5 Ways to Get Your Dream Engagement Ring

5 Ways to Get Your Dream Engagement Ring

If you and your beloved have begun to talk about getting engaged, then first thing’s first: congratulations! You’re one step closer to walking into the sunset arm-in-arm with your beloved. But once the initial excitement and anticipation washes over you, you may find yourself wondering (or even worrying) about the soon-to-come engagement ring. If you’ll be wearing it for the rest of your life, you obviously want it to look perfect. Unfortunately, your significant other isn’t a mind reader. Give your significant other a few ideas to work with by following these five easy tips for dropping engagement ring hints.

Strategic Commentary
Whenever rings come up as a topic of conversation, use this as an opportunity to chime in. Did your friend recently get engaged? Let him know what parts of the ring you love (and what you don’t love so much). Have a celebrity engagement that’s splashed all over the news? Make sure you make your opinion about the ring known. The more opportunities you can find to let him know what you love, the more he’ll remember about your preferences.

Recruit a Friend
Have a friend that just “gets you?” Be sure to forward your significant other to them when it comes to picking out the ring. If you want to maintain the sense of surprise during the proposal without the risk, allow your friend to serve as a go-between. Tell them what you’re looking for in the perfect engagement ring so they can point your beloved in the right direction.

Share Your Dreams
Start creating a kind of “inspiration board” or list of engagement rings that you could see yourself wearing. Pinterest or Google Keep can both be excellent tools for organizing your thoughts. Once you’ve filled it up with your top picks, share it with your future fiancé so they can see exactly what you like.

Window Shop
If you have an opportunity to stroll by a jewelry store, don’t be afraid to pop in and take a look around. This is the perfect chance to try some things on, get an idea of pricing, and help your significant other (and maybe even yourself) better understand what you like in an engagement ring.

Pick the Ring
The best way to get your dream engagement ring is to shop with your significant other. Though this may not be the best option for more traditional couples, many have begun doing this to ensure that the fiancé is dropping big bucks on a ring that their beloved will actually like. For many couples, it becomes yet another way to bond and bask in dreams of a wedded future!

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