Though engagement rings are never out of season, there are certain times of the year that they attract high demand. This can be in summer and other holiday times when many couples are engaged and wear these elaborate pieces as formalities in anticipation of their marriages. The fact that when they are bought in high demand times they come as pricey, can pinpoint the right season in which to avail them without losing the many designs that are rife in the contemporary fashion market.
One way to buy engagement rings at an affordable price is to order for a jeweler to make a custom piece designed in a style that is expected in the market in the future. Although many artisans may consider this to be a burden in the wrong season, they still can make them at a lower price than when the new design actually hits the market. They can also save the time one spends going from one shop to another looking for particular brands.
Another determinant of when to buy engagement rings is their tradition. Instead of seeking expensive contemporary pieces that keep on changing, a couple can avail antique rings that come with classical features. They are actually charming pieces to have because the newer ones are modeled after them. Thus they have the classic attribute of being presentable for all time. They are essentially a combination of contemporary brands and those of the past.
Antique engagement rings can also be bought at almost any time and still be available. This is because many jewelers can replicate a past design so that it can be retained in the market in its original creation. All these items of jewelry can be quite affordable if they are selected at the right time especially during the off peak season when demand is low.