Four Places To Buy Engagement Rings

Shelley Wenger

You don’t always have to go straight to a jewelry store to find the perfect ring.
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You have finally found the perfect girl and are ready to propose. However, the prospect of looking for an engagement ring can be very daunting. Though most people hurry straight to the jewelry store, the truth is that there are plenty of places where you could consider buying the perfect ring for the love of your life. 

Here are some other places that you might consider when ring shopping.

Don’t forget about family heirlooms. You just might be lucky enough to have a ring that has been passed down in your family for generations. This ring may need a little cleaning and resized, but other than that, you have a ring that is sure to please her! 

You may want to consider stopping into a pawn shop. These stores are filled with jewelry, some of which can be quite valuable. That being said, you may have to visit a few times because stock changes regularly, depending on what things people are bringing in to sell. Engagement rings and other valuables are often brought in when someone needs quick money fast, so there is a good chance that you may have quite a few to choose from. 

You may be able to look online. The simple truth is that everyone buys things online nowadays, including rings. You can often save money because these jewelers don’t have the overhead of running a store filled with diamonds and other valuables. 

You may even want to try Ebay and Amazon. If you decide to look at Ebay and Amazon, you need to be careful. There are many reputable jewelers, as well as people who are selling their own personal jewelry. Make sure that you read the description carefully, and look at the seller’s feedback. It might be worth the risk, to buy a better diamond for less money! 

If you don’t have a lot of money to spend on your loved one, you should take some time to shop around. Though you may get lucky and have a family heirloom to pass around, you should also consider looking online or in a pawn shop. Many people sell their jewelry when they need some extra cash, so you should have plenty of neat pieces to look at. Online jewelers are also cheaper since they don’t have to worry about all of the extra expenses of having a store. 


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Shelley is a small town farm mom of two boys. She is a veterinary technician, so she is proud to write about all kinds of animals and their care. She also loves to write about writing, running a business, working from home, and much more.

Glenville, PA

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