Hi everyone! I've been shopping online for diamonds and engagement ring designs to get an idea of what styles I like best. BTW, I'm a female, but not much of a jewelry person so a lot of this is new to me! I've read through a lot of sources about different types of metals, so I'm set in that area. My biggest concern is the diamond, since it is such a huge purchase, and every diamond is different. I'm not into a lot of bling or sparkle, so I don't want anything too big, and I'm 100% sure I don't want a bunch of little diamonds covering the ring. I have done some homework on diamond basics so I know a little about the 4 Cs. I plan to go into jewelry stores and look at diamonds so I can see things like color and clarity for myself. Aside from that, though, I really don't know what else to look for when shopping around for diamonds! Any tips or pointers? I would appreciate any advice you give me. Thanks!