Look for a wedding jeweler that offers perks like free resizing and upgrade policies. This will allow you to adjust your partner’s ring band size and upgrade the size of the diamond as needed. Get recommendations from friends or family members, and read reviews of local jewelers to find one that feels right for you. If you’re planning to do your engagement ring shopping online, we recommend taking time to find a reputable jeweler who offers gemstone certification, high-resolution previews, and a generous return policy. Most importantly, be cautious about online deals that seems too good to be true.
DO: Choose the setting first
When you’re shopping for an engagement ring, in most cases you should choose the setting first. This is the part of the ring that will hold the main stone(s)-common engagement ring settings include halo, prong, and split-shank. When choosing the setting, you’ll also need to decide which engagement ring metal you want the ring to have. (more…)