facebook pixel Skip to main content

Planning To Propose Around Christmas? Why You Need To Start Looking For A Ring Now

November 3rd, 2023

Planning to Propose Around Christmas? Why You Need to Start Looking for a Ring Now. 

Christmas is a very romantic and dazzling holiday. With the shimmering Christmas lights, the possibility of snow, and the warm embrace of festive decorations, it almost feels like a dream. If you’re considering a proposal during this magical season, or maybe even on Christmas Day, we recommend that you begin your engagement ring search now.

Avoid The Holiday Rush

Holidays can be a very busy time of year, especially leading up to Christmas, and engagement ring shopping should be a very personal experience. Beginning your search for a ring for the love of your life shouldn’t feel rushed or stressful, and avoiding the holiday crowds on the hunt for gifts is recommended. 

Custom Alterations May Take Time

Not everyone knows that not all rings are ready to be taken home the same day as picking them out, especially when it comes to some alterations. Custom engagement rings may take between 4-6 weeks to be ready for pickup, so keep this in mind when you begin your search. Please visit one of our jewelry stores to discuss the best options for you.

Deciding on a Brand

When it comes to engagement rings, there’s a lot to consider. Deciding on a brand and picking a band style is a big deal. James & Sons’ engagement ring selection includes TACORI, Fana, Gabriel & Co, the J&S Bridal Collection, and Noam Carver. Each brand is unique not only in style, but what they offer. TACORI is known for its beautiful crescent silhouette rings, and Gabriel & Co. allows for returns or exchanges within one year of purchase. Do research on our brands deciding which one fits your style and preference. 

*The image shown above features engagement rings from Fana.

Picking the Diamond

The 4C’s of diamonds are what determine the shape, hue, purity, size, and pricing of a diamond, so keep this in mind. Figuring out which diamond cut, color, clarity, and carat is best for you might take some research and asking questions, and we’re here to help. James & Sons offers lab grown diamonds and natural diamonds. Lab Grown Diamonds might be better if you are on a budget.

For more information regarding diamonds, please visit our Diamond Education page.

Come Visit Us

We can’t wait to help you prepare for your dream holiday proposal. Come visit us at any of our jewelry stores in Chicago, Naperville, Orland Park, and Schererville, where we will help you find a beautiful engagement ring.