Lisa Antonecchia explains what you need to know about how to buy an engagement ring

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Planning to buy an engagement ring? There are rules and things you need to look out for when you are preparing for this big purchase.

Lead Planner and Designer Lisa Antonecchia from Creative Concepts by Lisa wants to make sure you ask the right questions.

Watch your 4 C’s:

Cut: A diamond cut is a style or design guide used when shaping a diamond for polishing such as the brilliant cut.

Color: The GIA grades diamonds on a scale of D (colorless) through Z (light color). All D-Z diamonds are considered white, even though they contain varying degrees of color

Clarity: Diamond clarity is the quality of diamonds that relates to the existence and visual appearance of internal characteristics of a diamond called inclusions, and surface defects, called blemishes.

Carat: Diamond carat weight is the measurement of how much a diamond weighs.

What type of metal you will want to purchase:

Yellow Gold
White Gold
Platinum
Rose Gold
 

What type of shape of ring are you looking for:

Round

Princess

Oval

Marquise

Pear

Cushion

Emerald

Asscher

Radiant

Heart

Antonecchia says work with your budget, find out the right ring size, get proper appraisal, and insure your ring.

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