(Closed) Do you let other people try on your E-ring?

posted 7 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Do you let people try on your ring?
    Of Course! : (115 votes)
    46 %
    No Way! : (107 votes)
    43 %
    Other : (26 votes)
    10 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    1732 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    yes i have.  not often, but yes.

    Post # 4
    Member
    435 posts
    Helper bee

    I don’t see why it matters. I wouldn’t ask somebody if I could try theirs on though.

    Post # 5
    Member
    382 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    no no no!! my best friend let someone else try her ring on at a party and the girl could NOT get the ring off! her finger swelled & after trying everything (ice cubes, running water, oil, peanut butter, windex, elevating her hand) they had to go to the emergency room to get the ring cut off this other’s girl’s finger! the diamonds had to be reset and insurance did NOT cover it. needless to say, her husband was less than thrilled.

    unless you completely trust someone else or they have smaller fingers than you, i would never ever let someone else try it on. they can check it out on my hand & that’s it!

    Post # 6
    Member
    384 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I’ve never had anyone ask. . . except my 8 year old. . . and the answer is always no to that.  She’s so accident prone.  I’d have to think I’d probably say no if someone asked though… or at the very least I’d be kinda weirded out by it.

    Post # 7
    Member
    860 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    no one has ever asked.

    Post # 8
    Member
    166 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    I chose other. As I’ve noted in other posts, I have 2 engagement rings. One I have no problem letting people try on and another one I would NEVER NEVER EVER!!!

    Post # 9
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    2704 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    honestly the only person that has asked is my friend’s lil sister who’s a lil bling/ring crazy! ;P

    and yes i let her! and then i heard it was “bad luck” so i told her that the third or fourth time i saw her LOL 😛

    Post # 11
    Member
    2562 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Yep! My sisters have both tried it on, so has my mom, my omi (grandma) and a couple of my friends! I have no problems letting other people put it on for a few minutes!

    Post # 12
    Member
    2788 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    only my mom, and she only tried it on to try on my wedding band and e-ring at the same time.  i wanted to see (again) how they looked together and she told me it was bad luck to try on your wedding ring before the acutal wedding. She had to try them on, on her pinky though because her fingers are bigger than mine.

    Post # 13
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    3872 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    At first, I thought that it wouldn’t be a problem letting people try my ring on but then reading the horror stories here, like the ring needing to be cut off and the ‘bad luck’.  I will now be less willing to let people try it on. 

    Now saying all of that, I would proably tell the person to go to the store to try on all the different types.

    I have never asked anyone if I could try their ring.  I have always asked them to show me the ring.  I don’t need to see it on me but then again I’m married.  Maybe if I wasn’t engaged and I could see why people want to it. 

    Post # 14
    Member
    1927 posts
    Buzzing bee

    Yup.. As long as I’m close enough to the person that I trust them not to run away with : )  All of my friends have tried on my ring and I have tried on the rings of all of my engaged or married friends.  It’s just something we do.  It’s fun to try on other people’s rings.  I know some people believe it’s bad luck (that you are giving them your fiance if you give them your ring).. but I don’t believe in that kind of thing.

    Post # 15
    Member
    828 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    My ring doesn’t come off easily, so unless they’d like to pay to cut it off my finger, nobody will be trying it on.

    Post # 16
    Member
    6598 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    My mom and a couple of my BFs that’s it!

    I wouldn’t let just anyone try it on!

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