When you are searching to buy engagements rings it can be an overwhelming and stressful process – especially if you want to show that you put a lot of thought and care into your decision. With so many options out there and weird industry terms like VVS2, IF and SI3, the process can be a bit scary at first. That’s why many guys end up going to their local mall to let a salesperson pick out the ring for them. They simply give up or don’t care enough to make the decision themselves.
Buying engagement rings shouldn’t be this way! Searching for the perfect ring doesn’t have to be stressful at all. In fact, it should be just the opposite – a fun experience that you genuinely enjoy, because you want to make her as happy as can be.
By arming yourself with just a little bit of knowledge before you shop, you’ll be able to choose the ring of her dreams – without getting stressed and frustrated.
Oops! Bad mistakes when buying engagement rings
Going to chain jewelry stores.
Buying engagement rings from chain jewelry stores is like telling your girl you’re taking her out to dinner and then going to Burger King. The majority of rings in those stores are mass-produced overseas by machines and low-wage workers who put very little care or craftsmanship into the rings. Since they are mass produced, that means that thousands of other women could have the exact same ring. Do you really want that to be the symbol of your future together?
Buying from Amazon, department stores, etc.
Do you really need an explanation for this one? The idea to buy engagement rings from a discount retailer may seem silly to some guys. But unfortunately, for others, it’s like the deal of a lifetime. “A diamond ring for under 200 bucks – score!” Save those rings for the high school boys who are shopping for their girlfriends. If you buy a cheap, low-quality ring, your girl will know the difference – and so will everyone else who sees it: her family, friends, coworkers, and so on.
Shopping for you, not her.
Many guys make the mistake of choosing their engagement rings based on what they like, not what their girl wants. It’s very generous of you to buy the biggest, flashiest ring out there, but is that her style? Long before you start shopping, you should work on determining what she likes and what type of ring she’s dreaming about. If you’re not sure, then ask her friends and family.
Want Something Truly Special? Go Custom!
The best way to give her the ring of her dreams is to have it custom-made by a skilled designer. At Vanessa Nicole Jewels, every single ring is one of a kind – made individually, one at a time, just for you and your girl. Vanessa Nicole is an award-winning designer and diamond-setter who will work one-on-one with you to create the exact ring you’re looking for. And if you’re not sure what you want, she’s happy to help.
Based in San Diego, Vanessa Nicole serves clients all over the United States, using the highest quality materials and meticulous craftsmanship.
If you’re ready to start your search for truly special engagement rings, let Vanessa guide you every step of the way.