"At first I had no idea what budget I would have to reckon with and how much a diamond ring with, say, one carat would actually cost." - Thomas M.
Before you really start looking, it's worth getting a first overview of how much different types of rings (plain, with diamond pavé, etc.) with diamonds of different quality and size usually cost. Here you will find some orientation guidelines.
"I knew that Sarah absolutely wanted a diamond with one carat. However, most of the rings I looked at in the beginning were unfortunately way too expensive ... a friend of mine then gave me the tip that you can save a lot if you choose the diamond for the ring yourself: It is not necessary to take a diamond that meets the top criteria of all quality characteristics! For example, if the diamond has small impurities, you can't see that with the naked eye. With a few tricks I finally found Sarah's dream ring ... on my budget." - Julius F.
If you choose the diamond for your ring yourself, you can actually save up to 30% compared to "finished" rings. The ring configurator of My Diamond Ring makes this possible: choose a design in the first step and the matching diamond in the second. The prices for ring and diamond are shown separately - so you have full price transparency. All tips and tricks: How to find the perfect ring within your budget.