Diamond Engagement Rings
Diamond engagement rings are one of the most luxurious and desirable gifts on a romantic occasion. Austrian Archduke Maximilian first gave diamond engagement rings to his ladylove. Until today, the magic of diamond rings still the same and is the best engagement ring that you can give to your beloved. Diamond engagement rings are the most important jewelry you will have to buy because of the emotional and sentimental value attached to the gift. You both will cherish a precious gift forever. Therefore if you are about to buy a ring do some homework before you purchase the ring. Get the basics right make a budget because the lower limit of diamond ring is well marked while there is no upper limit. So be grounded and create a budget that suits your pocket and will not make you bankrupt. Diamond engagement rings come with all sorts of diamonds emerald, round, pear, marquise and oval. The most brilliant and beautiful are the round and the princess diamonds. The metal used in the ring band can be 14K or 18 K yellow gold or white gold or platinum. Diamond engagement rings have different types of ring settings like prong, bezel, chevron and invisible. Try to figure out which setting will suit her. Now choose the diamond. Try to remember your budget and try to stick to it. The four C's play their part in the process of diamond selection. They are namely clarity, cut, carat and color. Carat means the diamond size; one carat diamonds are good to start. Clarity is the clearness of the diamond in Diamond engagement rings. With the clarity of the diamond, its prices start rising and so does its rarity. S12 is a good starting point for diamonds in terms of clarity. There are slight inclusions in S12 but you cannot differentiate between VS2 and S12. A diamond without any color is rare and authentic. Cut is the most important thing to consider. A diamond within 0 to 4 grading is supposedly a good diamond. Shop around and Compare per carat price for diamonds from different stores. Here is wishing best of luck for your ring shopping and congratulations on your engagement.