Every client’s jewellry and wearing habits are unique, which make this question a little tricky. We recommend you stop in at Budget Diamonds at our Toronto location every few months to have it cleaned and inspected. Of course, this service is free and having it checked can prevent you from having a bigger problem down the road (like losing your diamond).
THE 4 CS
A diamonds value, rarity and beauty are determined by factors that are commonly known as the 4 Cs, these are: colour, clarity, carat and cut. Before deciding on purchasing your diamond jewelery, it is important to understand why two diamonds that may look exactly the same are actually valued differently. Before buying a diamond ring or jewelery, this following section will help you to understand the 4 Cs in more detail and will be useful when studying the diamond’s brilliance, beauty and quality.
Buying engagement rings for women for the majority of consumers is a totally new and once-in-a-lifetime experience, but that doesn’t mean that it needs to be intimidating or overwhelming. Some women prefer to be “surprised” when being presented with an engagement ring, and others would rather be a part of selecting their own diamond ring. Either way, there are a few things to know about before making that final purchase that will last a lifetime!
Engagement rings make the heart of any girl skip a beat or two. The passion, the romance, the hopes and dreams of a life full of love are all wrapped up in an engagement ring and the first thing every newly engaged girl does is hold out their left hand for people to see the ring. Nobody more so than celebrities. Here’s a list that Elle Magazine put together of the 25 best celebrity engagement rings along with a few details Elle found out.
I am not a scholar and have not studied history or diamond-ology (okay I made that word up), but much like you I know that any question can be answered with a quick online. So when I asked myself the question what is the origin of the diamond engagement ring the natural next step was to hit www.google.com and see what showed up. Here are some of the answers I found online and while I cannot verify any of these stories as fact, I have included the links where I found the information so if you are interested in following the trail of truth you can certainly do so and let us know what you find.
Proposing to the woman of your dreams should be a moment of romance, excitement, love and passion. Squeals of delight, tears of joy or even a state of speechless awe are the types of responses we all hope for as we go down on one knee, open up the box and show her the diamond engagement ring we’ve agonized about buying. As she says yes you slip the diamond ring over her finger knowing that she’s yours to have and hold forever.
Engagement rings and wedding rings are visible symbols of a couple’s love and affection. The circular shape metaphorically suggests an eternal union. Unfortunately, wedding rings are frequently lost by both husbands and wives, who then sheepishly have to tell their spouses how the symbol of their love has vanished.
While this often means that a new wedding ring has to be purchased or a replacement diamond ring sought out, there are some stories of rings getting lost and then found again. Here’s a story we got from Joanna (names have been changed to prevent pointing and laughing).
Engagement rings and wedding rings are visible symbols of a couple’s love and affection for one another. The circular shape metaphorically suggests a never ending union. Unfortunately, wedding rings are frequently lost by both husbands and wives, who then sheepishly have to tell their spouses how the symbol of their love has vanished.
While this often means that a new wedding ring has to be purchased or a replacement diamond ring sought out, there are some stories of rings getting lost and then found again. Here is my own story of a lost wedding ring that was found again.
If you are anything like me, the first time that you learned about diamonds was when you decided it was time to seal the deal and make her your wife. And if you are anything like me, the first thing that you learned after you Googled “how to choose an engagement ring” was about the classic Four C’s; Diamond CUT, Diamond CLARITY, Diamond COLOUR and Diamond CARAT. Today, I want to propose that in order to help out poor guys without any clue, that we advance one letter down the alphabet and add a “D” to the famous Four C’s.