Looking through numerous wedding bands or engagement rings can leave you feeling overwhelmed easily. When you are so focused on finding the perfect ring, you can often overlook many things. Here are a few tips to help you not only find a great ring, but also a great deal.
- The Cut. The first thing you should focus on is the cut of the diamond, as that is where the stone will get most of its shine from. Ask for a “very good” cut at your jewelry store, as opposed to an “ideal” cut. There isn’t enough difference to honestly warrant the extra cost, and your significant other will love it all the same.
- Don’t Sweat the Microscopic. While commercial jewelers love to put diamonds under microscopes to show how many, or how few flaws the stone has, if you can’t see it with without a microscope, don’t sweat it. Don’t let yourself be dissuaded from buying a ring, just because it’s not as “flawless” than another when deeply examined. Trust m