You want your diamond engagement ring to be perfect. It is a once-in-a-lifetime, monumental purchase, not to mention a serious financial investment. That is why Zoara wants to let you take the reins. We offer an easy to use, helpful Design Your Own tool, to help you customize your diamond jewelry creation. Design Your Own is intended to help you plan and build your very own, personalized diamond engagement ring. We invite you to begin by Choosing Your Diamond from Zoara's magnificent collection of certified loose diamonds.
Your diamond will be the centerpiece of your engagement ring, its sparkling focal point, its brilliant star. This is why it is important that you choose loose diamonds that best suit your style, your engagement ring's setting design, and, most importantly, your budget.
Loose diamonds come in a wide array of shapes, sizes, colors and cuts. A diamond's value and quality are determined by four basic characteristics, also known as a diamond's 4 Cs: Cut, Clarity, Color and Carat Weight. Each of these four characteristics influences a diamond's appearance and cost and must be taken into consideration when choosing your loose diamonds. The better the cut, clarity, color and the higher the carat weight, the more expensive and more valuable the diamond.
It is important to be well informed and well educated on the various aspects of diamond selection and diamond grading. We encourage you to visit our Diamond Learning Center for more information on certified diamonds, diamond characteristics and diamond quality. Peruse our Jewelry Learning Center pages for valuable jewelry tips and guidance, and have a look at our Ring Size Guide for instructions on how to accurately measure your ring size.
Feel free to Contact Us with any questions you may have regarding diamond characteristics, shopping for certified diamonds or choosing your own loose diamonds. We are happy to answer any of your concerns or help you find the diamond that suits your specific needs.
Carat weight has always been a hot topic, especially where diamond engagement rings are concerned. The question of diamond size has significant social implications, not to mention its effect on the value of an engagement ring. Hence, many engagement ring consumers are concerned with meeting the social standard. The One Carat Diamond has become the cultural standard for traditional diamond engagement rings. However, statistics show that the true standard size of certified diamonds set in engagement rings is a Half Carat Diamond and below. Two Carat Diamond engagement rings account for just 5% of all engagement rings sold in the United States, making the two carat diamond comparably large, rare and valuable. Three Carat Diamonds are much larger than the traditional standard of diamond engagement rings, as their rarity makes them an exceedingly exclusive and precious diamond size.