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2017  |  Posted by Emily  |  Filed under engagement ring shopping etiquette, wedding rings, 2 carat loose diamond

This will help your jeweler make suggestions on the ring you should consider.

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2017  |  Posted by Emily  |  Filed under diamond engagement ring sets, emerald cut eternity band, wedding solitaire

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Before beginning your search for the perfect wedding ring, it is best to ask yourself a few questions. Do you know about the four C's?The four C's are the criteria professionals use to determine the value of a diamond. "Clarity takes into account the number, character, and visibility of flaws within the stone. These are often referred to as inclusions. The fewer inclusions, the better the quality of the stone. "Carat is the size or weight of the diamond. The larger the stone, the higher the cost. An advantage to buying antique engagement rings is that in the 1930s and 1940s jewelers often compensated for a smaller sized diamond by setting it in an intricately designed white gold, square-shaped box. These made the stone appear larger. "Color is a matter of taste. Modern-day standards put a higher value on a clear diamonds, as a rule. The gold within a ring is measured in karats. The most popular karat weight of gold is 14 Karats, though you can find gold rings that are 18 Karats and 24 Karats as well. Gold also comes in two colors, yellow or white gold. The drawbacks of gold are that it can bend very easily when worn and tends to lose its shine after a period of time. Silver or platinum are extremely hard and does not bend as easily. Neither of these are as popular as gold is and typically costs more than gold as well.

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The most popular karat weight of gold is 14 Karats, though you can find gold rings that are 18 Karats and 24 Karats as well.

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