Did you have any specifics for your ring?

posted 3 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I had designs in my head that I liked, but we never talked about getting engaged and I never had any expectations for a ring.  I knew we were in it for the long haul and I didn’t need a piece of paper and a big party to prove our commitment to each other.

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I just wanted something that sparkled and that’s exactly what I got. 

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

I wanted white gold and a marquise diamond. I got both 🙂 

Post # 6
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

@Little_Hedgy:  I always get in trouble for this one… My only request was that DH follow the 3 months’ salary guideline. We negotiated it down to three months after 401K contributions/insurance/taxes/etc., so it was really like 2 months.

But that means my ring was like 10K.

Post # 8
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

@Little_Hedgy:  I knew I wanted a halo, something vintage inspired, and I did not want yellow gold.  FH knew what I liked, and we had picked out my ring together.  I did have a brief moment where I wavered and thought I might want a solitaire but I couldn’t be happier with my ring.

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Durable and nickel free were my only requirements.

Post # 11
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2013

I knew I wanted a white gold halo setting. I didn’t know much more than that until we started looking at rings together and I got to try them on. Then I knew I wanted a round stone set in a cushion halo, with the stone set low into the halo. He picked the ring that was both of our favorite.

Post # 13
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Paved rose gold! Round ,oval, or cushion. 

I got everything I wanted  🙂 

Post # 14
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

I just said no side stones please 🙂

Post # 15
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

He knew I wanted a real diamond and I was partial to cushion-cut centers. Other than that, I left it up to him… however, I did make it very clear that the ring meant a LOT to me- probably more than most bees for reasons I wont get into here. He knew it was a really important symbol and treated it with the respect I did. I ended up with something better than I could have imagined 🙂

Post # 16
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I picked my own ring so I guess this is a little different.  I just had to have a halo once I tried on a rings and a white gold.  

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