A Guide To Choosing Gemstones For An Engagement Ring

June 24, 2019 Venoma 0 Comments

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When it comes to designing your engagement ring, there are a lot of things to consider, and before you go shopping the first thing that you should do is educate yourself in choosing gemstones. There is a wealth of information available for free online, and by taking the time to understand what you are going to be buying, you can ensure that you get the best deal and get as much bling for your bucks as possible. Below is some advice you can follow in choosing the best gemstones for your engagement ring.

Set A Realistic Budget

Before you even look at the design of your rings or the gemstones that you will use in them, you will first have to set yourself a realistic budget so that you know how much money you have available to spend. Once you have decided on how much money to put towards your rings, you can then start to look at the style and design of the ring that you are going to choose.

Look For A Reputable Jeweller

If you are going to have a bespoke ring created, you will want to find a reputable and reliable jeweller who can create your rings for you. There are many jewellers offering this service so you will need to look at all the local companies and get recommendations if you can. When you have found a jeweller, you will also want them to give you a quote for the materials needed for your rings, and before accepting this you should also shop around and see what prices you can find for the metal and gemstones that you are going to use.

Selecting Your Gemstones

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Many people will go for the traditional rings that include diamonds, but if you are looking for something a little different, there are many different gemstones that you can choose besides. For something really striking, you could select Burmese rubies for your engagement and wedding ring, or Columbian Emeralds, or Russian Alexandrites.  There is so much choice available that you should not constrain yourself in having to choose diamonds for your rings, and you could also save some money in the process.

Selecting The Metal

You will need to ensure that you select a precious metal that is going to compliment the gemstones that you are going to use in your rings, and there is a lot of choice available, such as:

·       Yellow Gold
·       White Gold
·       Platinum
·       Palladium
·       Silver
·       Titanium

The prices of the different metals can vary quite drastically, and they all have their own properties that make them an appealing choice. It is advisable that you speak to the jeweller that is going to make your ring and ask them for their opinion on the best metals to use for your type of gemstones.

Keep Your Lifestyle In Mind When Designing Your Rings

It is essential that you take into account your lifestyle when having your rings designed, and if you are in a career where you use your hands a lot, you will want to style your rings so that they will not get caught on anything when you are working. A reputable jeweller will also ask you questions about your lifestyle before they attempt to design your ring, and answering them honestly and openly will help them to design the engagement and wedding rings of your dreams.

The above guide should help you pick the best gemstone for your ring.