(Closed) A non-diamond engagement ring

posted 11 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Would you ever consider a non-traditional engagement ring?



    Maybe (e.g., if it's a family heirloom)

  • Post # 3
    6659 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2010

    That ring is ABsolutely Fabulous Fabulous Fabulous!! I love it!!! You lucky girl! If we couldn’t afford a diamond I would be so so happy with that! 🙂

    Post # 4
    11 posts
    • Wedding: March 2008

    That’s a really nice ring. Congrats!

    Post # 5
    277 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I have a non-traditional ring and I love it to death…if I couldn’t have a good 5 carat diamond then I didn’t want one…and we’re not that well off so I wasn’t getting that! 

    Post # 6
    226 posts
    Helper bee

    I love amethyst and would love it as an engagement ring (then again at this point I’d take scrunched up tinfoil–not even shiny side out). I can see precious stones other than diamonds gaining popularity presently. Aside from being more affordable (which is always a great thing), they can have a special meaning to the engaged couple and allow brides to express individuality with color if they like. 

    Post # 7
    3098 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2009

    I love it. I definitely don’t think that an e-ring has to be a diamond. My only question would be, how will you get a wedding band on with it? Is the setting high?

    Post # 10
    1363 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    P.S. My dad’s family has an old bishops ring as the family engagement ring.  I believe it’s a 3+ carat amethyst with a wide gold band.  It’s beautiful!

    Post # 11
    6571 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2010

    whatever my fi gave me would have been my favorite ring ever! it just happened to be a diamond. but i would have said yes and been thrilled to wear anything.

    Post # 13
    4381 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010 - Ceremony - First United Methodist Church; Reception - My parents' house!

    I have a non-diamond engagement ring, because, well, it was my dream ring and I adore it. 🙂

    Post # 14
    990 posts
    Busy bee

    Oh my goodness that ring is gorgeous!! I fluctuate between the “different” rings and a solitaire! It’s awful being indecisive!! Guess I’ll love whatever Cam gives me, though!

    Post # 15
    948 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    Yes!  I have a sapphire engagement ring, I love it!  No offense meant to anyone, but I think diamonds are kinda boring and I want some color in mine. 

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