Pay Attention to What Your Fiancé Wants
This may sound obvious, but make sure it doesn’t go overlooked. Avoid making assumptions about your fiancé’s interests. But if you’re stuck and don’t know where to turn, remember your jeweler is there to help you every step of the way.
Check Out Online Resources
Online resources can provide a good amount of background info regarding quality and style and can point you in the right direction. Check out various sites like gia.edu and americangemsociety.org, both of which offer detailed info about diamonds and gemstones.
Consider the Diamond Quality
Diamond quality is one of the most important aspects to consider. There are a variety of options one in terms of quality and price. Pay special attention to the four C’s: clarity, cut, carat and color.
Remember What Makes You Comfortable
Remember your decision boils down to how comfortable you are with the final result. Your jeweler can offer as much advice as he or she can provide, but you’re the one who needs to make the final decision and be satisfied with it. Make sure you’re not sacrificing your comfort for anyone else’s sake.
Determine Your Metal Choice
Does your fiancé want platinum, white gold or yellow gold? Knowing the differences between the metals will satisfy you and your fiancé in the long-run.