Rings Put the Focus on One’s Fingers
Whether shopping for engagement and/or wedding rings, couples can have some quality time together when it comes to these important components of a healthy relationship.
That said shopping for the right rings encompasses a number of thoughts and emotions, both of which can lead to some interesting discussion between the two parties.
No matter what kind of rings both individuals end up opting for, it is important that they are not only attractive and purchased at a good price, but that they are also comfortable.
While injuries to one’s fingers do not happen regularly, they do occur (see more below) from time to time, some of which can prove pretty serious.
In order to find the most suitable rings for moving forward in your lives together, take the time to shop for quality.
Where to Start?
As you go about searching for the right rings to unite your relationship, here are a few tips:
- Research – Before you even set foot in a jewelry store or consider ordering a ring online, be sure to invest the time and effort into research. That research can easily start by going online and finding jewelers both in your area and also selling over the Internet. Put a handful of them side-by-side and see which few stand out. Look for factors such as quality of the rings they offer, pricing, customer service etc. Doing your research now will make it easier when the time comes to make a decision on which rings best suit your requirements;
- Comfort – While any ring you buy for an engagement or wedding has to look great, you also want one with comfort. Rings that do not fit properly (too tight or too lose etc.) have the potential to not only get lost or damaged, but could even cause problems with the health of the ring finger. As anyone who has ever had a ring avulsion can tell you, it can be quite severe. For those not up to speed on this issue, a ring avulsion is essentially a serious injury to the ring finger, an injury typically caused by the ring becoming trapped on an item (can be machinery that is moving etc.). When this occurs, the ring finger can have the skin torn off, with the most serious cases being the finger itself becoming removed from the hand. Once again, a ring that is not properly fitted to the finger can lead to problems, so be sure size is not an issue;
- Pricing – Ask anyone (typically the guy who pays for an engagement ring or wedding ring) about ring pricing and they will tell you it is an important piece of the puzzle when it comes to ring shopping. Part of your research is finding which jewelers have the best pricing plans out there for such rings. In some cases, the purchaser will use a payment plan to buy the ring. Others, meantime, will pay for it up front, using money that they have saved up just for this occasion. No matter which route you opt for, be sure to do your homework when it comes to available financing for such purchases;
- Customer service – Lastly, getting the best customer service from a jeweler (either in-person or online) is critical, especially in the event you need follow-up service with them. Talk with others who have purchases engagement and/or wedding rings, seeing which jewelers they would recommend in terms of top-rate customer service. When you are investing a sizable amount of money for such purchases, you want customer service that is second to none. You may need to go back for refitting and/or ring repairs at some point and time, so you want to be treated like a special customer, not just another number.
When it comes to shopping for engagement and wedding rings, keep in mind how important these milestones are for you and that special person in your life.
When your wedding day finally does come around, you will be more relaxed in knowing that you have the perfect rings for the perfect day.
And just as a little reminder, where those rings carefully.
The last thing you want to do is be visiting an urgent care with a ring finger wanting to divorce itself from you.