How to purchase A Diamond Engagement Ring

A breathtaking  and extraordinary beautiful diamond ring is meticulous selective to celebrate rare love.


Know what you want to spend 

There will be various array of engagement rings when shopping. Hence, it is important to have a price range in mind.

Personality Type

The shape of diamond  you buy  should suit her personality type.

Round Shape: Easy to get along with, simple and dependable.

Marquise: Experimental, exciting, innovative and extorted.

Heart: Sentimental and creative, feminine and sensitive.


 A Diamonds’4Cs of Diamonds 

 4Cs which are Cut,  Clarity, Colour  and Carat is important to the value of the diamond.

Cut :  The diamonds cut should show a good brilliance and sparkle.

Clarity:  Most diamonds contain distinct  birthmarks called inclusions (internal) and blemishes (external). Diamonds without these clarity attributes are rare – and rarity translates to higher cost when buying diamonds.

The  Gemological Institute of America(GIA) Clarity Grades  ranges from Flawless to Included (I3).


Flawless, Internally Flawless: No internal or external imperfections. Internally Flawless: No internal imperfections. Very rare.


Very, Very Slightly Included: Very difficult to see imperfections under 10x magnification. An excellent quality diamond.


Very Slightly Included: Imperfections are not typically visible to the unaided eye. Less expensive than the VVS1 or VVS2 grades.


Slightly Included: Imperfections are visible under 10x magnification, and may be visible with the unaided eye. A good diamond value.

1I, I2, I3


Colour::  Diamonds mainly appear colourless. However, several diamonds contain subtle shades of yellow or brown.The less colour a diamond has, the higher its colour grade. Fancy diamonds are different from the colour mentioned.

GIA-color-grading-scale Carat:Diamond is weighed in carats with one carat weighing about the same as a paper clip, or 0.2 grams. 4Cs-Carat-Weight  Note

 Blood Diamonds also known as “Conflict Diamonds” are stones produced in areas controlled by rebel forces that  are opposed to internationally recognized governments. Make sure the shop or designer supplying you with diamonds know about ‘Conflict diamonds’.

Love is timeless so are diamonds 

About Author

Nike Ademuyiwa, a member of the British Jeweller Association, is a jewellery expert with many years of experience in the jewellery industry.She is the creative director of  Tink Jewellery  a brand which tells people’s personal story either of love, life and style into the art of jewellery creation.

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