Pearl engagement rings? It may seem atypical but it’s an engagement ring stone that you will like. For thousand of years, pearls have been symbols of grace and luxury. Pearl engagement ring is a stunning option when you are looking for an alternative to the traditional diamond engagement ring. There are certain things you need to know before going for a pearl engagement ring. Here are some things to look out for that are similar to diamond but make pearls unique.
Before you begin your search, keep a price range in mind. The more features are added to the ring, the more expensive the ring becomes. If you are not careful, a pearl ring that should be more affordable than a diamond may just be as expensive.
Like every other gem, pearls come in sizes too. When you are getting your girl a ring, ensure it is the size she’ll be fine wearing. You can tell your jeweler the size of pearl you want in relation to carat size and they can assist you.
Another important aspect about your pearl ring is the setting. There are several styles to choose from – There are Victorian, vintage and modern styles to choose from. It’s important you know what you want ahead of time as you plan going for ring shopping. There can be more than one pearl in the setting and they can be in a mix with other diamonds or other gems.
The most common pearl types are white pearls, but they aren’t the only ones in the market. There are other colors like pink, green, purple and black that you can choose from. However, keep in mind that the more vibrant the color is, the more expensive they are. They are also in varying shapes and you have different shape options to choose from. Also you can decide to use more than one color throughout the ring that you design.
In choosing a wedding band for her, choose a metal that works well for engagement rings and for pearl as well. Some popular metals are yellow and white gold, platinum and sterling silver. There are other options like rose gold and titanium or you can combine two or three of these metals. The band can be solid or woven, straight or concave, shiny or brushed depending on what you think your love would like. Diamond studding along the band is a great option for something a little unique.
Pearls are very delicate gems and can get easily damaged so must be treated with care and love.
There are lots of fake pearls being sold for the price of original ones in the market but real pearls are quite expensive because of how rare they are. Talk to an expert and do your own test too- a good test is to rub the pearl up and down on your front tooth. If it is real, if it will feel rough to test.
An engagement ring is a special jewelry and the girl you are buying it for may appreciate a pearl’s uniqueness to the diamond which is everyone’s favorite. Remember the 4 C’s of buying a diamond – Color, Clarity, Cut and Carat when buying pearls so you are not fooled by ridiculously low prices and a great guarantee. You have to make the right impression with your engagement ring and a good pearl ring does just that.