Here at BARONS Jewelers, we think that if you’re committed to marrying the person of your dreams, you should commemorate the occasion with something just as ideal as your love. The first step? Engagement ring shopping. Finding the perfect token of your love is the ultimate way to say that you want to spend every day with her for the rest of your life. The only question is: How can you choose a diamond ring that will convince her?
There are many questions you should be asking your jeweler when it comes to all of the choices at your fingertips. Our experts share the top three in our books.
1. IS THE RING DURABLE?
Determining the level of wear and tear the ring in question can handle regularly will be especially relevant if your beloved is very active or works in a field that has her working strenuously with her hands. Going for 14k gold may be a better choice in this case than something softer, like 18k gold.
You should also make sure that the ring is streamlined if this sounds like your fiancée. Avoiding things like cathedral settings and prongs that stick out, as well as erring on the side of channel or bezel settings will guarantee a beautiful ring that will not become a nuisance in the context of her day-to-day. This may mean aiming away from something like a princess cut engagement ring due to their delicate, pointed corners that can snag or chip.
2. WHAT IS ON TREND RIGHT NOW?
One of the benefits of being a jeweler is that we here at BARONS Jewelers have our finger on the pulse of the industry. We know that nobody knows your love better than you do. But we’re confident that we can help you to pick out a piece that embodies a timeless quality that will enchant her every day. We suggest you talk to our team to find something with the contemporary beauty that she’ll enjoy wearing until the big day finally arrives.
Something like the classic round-cut diamond engagement ring will never truly go out of fashion and will be a very safe bet if you’re not exactly sure what they’ll like best. Designers like Tacori, Michael M, and A. Jaffe are all great choices if you’re looking for an engagement ring that feels contemporary and “with it” without coming across as trendy or short-sighted aesthetically.
3. IS THIS RING PROTECTED BY A WARRANTY?
A good warranty is the best insurance policy, and you’re going to want to get real nice and familiar with what your retailer offers before making the final decision and eventual purchase. This is also the realm where return policies and other services included on the periphery will be found. Some stores will offer lifetime maintenance, cleaning, re-sizing, and the like. All the more bang for your buck - vital when engagement ring shopping, already an incredibly costly endeavor.
THIS LIST IS JUST THE BEGINNING: ENGAGEMENT RING SHOPPING AT BARONS JEWELERS
To delve deeper into the fabulous world of engagement ring shopping, pay us a visit next time you’re in Dublin, California or the greater East Bay area in general. Our expert team is ready and waiting with the answers you seek to these three questions and more. Why wait?