Of course, go ring shopping!
I found the perfect place for you and it’s in St. Charles. Located on North Main Street there’s a quaint, yet progressive jewelry store that is probably the most customer oriented in town. You guessed it, its Walter’s Jewelry Store, located at 230 North Main. They specialize in customization, personalization and making each customer feel special. If you are looking for one-of-a-kind wedding sets, Walters has a staff to design the perfect one for you.
Walters offers very competitive pricing, compared to the competition and large chain stores. They also maintain a large stock of loose cut diamonds. When you go in the store, it glitters with everything from silver, gold to crystal to most precious stones, including some of the most beautiful diamonds I’ve ever seen.
Tom Wapelhorst runs this truly amazing business, with his son, Chris, and a great lady by the name of Connie Buffington. Walter’s Jewelry is a family run business and has a constant stream of satisfied customers who return frequently.
Charles Walters started St. Charles Music and Jewelry on November 28, 1916. In 1935 the business found its home at the current location on North Main Street, changing its name to Walter’s Jewelry. This year will mark their 100th anniversary of providing outstanding service to the St. Charles Community.
If you are looking for a beautiful wedding set, earring for the bride, cuff links for the groom, or gifts for your wedding party, stop by Walters today. They are the friendliest people around town. Their service is outstanding and they care about each customer. I would recommend them for your wedding needs.
Now that we’ve talked about where to buy your rings, let’s review what to look for when picking out your diamond. For most people, buying a diamond is a new experience, but that doesn't mean it should be overwhelming. Understanding a diamond's quality characteristics is straightforward and simple. Think of buying a diamond as the four C’s.
The Four C's- cut, color, clarity, and carat weight are the most important characteristics of buying a diamond. But a bride always has a shape in mind first.
As the name suggests, shape (round, princess, radiant, etc.) describes a diamond's form, primarily as viewed from above. All diamond shapes have different attributes, but overall the beauty of the individual shapes is a matter of personal taste.
Almost all diamonds have tiny imperfections. Diamonds with few or no imperfections receive the highest clarity grades.
The cut of a diamond determines its brilliance. Put simply, the better a diamond is cut, the more sparkle it will have.
This is the term with which people are most familiar, but bear in mind that carat is specifically a measure of a diamond's weight.
A diamond's color grade actually refers to the lack of color. In other words, diamonds that are white, containing little or no color, receive higher quality grades than those with visible color.
I hope you find this information useful. It can sometimes be difficult to find a trusted merchant to help select the perfect rings to last a lifetime.
If you have further questions about Walter’s Jewelry, give me a call or send an email.