2016-07-07 What Does Your Engagement Ring Say About You?

diamond buyerDiamonds come in many shapes, sizes, and cuts. Believe it or not, your dream ring can say a lot about who you are as a bride and what sort of wedding you plan to have.

What Does Your Diamond Engagement Ring Say About You?

1.Round Cut
With an elegant round cut diamond ring, you are sure to want a classic wedding. People often tell you that you were born just a few decades too late, and they might be right. From the A-line silhouette of your perfect wedding dress to your mile-long veil, everything about your wedding will be timeless. Of course, when it comes to music, a DJ will never do. You are much more likely to choose a band. After all, you can’t imagine dancing your first dance to anything other than Sinatra.

2. Princess Cut
You are the very definition of a modern bride. Forget tradition, you are all about walking down the aisle to the beat of your own drum (figuratively speaking, of course). You are a 21st-century woman and everything about your wedding will follow suit. Instead of toasting with champagne, maybe you want to raise a mason jar of craft beer to ring in the rest of your life with the one you love.

3. Cushion Cut
You value tradition, but you are likely to add a trendy twist to spice up an otherwise predictable wedding. You gravitate towards glamour and extravagance, forever fascinated by the Hollywood lifestyle. You may not have the resources to pull off a wedding of Kardashian proportion, but darn it, you’re worth it, and you will settle for nothing less than champagne towers and crystal-embellished bouquets!

Of course, your engagement ring may also depend on your fiancé’s financial situation. They say that one should plan to spend anywhere from one to three month’s salary on an engagement ring, but that rule isn’t necessarily set in stone. Studies show that nearly one-third of diamond buyers are willing to spend more than $1,000.

Your ring may also be impacted by your own personal beliefs and values. Because of the controversy surrounding the diamond industry, millennial diamond jewelry buyers are far more positive about lab created diamonds than older generations. In fact, as many as 80% of millennial diamond buyers feel happy or neutral towards the idea of lab-grown diamonds.

Nonetheless, diamond buyers looking for the real thing are still out there. If you are looking to sell a diamond ring, you are in luck. Global diamond jewelry sales continue to grow, increasing three-fold in the past 25 years and are currently worth over $72 billion every year. It is safe to say that now is the ideal time to sell diamond jewelry.

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