Buying a Diamond Engagement Ring is a massive investment. In Northern Ireland Jewellers such as Robert Adair Jewellers in Ballymena can give you advice about diamonds, jewellery and top quality gifts.
Diamonds have been associate with engagement rings for many years. In fact diamonds became popular in the 1800’s but were still out of reach for most normal working people. At that time engagement rings featured intricate designs and lesser gem stones. It wasn’t until the 1930’s that clever marketing men who came up with the slogan “Diamonds are Forever”. Since then we have always associated diamonds with the ultimate sophistication, and timeless class.
Buying diamonds can be daunting and for most of us it will be a one time experience. Being informed about how diamonds are classified will help you to know that you are buying the best.
Robert Adair Jewellers have a great Diamond guide on their website which helps buyers to understand Clarity. Clarity refers to flaws, blemishes or inclusions of a diamond. The table below shows how diamonds are graded according to clarity.
Knowing these terms will help you to get the very best diamond for your money. Before looking into engagement rings be sure to set your budget – know what you can afford and have a look at what is on offer. Remember that you can also buy the diamond separately and have a setting designed. A bespoke diamond engagement ring will make for the ultimate proposal. In Northern Ireland Ballymena based Robert Adair Jewellers can show you the beautiful rings in their showroom and also help you to find a designer who will provide a bespoke creation for your loved one.
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