How to Design Your Own Engagement Ring

Know How Long It Takes

Once you've got the design finalized and have signed on to work with a reputable jeweler, get the promised delivery date in writing. Custom orders generally take longer to fill, so give the jeweler a little extra time unless you're prepared to flash a CZ stand-in at your engagement party!

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