Getting engaged is a very happy occasion for both the man and woman involved in the relationship. Most engagements are caped with a ring, and getting the right ring can be a hassle for most people. Those with this experience by know about the 4Cs of diamond rings among other things. Still, others may be clueless on hat to look for when shopping for that precious gem for the big day.
This defines just how much the stone will sparkle. A finely cut stone will hide defects, shine brilliantly and look larger. Thus, it will be more expensive to purchase than a poorly cut stone. The diamonds are graded in excellent, very good, good, fair and poor.
Here the diamond’s blemishes and inclusions are put under scrutiny. You will thus see ratings of FL for flawless, IF for internally flawless and SI1 or SI2 for slightly included. Of course the flawlessly clear diamonds will be very expensive. For the bridal rings go for either the SI1 or SI2.
The diamond’s color is rated from a D to a Z. A colorless diamond will thus be a D, with the color decreasing from there. According to your budget, you can choose which one best suits your needs.
The carat is the numbers most people see when buying the jewelry. As a rule of thumb, it is advisable to go for a bridal ring of a carat that is slightly lower than 1, as not much difference is there between the 1 carat and lesser than 1 carat diamond.