General Rule: You should spend at least 2 months salary on the engagement ring. If, for example, you are making $60,000 per year, you should spend $10,000 on the engagement ring.
Is a $10000 engagement ring good?
Many couples spend well under $10,000 on their engagement ring, so you will be in good company if you are looking to spend less and still get a ring you absolutely adore. Yuvi Alpert, jeweler and founder of Noémie, advises, “Generally speaking, in the diamond industry, diamonds become more expensive with size.
How many carats should an engagement ring be?
In the United States, for example, the national average for an engagement ring is around one carat. In the United Kingdom, it’s 0.6 carats, and in Europe it’s even smaller, hovering at 0.5 carats.
How much should you spend on an engagement ring 2020?
What’s the Average Cost? Brides’ American Wedding Study found that the average couples spent on an engagement ring in 2020 was $3,756, which is less than the $7,829 average couples spent in 2018. However, some to-be-weds spend a lot less and some spend a whole lot more.