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2017  |  Posted by Emily  |  Filed under engagement ring blue sapphire, antique engagement ring, his and her wedding rings

Overall, it can seem like a daunting task in picking out that perfect engagement ring.

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2017  |  Posted by Emily  |  Filed under engagement rings for less, unique princess cut engagement rings, double wedding ring

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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. In the past, buyers wanted their diamonds to reflect a rainbow of colors, soft pinks, yellow, or green tints. While colored diamonds are still available today, they were considered more valuable in the past. It is also important to note that many of the modern colored diamonds are artificially altered to enhance the color. "Cut is also a matter of taste and another reason antique engagement rings may be the best answer. Another perfectly acceptable reason for purchasing antique engagement rings is they often offer buyers a better quality diamond at a lower price than purchasing a new ring. 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.

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"Clarity takes into account the number, character, and visibility of flaws within the stone.

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While modern day jewelers struggle to offer customers something unique and contemporary, the bride-to-be may be more inclined to appreciate the style and inherent charm of an antique. Learn more...