How to Create Your Own Diamond Engagement Ring: A Step-by-Step Guide

Wondering how to create the perfect diamond engagement ring? Here is a step-by-step guide on how to create something unique with the custom engagement options at Brilliant Earth!

At Brilliant Earth, you can choose from thousands of conflict-free and eco-friendly diamonds in various sizes, shapes, and characteristics. You can also choose from hundreds of different settings that will display your new beautiful ring.

By using the tool “Create your ring”, you can choose each component of your engagement ring, starting from the diamond shape, diamond quality, and diamond style. When everything comes together, you can see it come to life in front of your eye. It is pretty amazing. So, how to start? How to create the diamond engagement ring of your dreams? 

Before we present you the step-by-step guide (created by the team of experts and qualified jewelers from Brilliant Earth) allow us to present you a few important information one should know about.

In order to find the perfect diamond and create the ring of your dreams, you need to learn more about diamonds. We will start with the 4Cs or cut, color, clarity, and carat.

  • Cut is the most important element of the 4Cs because it has the greatest impact on a diamond’s shimmer and sparkle.
  • Color is the second most important element of the 4Cs and refers to the diamond’s lack of color. The less colorful the diamond is, the higher the grade.
  • Clarity is usually the least important element of the 4Cs as the tiny and not so noticeable imperfections are usually microscopic.
  • Carat refers to the weight of the diamond and not to its size.

Each diamond has its own shape and shape has various attributes that may affect the quality grade, as well as, the price of the diamond.

As one of the most popular fine jewelry stores and largest online diamond retailer, Brilliant Earth can offer you a large selection of the finest cut diamonds. All diamonds are chosen for exceptional quality, the cut, clarity, and color. The diamonds are evaluated based on an official and standardized grading scale and each diamond comes with a grading report from GIA.

You can create your own diamond engagement ring in 3 steps:

  • Choose a diamond – The first thing you need to do is pick your diamond. Brilliant Earth offers you an opportunity to choose your perfect diamond from thousands of eco-friendly, conflict-free, and natural diamonds. The diamonds come in different shapes (round, princess, cushion, oval, emerald, pear, radiant, asscher, marquise, and heart), carat sizes, cut, color, clarity, and price. By using the tool, you can move left and right, until you’ll create a diamond that meets your style and budget.
  • Choose a setting – Once you have chosen your diamond it is time to choose a setting. Brilliant Earth allows you to choose from more than 180 different settings. You can filter and sort out the settings by metal, diamond shape, style, and price.
  • Complete the ring – The final step is taking a look at your unique ring. If you are satisfied with the design you can save it and if you want something to add or change, go back and make the necessary changes until you have created the perfect engagement ring.

Absolutely anything you can imagine, Brilliant Earth can help you bring to life. You can work with their team of jewelers, designers, and consultants to create the diamond engagement ring that will be completely original.

If you want to create your own engagement ring, but don’t have an idea, schedule an appointment and get a one-hour personalized visit with a jewelry specialist. You will get a proper jewelry education, personalized consultation, and hopefully an idea of how you want your engagement ring to look like.

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