We’ve previously talked about how the three month salary rule no longer applies when it comes time to buy that special engagement ring, although investing in one is still an expensive venture.
Depending on the 4 C’s – carat, cut, clarity, and colour – diamond rings can range anywhere between $3,000 to almost a million if you have a celebrity budget. Setting a budget for yourself and finding viable options within that range is important, as well as brushing up on your diamond knowledge, so it’s important to be prepared before going in.
To help you out, we visited our good friends at Diamond World Fine Jewellery and collected four different diamond engagement rings for different budgets, ranging from $3,000 to $15,000.
Remember, when shopping for a ring, always talk to your jeweller about your options and any questions you have. They’re the experts for a reason.
$3,000 – $4,000
This plain shank oval halo ring sits at $3,700 and has a total weight of 0.47 carats. Valued at $3,700, it’s perfect for anyone looking for a simple design and not much flash, while still sparkly enough to catch your eye.
$8,000 – $9,000
GIA-certified 0.81-carat princess cut diamond with 0.21-carat round brilliant cut diamonds adorning the band. With a total weight of 1.02-carat, this pretty thing is priced at $8,550 and perfect for anyone who loves an all-over diamond look.
$11,000 – $12,000
A sparkly round brilliant cut solitaire diamond with plain shank and a total weight of 1.011 carats. Priced at $11,100, this ring is the epitome of “less is more.”
$13,000 – $15,000
A perfect blend of pink and white diamonds, this stunner features 1.01-carat cushion cut diamonds, 0.36-carat side diamonds, 0.13-carat pink diamonds, and a double halo split band. The ideal ring for anyone who loves a bit of sparkly glam.
Diamond World Fine Jewellery are experts in crafting the perfect, custom-made piece for life’s special moments. Visit www.diamondworldfinejewellery.com.au now to book your complimentary one-on-one consultation with Master Craftsman, Jim Chohaili.