Saying “Happy Valentine’s Day” With Diamond Engagement Rings
By: Amidon Jewelers
Out of the 365 days in a year, the most romantic day by far is always February 14th. Likewise, with all of the countless actions and words that a person can do, nothing says “I love you” more than wanting to spend the rest of your life with someone in marriage. Therefore, it stands to reason that the most special gift you can buy your girlfriend this Valentine’s Day would be a diamond engagement ring. It’s actually easier to shop for diamond engagement rings than any other potential gift of gold jewelry if you think about it. That may sound counter-intuitive, but odds are if someone is thinking about buying an engagement ring, it’s because they have a pretty solid idea that the answer is going to be yes. Not only have they probably been talking about what it would be like to be married and the type of wedding they have been envisioning, another topic of conversation most likely was the kind of ring she has always wanted. Compare that with walking into a jewelry store and the only thing you know is that you want to buy her…something. Where do you even begin? 1 CTW Diamond Solitaire That being said, picking the right ring takes a little more than pointing at the display case and saying, “I’ll take that one.” There is a lot to consider, most of which fall into the four categories of cut, color, clarity and carat. It’s ok if you don’t have a firm grasp on what all of that means, because the person behind the counter will know for you. Most importantly, all four C’s are industry standards. Just like there are certain technical details when you are buying a new computer or television that are universal, the way that diamonds are graded in these categories are standardized, so if she has said that her lifelong dream is a two carat pear shaped diamond solitaire engagement ring, the sales associate will be able to show you a variety of different options that fulfill her desire. There is one other practical reason to making Valentine’s Day the day you hand her a diamond engagement ring and ask her to marry you: when she asks you, in the future, if you remember the proposal, you’ll at least get the date right.