When you are shopping for an engagement ring, there are several things that would be running through your mind. You would be wondering how you would pop the question to your ladylove and you would be worried about whether she will say yes or no to you. At this point of time, whether you should pick a diamond or look at more exotic tourmaline ring might be the top questions on your mind.
Once you have made up your mind that you are going to buy an engagement ring, there are some things that you need to consider. For starters, choose a stone, which you want to constantly see on the finger of your ladylove. This is also a choice that needs to be made keeping in mind the color preferences of your fiancée. Let’s say, she is extremely fond of pink, you might want to look at stones, which are pink in colour. On the other hand if she is fonder of clearer stones, you would want to look at diamonds, but it does not stop there, look at semi-precious stones too.
If your fiancée is someone who is fond of blue, you could consider a blue sapphire ring, and once you have finalised the stone, you can move onto other aspects of choosing the perfect engagement ring. The next step in choosing the ring would be zeroing in on a shape. You will have plenty of choices when it comes to shape – starting with the traditional square and round, you will also get to see shapes such as heart, oval and cushion cuts.
While the stone is important, which metal it is set in is just as important, which is why you need to make the choice between gold, white gold, platinum or even silver. This is something that the jeweller will be able to assist you with as their familiarity and knowledge of metals and gems can help you get a ring that can last for years in its setting. Whether you are buying a blue sapphire or a diamond ring, there is one thing that you need to make up your mind about, right from the beginning. You need to finalise whether you are going with something you see on the shelf or want something that is customised. If you are going with the first choice, then you would not need to invest a lot of time, but if you are planning to get a customised ring, then you would have to spend some time with designers, and gemmologists choosing both the stones, finalising the actual design and then the patience to wait, till it is made to present it to the woman of your dreams.