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How Does A Man Choose The Right Engagement Ring?

Engagement Rings, guys,

Choosing the perfect engagement ring for your partner is going to take a long time. While you might want to select the first diamond you see, that is not a sensible move. You need a ring that says something about your relationship. For instance, many people with a child will go for a three-diamond product. That is because it represents the three people in your relationship. Of course, you can always seek the services of a female friend who is willing to help you make the choice. However, there are lots of ways you can get things right without assistance, and your partner will prefer that.

Look for inspiration in moviesThere are lots of movies in which people get engaged and married. If you’re at a total loss, perhaps you should spend time watching them for inspiration? In most instances, you’ll want something that is made from silver, white gold, or platinum. However, many women prefer yellow gold these days. Just see what you come across in her favorite films. Who knows? She might even recognize your choice and know where you got the idea. That will make her feel extra special.

Consider your budget – Lots of online articles suggest you should spend around three month’s wages on an engagement ring. Even so, you don’t have to do what journalists say. You could spend a lot more or a lot less. It all comes down to where your priorities lie. For some women, the cost of their engagement ring is not important. That is often the case when they know you will spend a lot on the wedding and honeymoon. Just make sure you work out your budget before you start looking for rings. Otherwise, you might start to feel a little disappointed when you see the asking price.

Buy women’s magazinesThere are lots of women’s magazines on the shelves that cover a broad range of subjects. Many of them will publish engagement ring articles from time to time. Indeed, we saw one last week that said Verragio rings are popular in 2015. With a bit of luck, you will discover something in those magazines that seems perfect. All the information you require should be contained within the pages. The writers will tell you where to buy the rings, and how much they cost. Just remember to keep hold of any images. That way, you can show the jeweler when you finally go to visit.

Ask your partnerBelieve it or not, a lot of women don’t want their engagement ring design to be a surprise. Your partner probably knows you are going to make a poor choice, and so they should be willing to help. Perhaps you could give her some photographs of rings on your shortlist. That would allow her to let you know which she prefers. Involving her in the process is a sure-fire way to guarantee you don’t make any silly mistakes.

Finding the right engagement ring does not have to be difficult if you follow the ideas in this post. So long as you don’t walk into a jewelry store and buy the first ring you encounter, everything should be fine. Ideally, she probably wants you to spend a month or more making your selection. So, don’t rush into anything, and always ask if you are unsure.

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About Ray Gruenfelder

Creator and Founder of The Guy Corner NYC, the Guys lifestyle blog (Tech, Sports, Food, Drinks & much more) Married father of 2, this page is dedicated to "Guy Stuff". We will be sharing Tech tips, mobile app reviews, sports stories, talking about my favorite foods and adult beverages & a whole lot more.

Posted on September 10, 2015 9:44 am, in For The Guys and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. I like the idea of letting us ladies help choose the ring. My engagement ring is a style that annoys me.

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