Are you getting ready to pop the question but have no idea what to look for in an engagement ring? Don’t worry, you aren’t the only one. To help you find the perfect ring, the Shops of Southlake and Zales Southlake have put together a simple engagement ring guide.
Set a Budget
While people say you should spend 2 months of your income on an engagement ring, we believe that there shouldn’t be a rule. Think more about what your potential fiancé would like and what you can purchase without breaking the bank. Regardless of the budget you set, Zales Southlake will surely have the perfect ring.
Choose a Stone
Even though the traditional stone people usually pick are diamonds, there are plenty of other great stone options such as emeralds, rubies and various colors of sapphire. With all these options, you probably are now even more unsure about what kind of ring they will like, but Zales Southlake suggests that when in doubt, go with the diamonds.
Choose a Stone Shape
So there are quite a few different shapes in which the diamond or stone can be cut. The stone shapes to choose from are round, princess, cushion, oval, emerald pear, radiant, asscher, marquise and heart. While some of these shapes may have to be specially cut, most will be available in-store. If you are unsure about the shape, you can never go wrong with the traditional round or oval cut.
Choose a Ring Setting
Lastly, you need to choose a setting, to which there are four parts – style, metal type, metal color and size. When we say style, we’re referring to the band. The band can be a single band with the single stone, stones wrapping the entire band, three stones, multiple bands, and you can even choose to get the full bridal set. As for the metal type and color, you can choose rose, white or yellow gold, platinum or silver. Now, as for the size, you may have to do some digging to find that one out.
We hope this engagement ring guide will help you decide on the perfect ring. If you’re ready to get on one knee and pop the question, make sure to turn to Zales Southlake at the Shops of Southlake to find the ring that’s sure to make them say yes.
Shops of Southlake is offered by Weitzman. Weitzman is one of the leading commercial real estate companies in North Texas. Weitzman offers a full range of Commercial Real Estate services including Project Representation, Tenant Representation and Investment Sales and, is also a leading Asset Management and Development Services Commercial Real Estate firm.
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