“I was unsure at first but the huge choice of diamonds and ring settings, as well as the many positive reviews, eventually convinced me. Delivery was super fast and the ring is exactly as described, pictures are 100% accurate and real. Customer service is reliable, kind, and fast. Would definitely recommend James Allen and will certainly come back.”
“My fiancé loved the ring! In the end, that’s all that matters, right? James Allen made the process a lot easier. I had the GIA number verified at a local jeweler, just for my own peace of mind and the jeweler spoke highly of the ring’s construction and quality. Thanks, James Allen.”
“I could not be happier with my decision to buy from James Allen! The entire experience from custom designing and diamond selecting, to ordering, to shipping, to customer service was absolutely flawless and pleasant. It almost felt TOO EASY! All in all, James Allen made this significant personal and financial decision so simple and so special. 10/10 recommend.”
“To say we love it would be an understatement. Considering the entire shopping process is online, I wasn’t sure how it would look in person. I am blown away at how beautiful it is - the stones are so sparkly and the quality is top-notch. My fiancé gets compliments on it often, and we both can’t stop looking at it. I would 100% recommend James Allen to anyone looking to design their own engagement ring.”
“The entire experience of selecting an engagement ring for my beautiful fiancé was made easy and the selection of diamonds was amazing. I was able to easily educate myself and pick out the perfect ring. The entire process was so nice and she was blown away. I would absolutely shop James Allen again and we plan to for our wedding bands.”
No matter what, diamonds are a huge investment. However, there is no ‘one size fits all’ answer. James Allen has a wide range of engagement rings to suit all budgets.
What size diamond is best for an engagement ring?
The most popular diamond size chosen for engagement rings is a 1.0 carat center stone. However, couples can opt for both smaller and larger diamonds. Another great and more affordable option at James Allen is lab-created diamonds. Lab-created diamonds are the next generation of diamonds that give you the benefit of purchasing a larger size diamond at a more affordable price.
What are the different diamond shapes for engagement rings?
There is a selection of diamond shapes to choose from. These include round, princess, cushion, emerald, oval, radiant, asscher, marquise, pear and heart shaped diamonds.
How to choose diamond engagement rings?
Buying an engagement ring comes with many questions. At James Allen, we’re here to offer you 100% free advice and will assist you in understanding the best diamond quality for your budget and unique preferences. Our non-commissioned diamond and jewelry experts are available 24/7. Contact us here.
What are the 4Cs?
The 4Cs include carat (size), color, clarity and cut, and are the globally accepted standards by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) used to assess the quality of the diamond.
How to measure ring size?
There are several methods available to determine your ring size (or the ring size of a loved one). Please click here for a full list of the options available to you.
What hand do engagement rings go on?
Traditionally, an engagement ring is worn on the left hand. However, in many countries and cultures around the world this may differ.
How many carats should an engagement ring be?
Engagement ring carat sizes vary from person to person. Size is affected by things like current trends, budget, and style preferences. The average engagement ring carat size is about one carat
What should I know before buying an engagement ring?
As a general rule, you should know your partner’s preferences and have a specific budget in mind so you can choose the best place to buy the perfect ring in your price range.
What metals are used in engagement rings?
White, yellow, rose gold and platinum are the most common metals used in engagement rings.