Engagement Rings Washington DC

It can be troubling trying to find the right engagement ring for the love of your life. After all, you want that ring to be the most beautiful piece of jewelry she will ever own. Whether you are shooting for a large rock or a crystal clear diamond, there are many different options and opinions. Here you will find a local listing of companies that will sell you your perfect ring.

Mervis Diamond
(202) 293-0600
1700 K Street, NW
Washington, DC
 
Garman'S Fine Jewelry
1514 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC
 
Bennetts Masonic Supply Company
(202) 232-3391
1000 U St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Diamond Center
1351 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC
 
Helzberg Diamonds
1415 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC
 
Ann Hand LLC
(202) 333-2979
4885 MacArthur Blvd
Washington, DC
 
Charles Schwartz Son
5300 Wisconsin Ave Nw
Washington, DC
 
Kaufmann Naranjo Manufacturing Jewelers
1721 M Street Northwest
Washington, DC
 
Jewell Garden
1213 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC
 
Celso Villaca Jeweler
1600 Benning Rd Ne
Washington, DC
 

Non-Traditional Engagement Rings, Buying Tips, Advice

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Let Your Engagement Ring Reflect Your Style

Blue Sapphires Courtesy Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, University of Wisconsin-MadisonIf you're shopping for engagement rings and can't find a diamond in a setting that you like... the problem may not be with the rings you've seen.

It may be because you really don't want a diamond ring.

Why not consider alternatives?

The traditional engagement ring may be diamonds set in gold, white gold or platinum, but does your ring need to be defined by tradition? Not everyone is crazy about diamonds. A lot of women skip getting an engagement ring because they just don't like the look of a diamond ring on their finger. They don't realize that it is possible to design a ring around your own tastes by choosing another gemstone.

A friend who got engaged recently loves garnets. She built her ring around the stone she loves... one beautiful garnet set in platinum with a ring of smaller diamonds as accents. The ring is beautiful. It not only reflects the light, it reflects who she is and the things that are important to her.

Engagement rings: diamond alternatives

Many newly engaged couples who can afford spectacular diamonds are deciding to use other stones to announce their engagements to the world. While most designs still incorporate diamonds as an acknowledgement of the traditional engagement ring, the centerpiece is often another gem. It's a statement of individual taste. It tells the world that your love and your relationship are as unique as your ring. You are a couple who chooses traditional values, but on your own terms.

If the stone that you adore is a ruby, sapphire, amethyst, garnet, turquoise or another gemstone, why not think about creating an engagement ring that is based on what you like instead of what you ought to wear? If you'd like, you can also add diamonds to the design to keep the traditional engagement ring motif, but make the stone of your choice the focus of your ring.

There are many sites online that let you build a ring for your engagement . I...

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