Things to Consider Before Choosing a Solitaire Ring

By Sophia Young

Your engagement is one of the most important times of your life as a couple. It is the start of the journey of long lasting love and commitment. A good start will lead to a good run, and this is why you would want to make everything perfect.

One of the most important elements in planning a proposal is finding the perfect engagement ring.You probably have your eyes set on a piece already, perhaps  a classic solitaire diamond ring. However, aesthetics is not the only factor to consider in choosing “the one”, so what are the things that we need to consider in getting one?


Choosing the engagement ring is like choosing the wedding dress— consider your partner’s personality, likes and dislikes.If your partner takes their time and effort choosing by looking into the variety of dresses and choosing the perfect one that would surely match the vibe their looking for the wedding, you should devote the same time and energy in choosing “the ring.”

So you may want to dive into different solitaire engagement ring settings. Survey different ring sets and decide which one looks best for your partner, and what they would like best. It’s the symbol of both the start of your commitment to each other, so it has to be the best one for you both, it’s okay to take your time.


Let’s face it classic solitaire engagement rings and wedding rings don’t come cheap nor does your marriage and future. Which is why it’s best that even before you get a ring and pop the questions, take a look at your current finance state. You don’t want to spend all your savings on a ring and completely run out of money for the wedding, or worse your life after the wedding.

It’s good to save up for your whole marriage. Make sure that you have enough money to cover the expenses for the engagement ring, the wedding, and the start of your life as newlyweds. Plan out a budget for each phase. Having a budget for the wedding ring can help you  look for the suitable engagement ring for you both.


Before getting the ring, it’s best that you have all things planned out. Make sure that it’s the best time for you and your partner to jump into a new big decision in your lives. Timing is important. Get the ring when all things are great to you too, and you know deep down inside you that they are ready for leap too. You wouldn’t want to buy a ring just when a relative dies or when either of you loses your job. Get a ring when you two are ready for the next step.

With all that said

With all that said the heart can rush things and go for the best things immediately, that’s when you have to focus and step back for a minute to consider a few things. An engagement is not a small decision, everything should be planned: from the ring to the timing, everything  should be polished. Take your time in choosing the perfect engagement ring for both of you, Make a budget, plan a time, ang get a ring. There are a lot of rings out there, with different prices and different styles. The outline of your expectations can be a good guide to look for the one that meets all your needs. You just need to look for it. Take time to research and survey.

Your ring is the symbol of the beginning of your marriage so make sure that it’s the best one for you two. A good start leads to a good run.  Good luck in choosing your engagement ring!

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