Diamond Engagement Ring Guide

An engagement ring is a symbol of eternal love and commitment, and is intended to last a lifetime. Whether you are shopping alone before the proposal, or with your beaming fiancée after she has said yes, choosing the right engagement ring can be a potential minefield.

This simple guide will take you through every step of choosing a diamond engagement ring, and will explain the significance of a diamond ring, how you can find a ring she’ll love, what metal and setting you should choose for the ring, and how to determine the size and quality of your diamond. There are also some useful tips on deciding how much to spend.

First let’s take a brief look at the history of the diamond engagement ring.