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Buying an engagement ring: 5 practical tips that will make your life easier

Buying an engagement ring is an act that involves romanticism and emotion, after all, you are choosing what will be a strong symbol of love and commitment between you and the person who transformed your life. At the same time, you will invest a considerable amount in a delicate ring made with preciousness of nature. […]

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Buying an engagement ring is an act that involves romanticism and emotion, after all, you are choosing what will be a strong symbol of love and commitment between you and the person who transformed your life. At the same time, you will invest a considerable amount in a delicate ring made with preciousness of nature. All of this, certainly, is a recipe to get you out of your comfort zone.

Unlike most jewelry brands, we’re a family-owned and operated business. We see your first experience with us as the beginning of a beautiful relationship. Many of our early engagement ring customers are now returning for their anniversary gifts.

Founded in 2013 by a third-generation jeweler, Bashford Jewelry is our passion and our livelihood. It’s how we connect to our community, how we serve others, how we live out our values, and how we give back to causes dear to us.

Our goal is to have you fall in love with everything we create for you. Let our story be part of your forever story.

To help you, we list 5 practical points that you should consider before choosing an engagement ring.

1. Lifestyle

When choosing engagement rings model, it is important to consider the lifestyle of the person who will wear the jewelry, as it will be worn for years and years by his future bride.

If she has a hectic lifestyle and tends to be a practical person, a ring with lots of details, big, well-designed stones may not be the ideal choice for her in the long run.

Her profession can also influence the style of the jewelry. Some professional activities call for jewelry with simple structures. For example, professionals who work caring for and caring for people, such as doctors, nurses, teachers and physiotherapists, should avoid rings with a high crown and exposed diamonds.

2. Personal style

In addition to your future bride’s daily activities, it is important to take her personal style into consideration. What she wears, likes to wear and even a little bit of her own personality can help you choose the perfect engagement ring.

Observe what she uses to express herself, whether at work, in social settings and even at home. Types of fabrics and garments, colors, shoes and, most importantly, the accessories she usually chooses can help you identify your future bride’s fashion style. If you have access, do a search in her jewelry box. Observe what she uses on a daily basis and whether she uses many accessories or not.

After discovering the style of your future bride, surely a jeweler will be able to direct you to some engagement ring designs that match her.

3. Your budget

Mixing finance and love is not a simple matter. However, with a little common sense, it is possible to relieve the pressure that this type of decision can cause a little.

The world of jewelry is probably too dark for you and you may have never researched anything about engagement rings in your life. So, possibly you were surprised by the values ​​of the jewels, after all, they cost much more than you imagined.

4. The ring rim

Finding out the size of the ring is undoubtedly one of the biggest challenges when planning a marriage proposal. Therefore, it is not just a detail, but it is essential information.

Usually, the proposal is a surprise, so it is quite common to miss the size of the ring bezel. In most cases, it is possible to adjust the rim and most jewelry stores offer this service as a courtesy to their customers. However, in order to avoid future frustrations and unforeseen circumstances related to the size of the jewel, it is worth going a little deeper into the subject.

5. Gold color

After defining the design and budget, many grooms are faced with one more issue: the gold color of the engagement ring. After all, is there such a thing as a better gold tone for this type of jewelry? As you may have guessed, the answer is not that simple.

If you are in doubt as to which color of gold to choose, the first thing to consider is the taste of it in relation to the jewels. If you don’t know, look at the color of the jewelry and accessories she wears or take a walk with her at the mall, stop to look at some jewelry showcases and surely, in a few minutes, you’ll find out what her taste is.

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