Anniversary upgrade worth it? Feeling guilty!

posted 1 week ago in Rings
  • poll: Would you notice a difference between a .47 I2/J color/good cut and a .63 VS2/I color/excellent cut?
    Yes! The upgrade was worth it. : (47 votes)
    72 %
    No - Maybe you should halt the process and save the money. : (18 votes)
    28 %
  • Post # 2
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    343 posts
    Helper bee

    I would think the new one will sparkle more, but it’s hard to tell without seeing them.

    Post # 3
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: City, State

    It’s not just going for a stone that’s a bit bigger, but the overall specs that’s bigger. I think that it’s worth it because you have better specs and you weren’t happy with the look of the ring. If you were getting equal specs but slightly bigger then I would say it wasn’t necessary.

    Post # 4
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    691 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2019 - Turkey

    yaaaay! go for it! and we’d love to see photos!

    Post # 5
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    391 posts
    Helper bee

    Don’t feel guilty about upgrading. If you want to be sure you’re getting the most bang for your buck, I’d recommend posting on the pricescope forum. They will help you find the biggest and best stone for your money!

    Post # 6
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    580 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2018

    Will you notice a difference in size?  Probably not.  Will you notice a difference in performance?  Probably.  And a sparkly diamond will look bigger than one that doesn’t perform well.  As long as you and your husband are happy with your choice, go for it.  And post pics!

    Post # 7
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    609 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2019 - Country/barn

    I have a feeling once you get your ring back you’ll be excited and feel like it was worth it! 

    Post # 8
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    852 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2020

    sixmillionmiles :  sounds like with the new setting and higher specs your upgrade is well worth the cost! Congratulations, no need to feel guilty. Can’t wait to see your new ring!

    Post # 9
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    625 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2020

    Absolutely worth it 

    Post # 12
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    1024 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2018

    sixmillionmiles :  I think it was a great choice, cut really is king and you joined a very exclusive 0.6-0.7ct range club! 😂

    Post # 13
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    127 posts
    Blushing bee

    I think you will end up being glad you did it! 

    Post # 15
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    382 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2019 - City, State

    I say do the upgrade for sure.  Only maybe go a little bigger?  You might feel like there wasn’t much of a change to bump it up that small of an increment.

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