The classic engagement ring is composed of two parts: a diamond and a setting. For the best value, find the engagement ring setting she'll love then devote the remainder of your budget to a beautiful, certified diamond.
How Much Should I Spend?
This is an emotional event, and a purchase that will last a lifetime. The two-months salary convention is a common starting point, but we believe that regardless of the amount you budget, your most important considerations should be quality and value.
This guide will help you choose an engagement ring setting she'll love, and decide on the right combination of diamond size and quality, so you're sure to choose the perfect ring.
Choose the Ring She'll Love
Discovering what kind of ring she likes can be a challenge if you want to keep your proposal a secret. We'll give you a list of all the points you'll need to know before you begin shopping, as well as some secret methods for discovering her ring size as well as her taste in engagement rings.
Choose the Right Diamond
At Blue Nile, we want to ensure every one of our customers makes a knowledgeable purchase. Whether you want the largest diamond, the highest-quality diamond, or a balance of diamond size and quality, we'll make sure you have a full understanding of what you're buying so you're sure to make the right decision.
Choose the Right Jeweler
When making this purchase, there are certain benefits you should expect as a customer. Learn what to look for, and you'll be sure to choose the right jeweler.
Blue Nile has been a part of over 200,000 engagements and every proposal story is unique. Whether you are looking for inspiration or are just curious, read how other customers have "popped the question". Rate stories, post comments and once you have proposed, return to share your own proposal experience and invite friends and family to read your story.