(Closed) BF and I looked at rings today!

posted 8 years ago in Waiting
Post # 3
2408 posts
Buzzing bee

that’s great! wasn’t it surreal trying on all those rings? i was unexpectedly mesmorized by the pretty sparklies when i tried on rings. you would have thought i was a contortionist the way i kept bending my arm just so i could stare at the sparkles. and yes, i also went in thinking i wanted one style but left wanting a completely different one, one the bf doesn’t like as much as i do unfortunately but he’s still willing to get one for me since i’ll be the one wearing it. lol. but i’m glad to hear your trip went well!

Post # 4
935 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2015

This does sound promising! I’m glad you got to look at rings….it’s funny how different we feel after trying them on. I remember years ago I thought I wanted an emerald cut, now I like round.


Post # 5
798 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

steps forward, even if small are always good – and by the way, ring shopping isn’t such a small step!!

Post # 6
280 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

@Ms. Pink Scrubs: My partner is clueless too! He was looking at the catalogs and he asked why when they look exactly same is one ring $300 and another $3000. I had to explain about the carats and stuff, but I’ve left the ball in his court. The only thing I specified to him was that I didn’t want a ring that was four litte squares set to look like one big one, and that I would prefer yellow gold. He told me how he looked in the window at one jewellers and saw one he liked and then found out it cost about $25,000!

At least your Boyfriend or Best Friend knows now how much he needs to save and also what you like! Hopefully he does it soon!


Post # 7
256 posts
Helper bee

That’s a wonderful step forward!!  And I wouldn’t say it’s a small one either.  I would be over the moon happy if my man suggested we go look at rings.  (I *refuse* to be the one to bring it up!)

I’ve done a decent amount of looking on my own, and I agree, what I thought I wanted turned out to be very different from what I actually want now.  Before I started looking, I was positive I wanted a princess cut with trillion side stones, and when I tried on a couple princess cuts I was completely underwhelmed.  Then I tried on a couple of round cuts, and now they’re all I want!

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