Wedding rings are important, but it can be easy to forget that engagement rings are just as much a necessary and please part of the process of getting married. After all, they symbolize that you love your partner so much that you are prepared to go the extra mile and be with them for the rest of your life.
When it comes to getting married, every small detail should be absolutely perfect to ensure that you big day goes as well as possible, After all, it will end up being one of the best if not the best day of your life. When it comes to rings, picking a wedding ring can be hard enough, but picking an engagement ring to go along with it can be something of a nightmare. But don’t worry, just remember that, along with everything else about the wedding, choosing the engagement ring should be something that you should cherish and enjoy.
Firstly, the big question: should you go shopping for an engagement ring on your own or with your future spouse? Obviously going alone means that you can surprise them, Going together obviously means that you will lose the element of surprise, but at the same time it means that you can make it an experience to remember as you both go about planning your future of happiness together. Also, remember, that no matter how well you may know your partner, there will always be a chance, even a remote one, that you may end up buying something that they do not like. And as it will be something that they will be wearing for a long time, it does appear to be best to let them come along as you choose it.
Engagement rings are not as expensive as wedding rings, but are equally as important as they mark the first official step towards your new life. They also usually have a vastly different design from wedding rings, often solver with a diamond on top. The fact that they come at a fraction of the price is hugely advantageous as it means that you can afford to go all out on the wedding rings whilst still getting something beautiful.
Types of engagement ring include Cathedral, which features a raised gemstone, Halo, which features one large diamond surrounded by many smaller ones, and Solitaire, arguably the most popular variety, which carries one large, magnificent diamond. As you have no doubt realized, they are more extravagant than wedding rings, so you can really choose something to match your partner’s personality. This is your chance to really make them shine. Many shops will also allow you to have a meeting where they will personally discuss how to choose the perfect ring, because they recognize just how vital it is to get right. And with so many different types, there is bound to be something to everyone’s liking.
And, after many years of being happily married, the engagement ring will always serve as a reminder of how you took that first, incredible step towards a new and happy life.