Engagement rings can be expensive. So, when making that kind of investment, in a person and in a piece of jewelry, you want to make sure you get it right. While it’s up to you to pick the right partner, there’s a new trend that can help you pick the perfect engagement ring: the ring before the ring.
If you and your S.O. know there could be I Do’s in your future, it doesn’t hurt to get on the same page as a couple to find the best engagement ring for the both of you when the time comes. Start your process with these valuable tips from Judd Rottenberg, owner and diamond specialist here at Long’s!
Inspired by Lea Michele’s engagement ring? Read more to learn how you can find a similar style for your big moment, too.
No matter how much you love your spouse-to-be, it’s not always realistic to spend tens of thousands of dollars on an engagement ring. Luckily, how much you spend does not correlate with how much you love your significant other, but rather an engagement ring is meant to be a symbol of love, passion and commitment --no matter the price tag.
Once that ring goes on your finger, you’ve not only gained a fiancé –you have a new prized possession to admire. And while your engagement ring will always look beautiful from afar, it’s up to you to keep that close-up view as sparkly as the day you got it. This isn’t just an ordinary piece of jewelry, so before you grab your cleaning supplies, make sure you’re following specific instructions to care for your new carats.
Love the look of a vintage engagement ring,but want to keep it modern? Look no further than one of these stunning vintage inspired engagement rings.
Bridal designers are incorporating details from past eras in their ring designs today more than ever before. Vintage inspired rings, with details like milgrain and unique filigree and unexpected diamond halos, are one of the most desirable engagement ring styles at the moment.
Take a look at some of our favorite vintage inspired rings that we've hand selected from our collection: