How to Buy a Ring


You’ve found your 1/1, the singular person you want to share your life with. Finding the perfect engagement ring shouldn’t be so daunting. Here’s a primer.

Center Diamond

The center diamond accounts for the majority of a rings value. Eighty-three percent of all engagement rings have a diamond center stone.









Ring Settings

The setting does more than hold the center diamond in place; its design provides the ring its unique personality.









Noble Metals

Durable noble metals such as gold or platinum are ideal for protecting your center stone from daily wear. At O.C. Tanner Jewelers, our proprietary white gold uses palladium, which renders the metal hypoallergenic, heightens the pure white color and improves long-term durability.


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O.C. Tanner Jewelers has been a fixture in the Salt Lake community for over 85 years. Join us for some quality one-on-one time in downtown Salt Lake or in Park City.

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The world’s most exquisite watches and timepieces are masterful feats of engineering that balance mechanics, precision, beauty and detail. Find your timepiece at O.C. Tanner.

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O.C. Tanner Collection

Our master jeweler has identified a signature O.C. Tanner Collection diamond cut—named for the beloved wife of our founder—which we believe is the most ideal cut imaginable. See for yourself.

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Diamonds 101

Diamond quality is measured by the 4 C’s: cut, clarity, color and carat. Find out what all that means and why responsible sourcing and documentation is so important.

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Honor your love story with a one-of-a-kind, custom ring designed and crafted especially for your beloved.

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