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Selecting Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Rings

How do you choose the princess cut diamond engagement rings? It seems princess cut diamondthat some of this industry is under the microscope and consumers aren’t sure what they’re supposed to look for in a quality diamond found in princess cut engagement rings.

The buyers are normally men as they are the ones who propose or are responsible for wedding rings. Although some women like to be the ones who choose their ring, many times most engagements are unexpected.

Having to surprise their significant other, men are left on their own to figure princess cut engagement ring 2out exactly what it is that they should buy. The hardest part is knowing the right ring size without asking her, and by asking giving in to the plan. A good idea for picking the right size for diamond engagement rings is to ask her for one of her rings, commenting on how little it is compared to the man’s fingers and trying it on and making a mental note of the size. Another practical thing is once she has lent the ring for sizing to trace it roughly on a napkin, without her knowledge of course.

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In trying to figure out the best type of cut to get, it’s good to know that some cuts are always in style. These include princess cut, round, and pear among others. The importance of princess cut engagement rings is that the particular cut is very forgiving to flaws. Getting familiar with the shape, a princess cut is very much like an inverted pyramid, with the base being rectangular. The pyramid shape must not be too long or too stumpy. Look for the least amount of flaws to the naked eye. The lack of flaws is referred to as clarity. None are completely perfect. Princess cuts come in rectangular and square shape. It really depends on the customers’ taste. Some people like rectangular or square.

Princess cuts are very geometrical shapes and they are different than the regular round brilliant shapes. They are the second most selling after round brilliant cuts. People like the princess cuts in a solitaire or in a trilogy settings, especially princess cut diamonds fit perfectly with trillion cut side diamonds.

yellow gold princess cut engagement ring

Princess cut diamond engagement rings are less expensive than the round brilliant shapes, because round brilliant sparkle more than the princess cut diamonds. At the end, it really depends on the customer’s taste and preference. Last couple of years, princess cut diamond engagement rings became very popular. The buyer should choose carefully from a certified dealer. Ask the seller for a certificate that states the grade and certification of the diamond. Beware of online dealers or dealers who do not want to provide you with this.

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Princess Cut Engagement rings comes with platinum, yellow gold, and white gold. Platinum is a better choice of the princess cut diamonds. Diamond will look much whiter in platinum than the other metals.

Buyers should keep in mind the four C’s when purchasing a Princess cut diamond engagement ring. They are carat, color, clarity and cut. Customer shouldn’t go below “J” color and “SI2” clarity.

Cheap Engagement Rings: How To Buy?

Everyone falls in love once in a lifetime and every couple dream of proposing their sweetheart in a unique and most romantic way. And the best way of proposing your beloved is by presenting her unique diamond engagement ring.But the prices of diamond rings have increased almost double in last four years. And if you have a tight budget and you want to save money on your purchase then you have to do lot of research. You can buy cheap engagement rings by considering these few points.
You can search for warehouse clubs which offers high quality of diamond engagement rings at affordable prices.

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You can also visit pawn shops for cheap engagement rings but you must be very careful before making your purchase. Always remember that you must deal with reputable pawn shops which have a good reputation in the market.
If your budget is tight then you can also buy artificial diamond engagement rings or you can also go with gemstone engagement rings. Gemstone engagements rings are the best alternative for diamond and they are not expensive also.
You can also have cubic zircon. They are very budget friendly and are very good option for authentic diamonds.
You can also buy used engagement rings. There are many auction sites offering excellent collection of used rings at great prices.
You can also buy your engagement ring from a diamond wholesaler. It is little risky to do business with them because they deal only with insurance company which referrals people with insurance claims and middleman. But by doing some research if you are able to find them then contact them and ask them to deal with you directly. You can also tell them that few months back you were referred by a coworker and see that if it gets your foot in the door.
But the best way to buy cheap engagement rings is online jewelry stores. By surfing the internet you can find many online stores offering diamond engagement rings and other jewelry at discount prices. These jewelers charge less because they have low overheads and they pass all their savings to the customers. But before selecting the store you must make sure of their return policy. You must always buy your engagement ring from a reputed store and is in business from many years.