A Guide to Choosing an Engagement Ring

Engagement ringsEngagements take a lot of planning. Other than the proposal though, one of the trickiest parts of engagement is buying the perfect engagement ring for your partner. With an extensive selection of engagement rings available in the market, finding the right one can be difficult.

The men and women at AAA Jewelers understand that the ring is a symbol of your love and represents your readiness to take your relationship to the next, more serious level. Here’s a guide to help you select the best engagement ring in Salt Lake City.

Know Your Budget

Of course, the first thing you need to do is to establish and know your budget before making a purchase. Your budget will serve as a guide for you and your jeweler in narrowing down your options. Keep in mind that you can also negotiate the price of an engagement ring depending on your specifications.

The Ring Size

The ring must fit the finger perfectly and comfortably. Finger size varies from person to person, and one person’s finger may change in size over time, too. Avoid using strings, threads, or even paper when measuring the finger because these materials easily stretch and twist, resulting in an inaccurate measurement. The common ring sizes for women normally range from size 3 to 9. On the other hand, the common ring size for men ranges from size 8 to 14. Use other rings in your partner’s jewelry box as a guide.

Choose the Metals for Ring Settings

You can choose from a variety of metals and colors when customizing your engagement ring. However, make sure you know your partner’s preferences before you make your selection. The most common collections are white gold, platinum, and silver, yellow gold, and rose gold.

Buying and choosing an engagement ring can get pretty overwhelming because there is a lot of pressure in selecting the right one. So be sure to do your research before going to the jewelry shop.