As one of the most life-changing and emotional points in your life, being able to choose the right engagement ring that sums up the love and commitment between you and your partner, is vital. Traditionally made from a ring set with a diamond, there are many different styles of which to choose from, all catering for whatever preferences the wearer has in mind.
Here at S.P Green, we are a vastly experienced, family-run bespoke jewellers based in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarterand have been designing and making jewellery items for well over 4 decades now. Aside from our three stores in the area, we offer an exclusive online service. Our range of engagement rings have been exclusively designed with our customer’s hopes and aspirations in mind and considering the role of these types of rings, each piece is lovingly crafted to ensure a lifetime of use.
If you’re looking for the perfect engagement ring, are you aware of the different aspects of that all-important diamond that represents its true value? Every diamond is unique – this is why they’re special, rare and used in engagement rings – but there are a number of different factors that determine the quality and cost of each piece. These are known in the industry as the four C’s.
When looking at diamonds, it’s always best to look at the colour, clarity, cut and carat of a piece in order to find its worth. Diamond colour is all about what you can’t see. Diamonds are valued by how little colouris present – the less colour, the higher their value.
Diamond clarity refers to the absence of inclusions and blemishes. Diamonds without these birthmarks are rare, and rarity affects a diamond’s value.
Cut quality is the factor that fuels a diamond’s fire, sparkle and brilliance. The allure and beauty of a particular diamond depends more on cut quality than anything else.
Diamonds and other gemstones are weighed in metric carats: one carat is equal to 0.2 grams. Because even a fraction of a carat can make a considerable difference in cost, precision is crucial. In the diamond industry, weight is often measured to the hundred thousandths of a carat, and rounded to a hundredth of a carat.
Whether you’re looking for one for your partner, or for one yourself, it can be really difficult to pick the right ring. With such a wide range of choice presented, thanks to the different styles and shapes, it’s no surprise that many people like to take their time in choosing their ideal ring. Being such an important (and expensive!) decision to make, you should be aware of every aspect, so here are some of the diamond cuts available:
Whichever cut of diamond, style or colour of ring you may have in mind, always ensure that you take plenty of time in examining as many rings you can; you never know, something else may catch your eye. Happy browsing!
If you would like further information on any of our products, please don’t hesitate to give us a call on 0121 212 0370. Alternatively, you can send us an e-mail at email@example.com or if you’re in the area, why not come to visit any of our three stores located on Warstone Lane, located in the Jewellery Quarter?