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Diamond Buying Essentials

Purchasing an M. Lemp Jewelers diamond for the first time can be a bit of an intimidating experience. However, it’s quite easy once you learn the basics. First, you need to set up a budget you are comfortable with, then you need to decide on a desired size, shape, and cut. Finally, you should determine what is most important to you in a diamond’s attributes. For many, the choice of a diamond’s cut and carat weight is the most difficult part, but with the help of the information provided here, or that of your M. Lemp Jewelers diamond experts, you will be much more informed and hopefully more confident when you come in to the store to buy.


SET A BUDGET

While there is much reason behind the old adage that a diamond engagement ring is the ultimate symbol of enduring love, the guideline of two (2) month’s salary, it is just that, a guideline. But a diamond engagement ring is one of the most important – and often one of the largest – purchases you will make in your life so you will want to be sure you do it right. For many, the choice of a diamond is the most difficult part, but with the help of the information provided here, you will be much more informed and hopefully more confident about the process. Throughout the process, keep in mind that if you do it right, it’s the only one you will ever have to buy and it will never wear out, never lose its sparkle, and always be a family heirloom to be passed down from one generation to the next.

 

CHOOSE A SHAPE

The shape of a diamond reflects it character and different people are attracted to different shapes. There is a common misconception that all diamond rings look good on all fingers, but that’s not quite true because some diamond shapes look more striking on some fingers than others. You can Click Here to learn more about the different cuts (shapes) diamonds come in.

 

M. Lemp Jewelers diamond experts will help you through the process of getting to know your diamond. M. Lemp Jewelers will help to provide you with the confidence of knowing that the diamond you have selected is the right one for you.

 

Call M. Lemp Jewelers to make an appointment for consultation with one of our sales representatives, or Click Here to view our online inventory and start to get an idea of what you like.