a budget early on, it allows you to fully explore all your options in terms of ring designs, gem characteristics, material and craftsmanship. We are more than happy to assist you in finding a ring with your budget. Consider SONA or cubic zirconia stone, this is a very popular budget-friendly alternative to traditional diamond or gem stones.
Keep one thing in mind as you are doing your ring-shopping: your partner will wear this ring forever. Therefore we’d say it’s pretty important to find out the individual taste. Try to think about the types of clothing and accessories your significant other likes to wear, this should give you some clues as to their preference of a ring that’s classic, modern, vintage-inspired, glamourous, or combination of those. You can always go on Pinterest or search the latest and most popular ring style.
Here is a few of the most popular engagement ring styles:
Traditional & Elegant
Romantic & Timeless
Modern & Contemporary
Stylish & Outgoing
Once you’ve decided on the ring style, the next big decision is on the centre stone. Diamond rings have been the most common choice for engagement ring, however, colourful gemstone rings are growing increasingly popular. Sapphire, emeralds, rubies are all wonderful choices to consider. Lab-created diamonds, such as Sona and cubic zirconia, are also great alternative gemstone at a more comfortable price.
Here is the most popular gemstone shapes for engagement ring:
The best way to find out the accurate ring size is to have your partner’s ring finger measured by a jeweler. Sometimes it is not possible, especially when planning a surprise proposal. Ask your partner’s parent or close friends about the ring size. Or, try sneaking out one of your partner’s existing rings. Check out our Ring Sizing Guide for more information.