A recent study by Wedding Website The Knot polled 14,000 engaged or recently married brides and grooms across the United States. 72 percent of grooms said they faced challenges in buying a ring, including not knowing if they were getting a good deal (35 percent) and not knowing diamond terminology (28 percent).

Some other statistics:

Average number of rings examined before purchase: 26

Percentage that bought a custom-designed ring: 45 percent

Most popular shape: Round (52 percent)

Average center-stone carat size: 1.2 carats

Average ring total carat weight: 1.8 carats

Most popular ring metal: White gold (61 percent)

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For more jewelry information from The Knot survey, click here.

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