Nov 20, 2017
Get Engaged this Holiday Season!
Bring on the magic of the holidays! The sparkling lights, the sparkling champagne, and gifts under the tree that make every eye sparkle. It might just be the right time to light up the love of your life by offering something else sparkling, like an engagement ring from Ben Garelick jewelers. If you’re thinking of getting engaged this holiday season, you’re not alone. Holiday proposals are a hot trend.
Surveys Show Holidays & Engagements Trending
Besides the increase of couples to our Buffalo, NY showroom and the increase in our online sales, several surveys also show that Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Year’s are three of the most desired dates for popping the big question. One shows that nearly 40% of engagements occur between November and February, with December topping the list of the most festive months for engagements. British events company Chillisauce surveyed 10,000 people and found that Christmas Eve was the most popular day of the year to propose with 31% of the votes. New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day ranked even higher than Valentine’s Day. You probably even notice this trend in your social media feeds. Even Facebook announced that the most popular months to get engaged were December and November.
Why Get Engaged During The Holidays?
With all of these lovebirds opting for holiday engagements, they must have some pretty good reasons. We’ve compiled a few of the best reasons to get engaged this holiday season.
Romance Is In The Air
If the falling snow, holiday lights, warm fires, and festive parties aren’t taking you to the heights of romance, not much will. Warm hearts and romance fill the holiday season and getting engaged during this time just makes the season that much more perfect.
Let’s face it. You want the moment that she says “yes” to be romantic and personal and private. But once she puts that diamond solitaire engagement ring on, you both want to tell everyone important to you. That includes family and friends who are likely nearby during the holiday season. Giving this news to family face-to-face, seeing their faces and being able to share hugs and happiness with them is priceless. For traditionalists, that also gets you an audience with the bride’s father to formally ask for her hand in marriage without any undue suspicions.
The holidays are a traditional time for vacations and travel to various destinations - whether it’s to travel to family or to locations faraway full of white sand and blue waters. The built-in days off give you a chance to fully celebrate your engagement and your commitment to your new life together.
The holidays bring their own set of traditions and symbolism full of rich meaning. The moment that you ask your loved one to spend the rest of your life together is also a symbolic gesture. Traditionally, the holidays bring the family together and when you propose marriage, you’re symbolically creating the beginnings of your own new family.
When someone gives you an exquisite, sparkling diamond engagement ring and pledges to spend the rest of their life making you happy, well, that has to be one of the best gifts anyone could possibly give. It fits in pretty well with the season of giving. At Ben Garelick Jewelers, we have an huge assortment of engagement rings in all styles - from vintage to halo; from white and black diamonds to pink and blue sapphires. There is definitely something to fit her style and personality and your budget. And with interest-free financing, we can help you make her dreams a reality.