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3 Ways to Make Diamond Engagement Rings Affordable

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If you've ever looked at diamond rings or engagement rings, you may have wondered how in the world jewelry stores get away with the prices they charge for a diamond. It's not easy to come by a quality diamond, but you still don't have to break the bank. These three tips will help you save plenty of money without having to compromise when it's time to buy your bling.

Shop around

You can save money on your engagement ring by shopping around in different places. It's a good idea to save up as much money as you can before you start shopping so you'll have more options. You may also want to compare prices online, since many online retailers offer lower prices than you'll find at a local jewelry store. When you first start shopping, decide how much money you want to spend on the ring. That way, you won't waste time looking at rings that are too expensive. You should look for a high-quality ring that fits within your budget so it will last for years to come.

Pay attention to carat weight

The most important factor in determining a diamond's price is its weight—specifically, its carat weight. The bigger the carat weight, the more expensive it is—but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice quality for size! A 2 carat diamond might be three times as expensive as a 0.75-carat diamond, but what really matters is how well cut it is—the better cut it has, the brighter and more stunning it will look!

Consider a diamond alternative

If you're looking for something affordable and unique, there are plenty of other precious stones out there that are cheaper than diamonds. A great alternative is a sapphire, which is not only less expensive than a diamond but also looks just as good and will last just as long. Another option is an emerald or ruby, both of which have become very popular in recent years thanks to celebrities like Scarlett Johansson sporting them on their left hands instead of traditional diamonds.

Takeaway

As you can see we have just scratched the surface with these three tips. We could have written a ton more ways that you can save on diamond engagement rings. But we will leave it up to you to discover some of the other ways that you can save money on your next diamond purchase.

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