If you’re looking for an engagement ring there are several things you will want to consider. Prior to shopping, you will need to establish a budget, as this will help the jeweler show you the options that are within your price range. First of all, the most common kind if engagement rings are diamond engagement rings.Keep that the price of an engagement ring can often be negotiated. When purchasing a diamond engagement ring it is important to note that four things will affect the price: the cut, color, clarity, and carat of the diamond. You will also need to select what kind of band you want. Common options for bangs for engagement rings include, yellow gold, rose gold, white gold, platinum, and silver. You can even do a mix of different types of metals. Each metal has their advantage and disadvantages. For example, platinum is an extremely durable metal and will last a long time. However, it dulls much more quickly in comparison to other metals. In comparison, gold is shinier than platinum. Though, because it is a soft metal, gold wears down faster. A jeweler can go over all the different options available when purchasing engagement rings and help you to make the perfect choice.