Buying a diamond engagement loose ring is a very important activity for many people, so it pays to know exactly the price of the diamond and what the true value of the diamond engagement ring is.
When buying a diamond engagement ring a number of points should always be kept in mind.
First, what is your price range? How much can you afford to spend? Most people usually earmark about 2 months salary for the price of a diamond ring but this is really just a guideline. For you it might be a bit more or a bit less but you do need to have an idea of what you can spend.
Then understanding something about diamonds will help. Knowledge is power and the more you know and understand the better the deal you are going to make with the jeweler. What sort of cut do you want? What grade of diamond are you keen to get? Reading about the 4Cs on this website and all about diamonds will help you make a better choice.
All diamond engagement rings should have a 30 day money back guarantee and also a independent diamond grading certificate from an independent gemological laboratory for each diamond in the ring. Such appraisals information is covered in this web site also.
The dealer really should have a satisfactory rating with the BBB (Better Business Bureau), especially if they are on line. The dealer should be contactable and will to spend some time explaining about the diamond and not just interested in quick sale.
Compare diamonds. Don’t just accept the first the salesperson offers you. Get a selection in front of you and examine each in turn. Ask to see the certificate for each. If not certificate then find another dealer. Also the certificate should not be one issued by the dealer himself.
There is no substitute for doing due diligence and understanding what you are buying. The term, “buyer beware” is just a s relevant today as it ever was.
Buying a diamond engagement loose ring can be fun and a memorable experience provided the above points are kept in mind.