Finding the right jeweller is one of the first and most important steps when you take the initial steps towards getting an engagement ring. This is especially true when are thinking of bringing to life a unique and custom design. Behind a house and car, your engagement is probably one of the biggest purchases you will make in life for one of the most special moments in your life. Choosing a jeweller that you are comfortable with and trust will set you up for a trouble free experience . Here are a few tips to consider when choosing which jeweller to go with:
1. Communication - Being listened to is everything
A good jeweller is one that listens to you. They will listen to what your budget is. They will listen to what criteria is important to you when looking for a diamond. They will listen to what designs appeal to you. They will listen to the date you need your engagement ring by. They will be attentive to all your needs in order to bring to life your custom made engagement ring.
2. Knowledge - Expertise for you
When working with a good jeweller, everyone on staff should be able to answer your questions with confidence and ease. Most importantly a good jeweller will use their expertise and work with you so that you can get the most out of your budget. Listening to your needs they should use their expertise to give you their professional opinion on all aspects on of your engagement ring.
3. Establishment - A long and trusted relationship
One question to ask is how long the jeweller been in business? It’s also important to look at any reviews from the jewellers previous customers on google as well as their social media. Put on your detective hat and do some research on your potential jeweller.
4. Services - Not just a one-stop-shop
A good jeweller is not just one that sells you jewellery. A good jeweller can also repair, reappoint and re-size. Speak to your jeweller about what other services they can offer post purchase of your engagement ring.
5. Feels - Go with your gut
It’s as easy as asking yourself - Do trust this jeweller and am I comfortable spending my money with them? Your jeweller should make you feel at ease and you should feel comfortable when speaking to them. You shouldn’t feel pressured, uncomfortable or disrespected. Don’t settle for anything less.