As you begin to research your engagement ring purchase, all the knowledge you need can be overwhelming. It is our hope that we can help you have fun in your search. This article covers the most basic information about diamonds. The “Four C’s” (cut, color, clarity and carat) determine the value of your diamond. So, what do you need to know about them?

If you make a smart purchase, you can get a 3/4-carat diamond ring for between $950 and $2000. You can get a 1-carat diamond ring for between $1200 and $3500. The trick is to find a lower quality diamond that is not downright ugly. You have to shop the right balance between diamond cut grade, diamond clarity grade and diamond color grade on the GIA rating scale. You should also buy a diamond that is certified by a reputable gem lab such as GIA, IGI, IGL, or EGL-USA.

Finally, Carat refers to the weight of the diamond. One carat is equal to 0.2 grams. The larger the diamond, the more costly it is. Very large diamonds are rarely found. Remember one large diamond is worth more than five small ones of equal weight, so make sure when comparison shopping that you get just the weight of the center stone not including the smaller diamonds around it.

You are the confident guy with a sure step. You walk in and inform the jeweler that you are looking for a princess cut diamond engagement ring. As the jeweler shows you his different styles you let your eyes do their work. Does it sparkle enough? Is there one that has more flash and brilliance then another? Let the jeweler show you his best stones and tell you about the cut, color, clarity and carat weight. How much is it? How do others compare to it? In order to keep it within your budget (and you need to have an idea of your price – your internet search should have helped you with this) can you trade color for clarity and still get size?

Have a budget in mind before you go shopping for 結婚對戒. It can be tempting to see a piece you like and want to buy it, but if you’ve set the budget beforehand you won’t even look at pieces out of range. You’ll save money and buy a piece of Jewelry you can afford.

The two critical areas of knowledge to get the best price for your jewelry are the factors that determine the value of estate jewelry and the options to liquidating it. Does this mean you have to become a gemologist just to sell your jewelry? No. But some homework and note taking can mean a much higher price paid for your jewelry. Let’s start with what determines the value of estate jewelry.

Displaying is key to increasing jewelry sales, whether it is jewelry boxes, various jewelry displays or showcases it is vital to your business that you keep up with the display end of it. Remember, “Packaging Sells”. Package correctly and watch your sales soar.