The age old question: How much should you spend on an engagement ring?
It's been answered with "two months' salary" for years and years.
Do you really need to spend that? Is that what everyone really thinks? How many people believe that?
A study done by GoBankingRates suggests that just isn't the case. They surveyed 5,000 adults and offered them 7 options. The results are shown below...
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As you can see, there are more people that thought money was no object or spending less than $1000 was appropriate. It seems that the classic advice of two months' salary is out the door.
What does that mean for you? It means looking for an engagement ring your significant other will love!
- Know their style.
Are they super simple? Do they love the outdoors or would they rather shop till they drop?
- Know your budget.
There's no need to get into debt before you're married, this is a new step in your relationship and it should be enjoyed. Meaning isn't determined by price.
Vintage provided ring capped with walnut and turquoise
Birdseye maple with silver and sapphire inlay
Rosewood with turquoise inlay and bezel set topaz
Mahogany, birch with inlayed crushed stones
As for us, we love using materials that have meaning for our customers. Creating rings with materials that are provided give an extra feature for them. Hearing the stories behind why they're important is what gives their ring value to them as well as to us. While you're out shopping for a ring whether it be together or purchasing a ring for a surprise proposal, think about what makes you happy and what gives value to you and your significant other.
If you're loving our rings we'll always be here to create something special for you!