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Many people, when buying an engagement ring, invest a significant amount of their savings into buying the perfect ring. If you are looking to propose or planning an engagement, you may wish to consider investing in a custom made ring. Not only do you get something that can be unique, but you also get to choose what it is that you want exactly.
· Choosing a Style of Ring
One of the major benefits of having a custom ring made is that you can mix and match different aspects of other designs, and put them together into a one-of-a-kind design. To get some inspiration, you should browse the websites of reputable jewellers like Ringleaders, and look at all of the different styles that are on offer.
You will also need to decide if you are having any precious stones such as diamonds, as well as the type of metal that you will use for the ring itself. When you know what you want, it is time to shop around!
· Speaking to Jewellers
It is important to make sure that the company that you decide to commission to make your engagement ring is a certified jeweller and uses only ethically sourced materials. It is also important that you choose a company that does the work in-house, rather than subcontracting it out.
Many jewellers will offer bespoke jewellery and then use a third party to do the job, but some high-quality jewellers do the work themselves, and you can see some of their unique works here.
· Surprisingly Affordable
When you are looking to purchase an engagement ring, and you hear the word custom or bespoke, you may automatically also assume it’s pricey. However, you may be surprised to learn that commissioning a bespoke ring will not cost you any more than a similar finished ring from the jeweller’s standard collection.
· You Choose the Quality
Diamonds are graded into different categories which are dictated by the colour and clarity of each stone. The highest grade is D, which would be a clear diamond with no visible colour. However, when it comes to the lower grade of stones which are used to make the jewellery more affordable, the average layman would not be able to tell the difference. Once a stone has been set in the ring, you cannot see the difference between a Grade G and a Grade H.
Both of these grades are near colourless, but the price of the Grade H diamond will be lower than the higher grade. You can save yourself some money by choosing a lower grade diamond and still not diminish the overall effect of the ring.
So when you decide to buy a custom engagement ring, you have quite a few benefits to make it an easy decision. You get to choose the ring that your future bride has always wanted, make it unique, and potentially even save some money in the process. The question to ask is not why would you want a custom engagement ring; the question should be why wouldn’t you want a custom engagement ring?