Affordable Engagement Rings
Many different styles of engagement rings are there. They range from very plain and simple that does not cost a lot of money, to very elaborate and expensive. You can buy a solitary or group of diamonds on the ring. But if you have a tight budget, then you will want to learn how to find affordable engagement rings. Let's look at these rings closer to find out more information.
Different Types of Engagement Rings
Engagement rings usually have a diamond as a stone / rock. But if your fiancée likes other gems, they can be used alone or along with diamonds. But let's talk about the diamond ring to see the different settings available.
You can get the stone in different cuts such as princess cut (square), emerald, marquise, oval, and even heart-shaped pieces. Princess cut is probably a cheaper cut of them all. The marquise and emerald cuts in particular, could run into a little more money.
You can also have a diamond, called a solitaire. This is traditional the favorite, especially if you prefer a single large stone. But you can get diamonds arranged in groupings of two or three stones. With a three-stone ring the centre diamond is usually a bit larger carat wise than the other two stones.
Two stones in each side of the center stone is usually suitable size. In the setting of two other small diamond stone, it can be used in settings as well, to highlight two stones. Two and three stone engagement rings usually have a greater carat weight combination than the solitaires do.
This is only a brief description of what style of ring that you can find in jewelry stores today. Depending on your budget, you will find a variety of rings that are more affordable than the other rings. Also, because you are looking at buying an engagement ring you need to be aware of the color, clarity, cut and carat along with the size and shape. And make sure the quality has been supported by the American Gem Society.