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Finding the Perfect Affordable Engagement Ring For Your Big Day

Finding the Perfect Affordable Engagement Ring For Your Big Day - New World Diamonds - fine jewelry, engagement rings and great gifts

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Getting engaged and planning a wedding is a busy and exciting time. Choosing the right engagement ring or wedding band can be tough because there are so many engagement rings options. Here are some tips to help you start your search and make it a bit easier.

Seek Design Inspiration

Before you start looking for your engagement rings or wedding band, it's a good idea to find some inspiration. This can help take some stress out of the search and give you an idea of what you and your partner like. Since you'll be wearing the ring every day for years to come, you want it to match your style and personality.

You can shop from our latest and best-selling engagement ring collection crafted by our jewelry maestros to make your shine brighter on your big fab day! Once you've gathered some options, sit down with your partner and go through them together. If you want your ring to be a surprise, you can give your partner a few choices and let them decide which one they think would be the best fit for you. This adds a personal touch from both of you and lets you both have a say in the ring choice. Don't forget to consider wedding band ideas as well to find styles that compliment your engagement ring. Then, after the proposal, you can look for options for both you and your partner.

Decide On Your Budget

Give yourself at least three months before your engagement to shop for your engagement ring. Spend one day shopping and deciding on style, another day for sizing and personalization, and the final day to pick up your rings. If you're short on time, consider our online options or pay a visit at one of our stores. Our experts will assist you with your urgent requirements.

Consider Your Lifestyle

Consider your lifestyle when choosing your engagement ring. Make a list of styles, metals, and colors that suit your daily routine. If you work with your hands, opt for flexible materials like silicone or durable metals like tungsten. Choose custom engagement rings fit design with rounded edges to prevent catching. Darker colors can hide dirt and minor damage. For professions requiring gloves, look for rings that sit flush to your finger. Channel-set rings keep stones protected within the band.

Look For The Four Cs

If you're choosing a diamond engagement ring, remember the Four Cs: cut, color, clarity, and carat weight. A good cut grade is key for maximum sparkle. You can compromise on color and clarity to save money without sacrificing beauty.

Consider Halo Style

Halo unique engagement rings are great for those who want style without breaking the bank. They have a center stone surrounded by smaller diamonds or gemstones, giving the illusion of a larger, more brilliant stone. This design boosts the overall appearance and can be more affordable than a solitaire diamond ring.

Consider Lab-grown Diamonds

While diamonds are a popular choice for unique engagement rings, consider alternative gemstones such as lab-grown diamonds. Lab-grown diamonds offer striking beauty, exceptional durability, and a range of captivating colors. Opting for a lab-grown affordable engagement ring can provide both uniqueness and affordability, as they are often priced lower than traditional mined diamond rings.

Our Best-seller Engagement Ring Designs

Helen Engagement Ring - 1.0 Ct IGI Certified

The Helen solitaire engagement ring has a classic rope design symbolizing eternal love. The simple twist shank ensures a perfect fit. Choose from budget-friendly options: 14K or 18K gold and G VS or I VS color/clarity grades. The matching wedding band is sold separately.

Addison Pear Engagement Ring 1.0 Ct IGI Certified

The Addison Solitaire Setting is a timeless engagement ring with vintage etch work and mil-grain detailing for a classic, elegant look. Its intricate design ensures a unique and memorable ring that symbolizes lasting love. Choose between the bright white G VS lab-grown diamond or the vintage classic I VS center pear-shaped diamond.

Alexandra Engagement Ring 1.10 Ct IGI Certified

The Alexandra Solitaire is a modern and beautiful choice for the timeless bride. Its geometric style guarantees maximum brilliance and sparkle, perfect for your big day. Choose between a lab-grown round diamond of G VS or I VS color/clarity for a stunning proposal piece. Complete the look with the matching wedding band for a perfect fit.


Affordable engagement rings require careful planning and exploring different options. Whether you prefer traditional diamond rings, halo styles, or vibrant sapphire rings, there are ways to stay within budget without compromising quality or style.

Set a realistic budget, consider diamond engagement rings, alternative gemstones, explore online retailers, and prioritize the Four Cs. With these steps, you can find beautiful simple engagement rings that symbolizes your love without breaking the bank. Ultimately, it's the sentiment and love behind the ring that matters most.


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