Post # 1
I feel really bad admitting this, but I often have moments where I regret choosing a sapphire instead of a diamond. I got the Tacori setting I really wanted, but sometimes I wish I would have gotten a diamond instead. I also worry that people don’t realize it’s an engagement ring and I feel like the people that do know what it is don’t understand why I chose a sapphire. I’ve only had it for three weeks, so I shouldn’t feel like this. I’m wondering if I’m second guessing my ring because I’ve been comparing it to diamond rings, which clearly have a different look. And maybe after I stop comparing it and caring what other people think I’ll love it again?
Post # 2
Your ring is beautiful and you need to own it. There are reasons why you got a sapphire over a diamond. Remember that. I have a ruby and I wear it confidently and proud. I’ve never allowed comments from others get to me although I’ve not had many negative comments. I absolutely no regrets.
Post # 3
Why would you want something 99% of other people have? Rock the color and appreciate how unique a choice it is.
Post # 4
Yes, you are second guessing your ring. You need to stop comparing it to others.
Post # 5
I think when you stop comparing it to other things, you will love it for all the reasons you loved it in the first place. Comparison is the thief of joy!
You haven’t had it for very long…when I had been wearing my white sapphire E-ring for about the same amount of time as you, I thought I was having regrets…but in November I will have had it for 2 years and I love it every day, still! You really can’t compare. Just remember the reasons you picked it in the first place and keep that mindset. 🙂
Post # 6
My question to you is, Did you get the sapphire to save money ?? If the reason is yes then maybe in a few years upgrade to a diamond … If you got a sapphire cus you loved it and loved the look then keep it and be proud your setting is pretty !!! and FYI princess Kate rocks a sapphire that use to be princess Diana’s and these two women could have picked the best diamonds in the world any ring they wanted !!!! And they are Rocking a sapphire ??? So if that dont tell you something I dont know what else to say …Its normal to get ring regret with all the rings n choices out there and the boards on the Bee dont help .. Your gonna love your Ering more as time goes by stay off the boards for a while and dont compare your Gem stone is beyond beautiful its so unique 🙂 be proud I am actually in the market for gem stone RHR myself and want to add gemstone someday to my wedding set 🙂 congrats to you on your ring n engagment !!!!!
Post # 7
It’s a stunning ring. I would just let it set in and see how you feel in six months. If you really hadn’t wanted a sapphire, you wouldn’t have gotten it. And it doesn’t really matter what other people think. You know it’s your engagement ring and your FI gave it to you as a symbol of his love.
Post # 8
sapphire11: You have a gorgeous ring there! Enjoy its beauty 🙂
My godmother choose a sapphire also. She could have had anything she wanted. She picked a Victorian navette shaped sapphire with mine cut diamond halo. It was unique for the time (1940s), but viewed as extremely sophisticated and avant garde. Lucky me, I inherited it!!! And I plan to resize it and wear as my alternate ering b/c I love jewelry and don’t want any piece to sit in a box!
My point is to enjoy your ring no matter what. It is a precious gift. Also if you research the history of sapphire, you may gain a deeper appreciation for its long history. Sapphire lore here: http://www.thenaturalsapphirecompany.com/education/sapphire-lore/medicinal-properties-of-sapphires/
Post # 9
Thank you guys for sharing!
I’m feeling better now. I think I was just having a moment. I usually have a hard time making decisions, so it’s not a surprise that I’ve struggled with this one. I actually got my sapphire from The Natural Sapphire Company and I was really excited about reading more about them. I just need to stop worrying so much!
Post # 10
Beautiful and unique ring. VERY CLASSY. Don’t second guess your choice. It’s breath taking. Congratulations on your engagement.
Post # 11
That’s a beautiful stone! Give it a chance to grow on you..and if you still feel this way down the road get a diamond. Goodluck
Post # 12
Your ring is so beautiful!! Enjoy it! Even if you had a diamond, someone will always have a bigger, better, better quality, etc diamond! The best thing to do is be happy and greatful for what you have, which is completely goregous!
Post # 13
Is replacing the stone with a diamond an option? You’re already second guessing your ring and not feeling “right” about it. I wouldn’t suggest just “sucking it up” if the regret is more than fleeting.
A colored gemstone ring is a very specific choice – if you’re not over the moon about it, a traditional diamond may be a better option for you. It’s a beautiful ring, though.
Post # 14
Sapphires are becoming more common for engagement rings nowadays. I love your ring for what it’s worth!
Post # 15
I think it’s lovely but if you chose a tacori setting over a diamond I think you shouldve put the money towards a diamond or moissy , or whatever. that particular tacori setting looks like a plain solitaire from the top and the side isn’t that pretty to me :/ I would’ve used the money towards a better feature stone in this case since the setting isn’t all that detailed and was overpriced for the name. Just my opinion though!