Choosing the perfect engagement ring can be a daunting task, but with some careful consideration and research, you can find a ring that will make your partner feel loved and cherished. Here are some steps to help you choose the perfect engagement ring:

  1. Determine your budget: Engagement rings can range in price from a few thousand dollars to tens of thousands of dollars, so it's important to determine your budget before you start shopping. This will help you narrow down your options and focus on rings that fit within your price range.

  2. Consider your partner's style: Take note of the type of jewelry your partner wears on a regular basis. Do they prefer simple and understated pieces or do they like more elaborate and intricate designs? Do they prefer yellow gold, white gold, or platinum? This information can help you select a ring that matches their personal style and tastes.

  3. Learn about the 4Cs: The 4Cs refer to a diamond's carat weight, cut, color, and clarity. Understanding these factors can help you choose a high-quality diamond that is both visually appealing and valuable.

  4. Choose a diamond shape: There are many different diamond shapes to choose from, including round, princess, emerald, and oval. Consider your partner's preferences and the type of setting you think would suit their style.

  5. Choose a diamond type. Lab grown on mined? The choice is yours.  Lab grown diamonds offer excellent value for money and are typically 40% less than mined diamonds. So if your partner's heart is set on a larger diamond, then lab grown is an excellent choice.                                           
  6. Select a setting: The setting is the part of the ring that holds the diamond in place. There are many different setting styles to choose from, including solitaire, halo, and three-stone. Think about your partner's preferences and the style of the diamond when selecting a setting.

  7. Consider any additional features: Some engagement rings come with additional features, such as side stones, engravings, or unique designs. Consider these features if you think they would appeal to your partner.

  8. Get the ring sized: Once you've selected a ring, make sure it is properly sized to fit your partner's finger. You can either have their finger measured in person or borrow one of their existing rings to determine the size.

Remember, the perfect engagement ring is one that reflects your partner's personality and tastes, and represents your love and commitment to one another. Take your time, do your research, and choose a ring that you know will make your partner feel special and loved.

If you're unsure about where to start, we're here to help!  Book a consultation with a LINDELLI engagement ring and diamond expert today and we'll guide you through the steps to creating the perfect engagement ring.

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