Diamonds can be cut into nearly any shape imaginable, and shape is subjective, so it’s important to figure out which one resonates with you, now and in the future. Start by discovering what’s out there.
Buying jewelry isn’t the same as buying a new outfit. We’re willing to bet you buy a new piece of clothing at least every other month, so you’re kind of a pro. How often do you buy jewelry, though? Probably not nearly as often.
Read on to learn how you can find the right jeweler for your needs.
As I’m sure you’ve heard, the old adage advises an engagement ring should cost roughly the equivalent of two months’ salary. That out-of-date advice came from a De Beers marketing campaign to create buzz around diamonds.
If we were to do some quick math and look at median weekly earnings over the last quarter in 2021, the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that would equal $8,080 (based on 8 weeks.)