FAQ

FAQ

How much should you spend on an engagement ring? With a recent study suggesting that smaller engagement rings lead to more successful marriages, there has been a lot of discussion about how much to spend on engagement rings and weddings. The study surveyed straight couples in the US and found...

Let’s be honest – bread is delicious. However, when we refer to a baguette engagement ring, we’re not dreaming of French pastries. Baguette diamonds are actually side diamonds that frame your center stone, for an elegant and sophisticated look that hearkens back to early 20th century. Baguette diamonds, named so because...
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It’s easy to appreciate the rare beauty of fancy colored diamonds, but not much is known about them. Even diamond experts don’t know everything there is to know about these gorgeous colored stones. I’ve compiled some of our most frequently asked questions to give our readers a better picture...

Ritani Virtual Gemologist appointments are a great way to get unbiased, obligation free information and advice when looking for your perfect diamond. Buying a diamond is a daunting enough process, but finding the right diamond can seem an impossible task when faced with tens of thousands of options online. Most people...
engagement rings under $10,000

Ritani has many options for engagement rings under $10,000. The average price for a Ritani engagement ring is slight over $8000 – encompassing many diamond shapes, settings, and quality grades. If you allocate between 50% and 65% of that total budget for your center diamond, you’ll be looking at over 4,500...
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Which hand does the engagement ring go on? Traditionally, women wore engagement rings on the third finger of their left hand (next to the pinky). This is because, in a world before medical science, people believed that there was a vein that traveled right to the heart from that...
engagement ring appraisal

When shopping for an engagement ring, look out for retailers that offer appraisals as part of your purchase. These jewelers are far more likely to be reputable, be they online or in a physical store. It is in the jewelers’ interests, as much as yours, to show that your...
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An engagement ring and wedding band should be first and foremost a reflection of your personality and taste. Naturally, there’s no problem with people deciding they don’t want a diamond ring for personal reasons. However, recently I’ve been seeing a fair amount of articles and blog posts out there about...