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Jul 12, 2020

Buy Your Engagement Ring Online in 5 Easy Steps

Shop Engagement Rings Online at BenGarelick.com

SHOP - DESIGN - TRY ON - BUY - ENJOY

There is no doubt that no matter how near or far in our rearview mirror the coronavirus is, it has changed the way we shop — whether for everyday necessities like groceries or once-in-a-lifetime purchases like your engagement ring and wedding bands. Ben Garelick has always been the best place to buy an engagement ring online but now we’ve made it even easier. What sets our family-owned jewelry store apart from big-store online retailers is our personal commitment to ensuring each fine jewelry purchase you make brings happiness to you and your loved one for years to come. And since our humble beginnings in 1952, that’s been our key to success for the generations of customers we call family. Check out our easy five-step process for selecting the perfect diamond engagement ring she has always wanted.

Step #1: SHOP

Phone a Friend — Connect virtually with a diamond expert

At Ben Garelick you can reach our team of sparkle specialists in a variety of ways — online via our chat, by phone at (716) 631-1584, by text at (716) 574-0966, or by email. Our diamond experts are available during business hours as well as after hours, we’re happy to answer your questions whenever we can. Customer service is a top priority at Ben Garelick and our team of non-commissioned certified sparkle specialists will treat you like family, making sure you find the diamond and setting that you are looking for. We also have an extensive list of diamond-buying resources listed below to help answer your questions and give you the information you need to make a thoughtful, educated purchase. Your Sparkle Specialists Are Standing By!

Choose From Ben Garelick’s Curated Collection

We do the first-round of shopping for an engagement ring for you  — curating only the finest loose diamonds and the most exquisite ring styles to add to our Ben Garelick diamond ring collection. Browse our selection of wedding bands and engagement rings by following these simple steps below.

Selecting your engagement ring setting style

Whether you’re looking for a romantic, vintage-style setting or your gal prefers a more modern contemporary look, we have the most-loved engagement ring settings from the top designers in the world. We also carry a great selection of coordinating engagement rings and wedding rings preferred by many of our brides.

Select your engagement ring metal 

Almost all of the engagement rings offered at Ben Garelick can be ordered in your choice of metals — 14K white, rose & yellow gold, 18K white, rose and yellow gold, and platinum. We’re happy to walk you through the different types of metals so you can find the one that’s best for her lifestyle, comfort and preference.

Select your diamond or gemstone type, quality, size and shape

While a diamond center stone is the classic choice, Ben Garelick offers the ability for you to customize your center stone for the popular moissanite, another gemstone of your choice. Ben Garelick only offers the highest-quality diamonds but within those select diamonds come a variety of grades. Our sparkle specialists can help you understand the diamond-grading process and choose the qualities most important to you. Besides the diamond quality, you will also want to choose your diamond shape. In the Ben Garelick collection, you’ll find marquise, round, oval, princess and pear-cut diamond engagement rings. Lastly, decide how large of a diamond or gemstone you would like. Ben Garelick has plenty of large center diamond rings in our collection as well as small-center rings, but the size really depends on your personal preferences and budget.

Step #2: DESIGN

Custom-Design Your Engagement Ring From Scratch

If you’re not finding exactly what you want from the hundreds of engagement rings in the Ben Garelick collection, you can custom-design your engagement ring from scratch to get the exact ring you’ve been dreaming of. We have expert craftspeople on hand who can take your vision and make it a reality. You decide the style you’re looking for, number and type of gemstones and budget and our designers will work with you to create the perfect engagement ring. We start by gathering your preferences in this form and return a FREE computer-generated design sketch to you within 48 hours.

Select Your Ring Size

There are several ways to determine your ring size, but one of the most common is to measure your finger circumference with a piece of yarn or string, then measure the string length on a ruler, and then convert the inches or millimeters to your ring size using a ring sizing chart provided by Ben Garelick. If you live in the U.S., you can also request a free ring sizer be mailed to you by filling out this form.

Select Your Engraving — Free On Most Rings

One of the last items for your consideration in buying an engagement ring online is crafting any message or inscription you would like to appear on the inside of your engagement ring. This optional service is available for free on most ring designs. You’ll just need to let us know when you order!

Step #3: TRY ON

When buying an engagement ring online we know our customers may want to see how the ring design looks on the actual finger it will be living on for the next forever. That’s why Ben Garelick offers a free home try-on service for all of our engagement ring designs. Just choose the design you love the most, pay a $200 refundable deposit, and we’ll ship you the sample ring design right away for free, along with a prepaid return shipping box. Keep it for up to two weeks to show your significant other, family and friends, then return it in the supplied box for your $200 refund or apply your deposit to your ring down payment or purchase. The rings are usually sent in size 6.5 or 7, depending on the designer.

Step #4: BUY

0% Financing Every Day

When it’s time to lock-in your desired engagement ring, our sparkle specialists are here to help with the details. Ben Garelick offers 0% financing every day as well as layaway options to help you get the perfect ring of her dreams. We also will match any price on the same ring! Simply show Ben Garelick a website authorized to sell that design and we’ll match their lower price! We also take cash and all major credit cards.

Free Shipping Around The World

When your engagement ring is ready to send, you can trust Ben Garelick to take special care of getting it there fast and discreetly. Our rings are boxed beautifully and then packaged in generic outside wrapping so no one will know the box is from a jewelry store. We offer FREE shipping — next day, priority two-day and international express across reputable shipping carriers like UPS, Federal Express and U.S. Postal Service. All of our engagement rings are shipped fully insured to point of delivery with your signature required. 

Step #5: ENJOY

Once you’ve purchased an engagement ring online or in-store from Ben Garelick, you become part of our Ben Garelick family. That means we take care of you and your ring for through your happy years ahead.

Highest Quality Guaranteed — the Ben Garelick Guarantee

Buying an engagement ring from Ben Garelick means you’ve purchased the highest-quality jewelry - guaranteed! We’ve hand-selected, ethically-sourced diamonds that have no manufacturing defects at delivery. We offer lifetime care plans on your engagement ring with the availability of any repair and maintenance including cleaning a diamond certificate to verify authenticity. 

Lifetime Diamond Trade-Up

We understand tastes and desires change as you grow old together, so we offer a lifetime diamond trade-up policy for your engagement ring. You can trade-in your diamond for a diamond, moissanite or another gemstone of equal or greater value and pay only the difference of the two. 

Easy 30-Day Return Policy — 100% Money-Back Guarantee

If you’re not completely satisfied with your purchase, returns and exchanges of eligible items can be made within 30 days of receipt, including shipping time, no questions asked, except for specially-designed or custom orders. Just let us know and we’ll send you a pre-paid package for you to return your purchase, including original packaging and paperwork. 

Resize Your Ring For Free

Like any reputable jeweler, Ben Garelick offers free resizing of your ring for up to one full year after the original purchase price. Simply ship it, insured, to our Buffalo, New York, jewelry repair shop and we’ll resize to your specifications and return to you fully insured. Contact us for details. 

Start Shopping Online For Your Perfect Engagement Ring Today!

We’re excited to help you shop for and discover your perfect online diamond engagement ring! Our sparkle specialists will be with you every step of the way as you consider each element or the engagement ring that will symbolize your once-in-a-lifetime love. Get started today by shopping our engagement ring collection or gearing up your diamond-buying knowledge with the resources below. You can’t go wrong with Ben Garelick — it really IS the best place to buy an engagement ring online! 

SHOPPING RESOURCES FOR BUYING YOUR ENGAGEMENT RING ONLINE

Resources for Choosing a Gemstone Type
Diamond-grading certificate types
What is a moissanite?
How to get the best value buying an engagement ring - the 5Cs

 

Resources for Choosing Your Size Center Stone
What is considered a “big” diamond ring?

 

Resources for Choosing an Engagement Ring Setting
What’s the difference between 10k,14k, 18k, & 24k gold
What’s the difference between palladium and platinum?
Diamond ring prong setting types
Twist shank diamond engagement rings
High setting vs low setting engagement rings
Floral-inspired engagement rings

 

Resources for Ordering an Engagement Ring Online
How to measure ring size for your diamond engagement ring
Matching & complementary engagement ring sets

 

Resources for Repair & Restoration
Ring repair and restoration - bring your ring back to life!