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Decide what you want

Get a few basic points out of the way such as what kind of a metal you’d like to opt for, how shiny would you want it to be, on including diamonds or staying away from them and more. Chances are you’ll have a bit of an idea since this is something you’re going to keep with you for life. You’ll be able to talk about your preferences and know a few basic things before you head to the store.

Don’t wait

You must begin your search early. Give yourself a couple of months to choose something that both of you love. You may want to re-visit a few places, discuss prices, check out other unconventional options and decide accordingly. You need some time to get everything done especially if you’re looking at customizing the rings and getting something engraved on them. The earlier you start, the more time you’ll have to find something that’s perfect for your needs.

Don’t feel stressed

Your rings don’t have to look like each other’s rings completely. You may absolutely adore diamonds while he may find himself leaning towards gold. It’s completely okay for both of you to choose something that fits your sensibilities and works on your style. Something simple like inscriptions should match and that’s more than enough.

Figure out a budget

This is basic but very important, of course. You need to decide how much you’re willing to spend. The costs will vary based on where you get your rings from, the type of metal, the quality of the finish, engraving costs, and more. It’s a good idea to look at some options online together before heading out and getting an idea beforehand. You’ll know what to expect and how to look for you kind of ring at the store.

Don’t ignore practical considerations

You need to be comfortable even a couple of decades down the line. It may work according to the trends right now but that shouldn’t be your only consideration. You should also not be in a position that involves you having to remove the ring all the time. You may misplace it that way. If your job requires working with your hands often and the metal needs to be a certain type to survive everything you’ll put it through, keep that in mind while zeroing down on your final option.