What to Do When You Can’t Find the Perfect Engagement Ring for Her
December 4, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

You’ve got the girl, you’ve planned the perfect proposal and you’ve saved for months to buy the perfect ring. This is one of the biggest and most important investments you will ever make, so congrats on taking this first step towards research! For those of you who have no hints from your fiancée and aren’t having the best luck finding the perfect ring for her, it’s time you start thinking of a custom engagement ring. Not only will a custom ring add personal sentimentality which will score major points with your girl, but the end result will truly be one-of-a-kind. Here are 5 expert tips from Julie Martin, Founder & Designer of Scout Mandolin, on how to customize your engagement ring:

  1. A Hidden Gem

A thoughtful detail made for your eyes only, adding a birthstone or favorite gem on the inside of the band will add yet another sentiment to your engagement ring.

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  1. A Hidden Fingerprint

A sweet personalization of your fingerprint on the inside of the band she will feel every time she puts on her ring.

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  1. An Engraving

A hidden message that only you two know is there, a sweet note, coordinates of where you met, or the date of your wedding are all great ideas of engravings for the inside of the band.

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  1. Consider her profession

Her ring should match her lifestyle and what she realistically wants to wear on her hand every day. If your bride-to-be is a nurse, she will most likely need something low profile so she can put gloves without it getting in the way.

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  1. Customize the gallery or inside of the ring

These areas often go overlooked on rings. The gallery or inside of the ring is a blank palette where a custom detail can be added and can capture a memory and add extra sentiment. For example, one of my customers said “I love you” for the first time in Northern Ireland at a special place called The Dark Hedges. We created a beautiful motif of the dark hedges underneath the setting. Every time she puts her ring on, she remembers that special day.

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About Scout Mandolin:

Scout Mandolin is a luxury brand that makes custom one of a kind engagement rings, wedding bands and fine jewelry. We take the guess-work out of engagement ring shopping by creating a one-of-a-kind ring for your one-of-a-kind love. We design and create the finest quality custom engagement rings and jewelry, cut out the middle men to save our clients time and money, provide socially conscious diamonds that are the very best value and quality and use our innovative custom design process and decades of experience to help our clients capture the essence of their one true love. Pick a ring from our collection or dream up the style and ring of their dreams with our custom bespoke design process. This is where dreams are designed and capturing every facet of your special someone is our #1 goal.

About Julie Martin:

Founder, Julie Martin, graduated with a B.A. in Applied Arts and Sciences with an emphasis in Jewelry and Metals. Followed by an apprenticeship with two master jewelers that are now part of the Scout Mandolin team. She started a fashion jewelry company with her pieces selling in hundreds of locations around the world. A decade later, she sold her fashion jewelry company, following her passion for creating one of-a-kind custom engagement rings and fine jewelry. Scout Mandolin is this next chapter.

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