Tips to get the perfect ring for YOU. Be Thrifty. Be Flexible. Be Non-traditional.
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Female 1: Welcome to Love U where hopefully today you’ll graduate with a little extra credit in the love department. Today’s lesson is how to get the ring you want. You thought finding the tight man was difficult. Try finding the right ring while your man may be doing the buying. According to a survey on the knock.com, 79% of engagement ring sales involve input from the brides, so ladies you need to figure out what you want. Industry experts will tell you to consider the four C’s when choosing a diamond. Clarity, Color, Cut, and Karat. Here at Love U, we would like to tell you about the three B’s. Diamond companies will tell you to expect to spend between two to three months salary on your engagement ring. Of course, they do, because they are the ones collecting your coin, but, not every ring has to come from Mary Winston. Be thrifty. Check out places like bluenile.com and Jewelry Estate Sales to get the best value for your valuables. Some men are lucky enough to have a family heir-loomed pass on to their fiancé, but, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you are a lucky lady. Male 1: My Grandmother gave me this so that one day I could put a ring on my fiancé. Female 2: It’s—is it in there? Female 1: Be flexible. If the family rock turns to be the family chip, why not suggest using that diamond in your room setting. A compromise that’s sure to make everyone happy. Speaking of chips, why not be non-traditional and forego the diamond altogether. After all, Princess Diana’s ring was a sapphire. Being most non-traditional design that you’ll come across is a 1:58 engagement ring with a USB flash drive. It’s designed so that you and your honey can share your memories digitally. We are all for originality, but we do have our limits. Take a look at this. Male; I’ll do my best to make sure that everyday is as wonderful as the day before it. Female 2: Wait a minute, what is that? I decided to find a ring as unique as you are and I know that I’m way more precious to you than any gem baby. Male: Now, you can fit me on the palm of your hand. Female: No, No, Stop. Female 1: Getting the ring you want is not a simple jewelry purchase. Men and Women have been exchanging ring since the thirteenth century, so you’re actually bound to a piece of history. Be persistent and you’re sure to get a ring as perfect for your hand as the man on your arm. Thanks for watching Love U. I’m Tiffany Smith and we’ll see you again next time.