Diamonds & Buying Diamond Engagement Rings Online
The purpose of this site
is provide information and guidance on buying
Engagement Rings, diamond jewelry, and it's also for those who are just seeking to
learn more about diamonds in general. As the name of the site suggests,
you can learn every aspect about diamonds, including diamond
engagement rings and alternative engagement rings. Start with an introduction of the
4 Cs of Diamond Quality. Already have your engagement ring? Read about topics on
marriage proposals, and other advice on
what to do with those diamond engagement rings you are holding so
We also have a Diamond
available to help you locate online diamond engagement ring retailers.
Diamond Engagement Rings...
Don’t be frightened by the idea of
buying engagement rings for your better half. We will teach you
how to choose, buy and take care of your engagement rings with the
knowledge to give you stunning confidence in your purchase. To start out, you should understand how diamonds are priced. It
may seem as if prices are subjective, but in fact, diamond prices
are based upon characteristics and measures that are pretty exacting. Learn about
Diamond Clarity, and Carat
will help you understand the all important "C" when
diamond engagement rings, Cost.
Want to impress your girlfriend with how much you
know about diamond engagement rings already? Tell her about the
Diamond 4 Cs and she'll know
that you mean business in this relationship.
Where To Start? The Diamond 4 Cs...
The diamond 4 Cs is what jewelers base their engagement rings pricing
on, and it's what you should know about yourself before shopping any
further for Diamond
Engagement Rings. It can seem pretty
obscure otherwise when thinking about how diamonds are priced. It is the
combination of these diamond characteristics that are used to determine
Diamond Cut is sometimes referred to as the most important C
Diamond Clarity is the measurement of flaws and blemishes under 10X
Diamond Carat is measurement of its size
Diamond Color Diamonds come in every
color, but a clear diamond is considered most valuable, especially
in diamond engagement rings
*Note - The 4 Cs will not diminish in
value over time. Once you buy your diamond engagement rings, you will also receive with
it, the diamond grading reports which will describe the
characteristics about the
The 4 Cs measurements are used
internationally to classify
the rarity of diamonds on a uniform scale. The higher the diamond
ratings in each of the 4 characteristics, the higher the cost of the
engagement rings will be
due to this rarity.
Confidence is sometimes called the 5th C.
Once you have the basic understanding about each of the diamond 4 Cs and how
they are used in combination to determine the value, you will be more
confident in your future purchase of diamond engagement rings. It doesn't matter if you are about
propose or if you have been married for fifty years and are looking for
diamond jewelry, knowing about the diamond 4 Cs will better prepare you for
buying in the future.
Engagement Advice - Marriage Proposals and Marriage
also give you
Advice on where to ask,
and other do’s and don’ts on engagement proposals.
Want to learn about pink diamond engagement rings and pink diamonds?
What about diamond alternative engagement rings.
Engagement Rings Articles
Below Read Our Articles on Diamond Engagement Rings
- Diamond Color -
Learn The Diamond 4 Cs Before You Buy Your Diamond Engagement
Getting The Biggest Diamond Engagement Rings For Your Budget
- Diamond Solitaire Rings - The Ultimate In Engagement Rings
Unique Diamond Engagement Rings – In
Pink Diamond Engagement
Engagement Ring That She Can’t Say No To!
Alternative Diamond Engagement Rings
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aspects of the diamond. You can learn about
how to buy diamond engagement rings to pages talking about
the mystical powers of diamonds,
to the most famous diamonds
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Diamond Solitaire Rings - The Ultimate In Engagement Rings
There are no better rings to seal your engagement than diamond
solitaire engagement rings. The ultimate in diamond rings, diamond solitaire
rings are the only ring for the woman who wants the best in wedding
What is a diamond solitaire ring? Simple. A diamond solitaire ring
is a ring with one diamond. That’s all. Just one diamond. Nothing
else to distract from that one magnificent stone.
Why are diamond solitaire engagement rings the best engagement
rings? Well firstly because they are a diamond ring. Diamonds are
the best of all jewelry stones available to the serious jewelry
buyer. And there are a lot of other stones out there. All sorts of
colored stones, diamond copies, diamond simulants and so on. Most of
them beautiful stones.
But none of them are diamonds.
Why are there so many diamond copies, man made diamonds? Because
diamonds are the best, and it is the best that is copied.
Your engagement ring is one of the most important buying decisions
you will ever make. Think about it. What else can you buy that will
be with you for life?
Your house? No, not really, most people keep a house for a few years
and then move on. Your car? Never!
Is there anything? I can’t think of anything that is more enduring
than a diamond solitaire engagement ring. Nothing else that goes
through life with you. So if it’s that important then get a good
one. Once you’ve got it then it’s too late to change your mind.
And why diamonds? Why not some other type of beautiful jewelry
Diamonds represent the ultimate. The best. There is no better
jewelry stone than a diamond, and no more expensive. By buying a
diamond you’re saying “only the best for us”. You’re making a
commitment that you are prepared to spend some serious money on the
one most important and enduring purchase you will ever make. Your
diamond solitaire ring.
And why a solitaire ring? There are lots of beautiful rings with
Thousands of styles, a whole world of choices. Why choose a diamond
Just because that’s what it is. A solitaire. You are getting the
biggest diamond for your money. One that stands out. One that people
There are some beautiful three stone diamond rings. Magnificent
rings. But not solitaires. Three small diamonds just don’t cut it
like one large one.
Diamond engagement rings have a long and proud tradition. The giving
of a diamond engagement ring to a woman as a symbol of a promise to
marry began in 1477 with the engagement of Archduke Maximillian of
Austria and Mary of Burgundy. The Archduke selected a diamond
engagement ring and his decision has been copied ever since.
It was even said then that cupids arrows were tipped with diamonds
which imbued the couple with the magic of love.
Diamond solitaire rings encapsulate that magic of love.
Diamond engagement rings have a symbolism from centuries past. They
are the ultimate in engagement rings. And diamond solitaire rings
are the ultimate in diamond engagement rings.
© 2005 Peter Leigh
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A Unique Diamond Engagement Ring – In
Diamond engagement rings for many years typically came in the
traditional form of a gold band with a solitaire diamond setting,
but as wedding etiquette has evolved over the years to include the
more idiosyncratic tastes of individual couples, so are there now
many shapes and makes of diamond engagement ring available. An
engagement ring is hopefully something that a bride will wear
forever, and as such, it should encapsulate her personality, so that
regardless of the shifting of fashions, it will remain something
that she loves and treasures.
An increasing popular choice for engagement and wedding rings is
platinum. One of the rarest of the precious metals, it is strong and
sturdy, with a subtle style that is the perfect accompaniment to any
precious stone. It is the unique combination of simplicity and
luster that have made the choice of a diamond engagement ring in
platinum increasingly popular, as its wonderful sheen sets off the
cut and brilliance of a diamond beautifully.
The popularity of diamond engagement rings in platinum is also due
to that material’s eminent practicality. Platinum is extremely
hardwearing and resistant to the scratches and other damage that
gold rings are often prone to. Platinum doesn’t tarnish, and for
those with sensitive skin, it is also hypoallergenic, making it
comfortable to wear.
The sturdiness and durability of platinum make it a popular choice
for men’s rings, but its simple understated beauty lends itself to
diamond engagement rings also. Platinum is the perfect choice for
those who prefer the look of white gold to yellow, and its durable
nature makes it the perfect compliment to the enduring beauty of a
A diamond engagement ring in platinum combines beauty and durability
in a unique package. The rarity of platinum compliments perfectly
the uniqueness of each diamond, ensuring that a platinum diamond
engagement ring will be a unique symbol as peerless as your love.
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Engagement Ring That She Can’t Say No To!
So you’ve decided to propose – congratulations! This is a moment
that most women have been dreaming about since they were little
girls, so you will want to make it as special as possible for her.
And because she is the most adorable woman in the world, you will
want to give to her a diamond engagement ring that is as beautiful
and unique as she is, so here are some tips to help you choose the
ring that is perfect for her.
At a time when you would gladly give your fiancée-to-be the very
moon and stars, your choice of ring might unfortunately be limited
by a budget. While wedding etiquette books recommend spending about
two month’s salary on a diamond engagement ring, remember that this
is only a guideline. Love and romance cannot be easily translated
into monetary figures, and so an expensive ring does not necessarily
convey a greater love. Real romance is about matching the gift to
the personality of the recipient, and showing that you have a real
understanding of her personality, so purchasing a diamond engagement
ring that you know she will love isn’t as important as the price tag
attached. There are a multitude of great jewelers around – perform a
thorough search for the ring that matches her, and who knows, you
might just find a diamond ring at a great wholesale price.
Most men, regardless of how well they know their girlfriends, have a
distinct lack of understanding when it comes to jewelry! To gain an
insight into the type of diamond engagement ring she might like,
take a sneaky look at her favorite jewelry. Does she wear gold, or
are her rings and other items made from white gold or silver? Does
she like large pieces, or more subtle styles? They say that you can
never buy a diamond that is too big, but many women prefer
If a good look through her jewelry case leaves you as clueless as
before, then enlist the help of one of her girlfriends or a sister.
Women tend to have a good idea of a close friend’s sense of style,
so your new shopping partner should have some good insight on what
your girlfriend would like in her diamond engagement ring.
But remember – it really is the thought that counts. Your new
fiancée simply wants to marry you and she will love her diamond
engagement ring because it came from you. And if not – well you can
always exchange it!
Find out more about
Diamond Engagement Rings as well as many other types of Diamond
Diamond Wedding Rings at Peter's website Delectable Diamond
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