Checklist: 7 things to remember when buying an engagement ring


Here you will find a list of all aspects that are important.

Congratulations on your decision to turn your milestone into a diamond ring!

A diamond ring is not an everyday purchase. Understandable, therefore, if there are still many unanswered questions. So that you can be sure that you have made the right decision when making your choice, you will find a checklist with all aspects you should pay attention to as well as further links.

1. The Budget

Before you start looking for an engagement ring, you should be clear about how much you want to invest.

How to find the right budget for your engagement ring

For orientation it can help to write down your ideas of the diamond ring of your dreams and search for suitable models. This will give you an initial idea of what kind of ring is realistic for what budget.

Tip: If you buy your diamond ring online and, in the best case, choose your own diamond, you can save up to 40% compared to traditional shops – or find a larger diamond for the same budget.

Why you should buy your diamond ring online: Read more

2. The Design

A diamond ring keeps the memory of one of life's most memorable moments right in front of your eyes. Hence, it's crucial to make sure the future wearer loves her ring!

My Diamond Ring was founded based on the mission to help men and women to find the perfect diamond ring. That's why we put great emphasis on finding the right style: All designs have been assigned to matching styles: Would you like a classic ring? A glamorous or rather a minimalistic design?

Engagement ring styles by My Diamond Ring

On top of that, we have developed our style quiz in order to give you some extra guidance. Take the test and find out which style matches you best!

Style quiz

3. The Cut

4. The Diamond

Since a diamond is decisive for the effect of the whole piece, the selection of the diamond is the most important step on the way to the perfect ring.

If you are clever in choosing the diamond, you may save up to 30% or find a larger diamond for the same budget!

When choosing a dealer, make sure that you have the opportunity to choose the diamond for your ring yourself. This is the only way to have absolute price transparency and find the stone that fits both your ideas and your budget!

Therefore, please inform yourself in advance about what you need to know when choosing a diamond and which tricks you can use to make the best use of your budget.

After reading these articles, you already have sufficient knowledge to find your diamond.

If you would like additional advice on the selection or would like to receive non-binding suggestions from experts, simply let us know your budget and your ideas:

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5. The Certificate

Please only buy diamonds that have been certified by an independent institute such as the GIA. Only then you can be sure of the ethical origin and quality of your diamond

More about this topic:

My Diamond Ring exclusively offers diamonds certified by the GIA. After clicking on the GIA button in the diamond view, the certificate of the respective diamond opens, which contains all information about its quality.

Try out now: Choose a ring and then select a diamond

6. The Ring Size

7. The Guarantee

A diamond ring stands for an important decision. You should be sure about this decision – as well as the ring itself. Therefore, make sure you have comprehensive guarantees and good conditions included:

  • Quality Guarantee
  • Right of return with 100% money back guarantee
  • Exchange possibilities
  • Change of ring width free of charge
  • Free engraving
  • Free, insured shipping
  • Included services like follow-up of the madrasas
  • Reliable customer service

All about the My Diamond lifetime ring guarante

Next steps

Now you can start to create your personalized diamond ring, custom-made just for you.

  1. Select a design: In the product view you can simulate how your ring will look like in different gold colors and with different sized diamonds
  2. Select diamond: Use the filter functions to find the diamond that suits you perfectly.
  3. Finish: Specify the correct ring size and, if desired, your personal engraving.

Tutorial: 3 steps to a custom diamond ring

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