FAQs Mistakes to Avoid
What is the Mistakes to Avoid when Buying an Engagement Ring ?
Before you start looking at an engagement ring it is very important to know exactly your budget and what you can afford. There is no rules in particular and reading " You have to spend 3 months salary to set your budget that feels right for you" is not something appropriate. When it comes to buy a fine jewelry and more specifically an engagement ring there is no limit to how much you can spend. Your budget has to be what you are comfortable with.
It is, of course, helpful to know that the average engagement ring cost in the United States is $5,900 according to a survey conducted by The Knot, but what matter is what is the options you have according to what you are comfortable with.
Your budget will determine what gemstone you will have to choose. Are you able to buy a natural diamond engagement ring ? is a diamond alternative like Moissanite or even a lab grown diamond an option ?. We are here to help you and will give you all the information you need.
Make sure you take into consideration her taste. This is the most important mistake to avoid. Her taste is the key of your success getting the engagement ring she will cherish.
You have to consider her style, the jewelry she already have, the shape and gemstone she like, the metal type she prefer, the type of engagement ring she like. Pay attention to the kind of engagement ring she may be posted on her social media. Ask her closer friends can be also very helpful.
Like any significant financial purchase you are doing, you have educate yourself before buying an engagement ring or it can be stressful if you don’t do enough research.
If you are looking for a diamond engagement ring, you have to know and understand the 4Cs which is the quality gradings given to a diamond, and determine the price of a diamond.
All the lab created or synthetic diamonds like moissanite or lab grown diamonds use also the 4Cs. The difference buy choosing them is the price. At equivalence of 4Cs with a natural diamond, lab grown diamonds is 30 to 40% less expensive, moissanite is 60 to 80% less expensive. These options will help you to encounter your budget without degrading the quality of your engagement ring.
Here is a brief explanation of the 4Cs:
The cut: It is a grading of how a diamond is cut, which affects how it captures light.
The color: A measurement of how colorless a white diamond is.
The clarity: A grading of how flawless a diamond is, both internally and externally.
The carat: A weight measurement that can give you an idea of how large a diamond is.
The combination of the 4Cs will give you the price of a diamond.
Never give up the certificate of authenticity. this is a must to have with any of your jewelry purchase.
Big chain stores with a massive marketing budgets is not the only option you have to consider for buying your engagement ring.
- They all have the same jewelry and maybe can't create the unique engagement ring of your future fiancée.
- Chain stores have their own system for grading diamonds, instead of having a non lucrative certificate like GIA to get the real price of your purchase.
- They have pushing salespeople who just care about doing a sale without helping you.
Not all jewellers offer quality jewelry, and not all of them have good, return policy or exchange policies in place.
We recommend searching your jewellers online. Get a good idea of the quality and customer satisfaction they provide.
At Venazia, our goal is to provide you an exceptional customer service with a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee. We are here to support you and are willing to work with you in whichever way you’re most comfortable!
Resizing an engagement ring is not usually a big deal, ut if you plan an amazing proposal proposal, you want her engagement ring to fit her to make sure everything is perfect.
We do have several options to offer you to get her perfect finger size. Read more...
It is very important to allow enough time in order to make your engagement ring purchase. You need to take in consideration:
- the time of learning.
- the research of the engagement she will like.
- The negotiation.
- The time to make your unique engagement ring.
- The time to choose the best financial option you can find.
Every gemstones has its certificate. Always make sure to look at the GIA or other authorities who examined the gemstones you are interested in. It is your obligation to request yours.
Online shopping has come a must over the years. Now, you can have a gemstones experts, stunning images of your interests, educational, and more!
All of these services ensure you will have the best shopping experience from the comfort of your home.
When you’re shopping online for an engagement ring, you need to review the warranties and guarantees the jeweler offer you.
At Venazia we offer all of these guarantees like free shipping, free return, lifetime warranties on our gemstones, 1 year warranty on our designs, and excellent return policies to ensure you are 100% satisfied.