(Closed) Broken engagement ring!!

posted 4 years ago in Engagement
Post # 2
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: March 2017

Thats so horrible – I feel for you! 

You have only had it since Sept??  Do you know what jeweller the ring was from? I suggest you definitely take it to them, surely a ring shouldnt be failing in that little amount of time. Does you ring come with a ‘care plan’ or anything similar such as a warranty? 

Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2017

Are you sure it’s a real diamond ring? It just sounds a bit too fragile for it to be a diamond and my chipping and falling apart! πŸ™ that’s awful that you Fiance would say it’s your fault and nothing you can do. Definitely take it to the jeweler that’s not acceptable! Also do you have it insured? 

Post # 4
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Blushing bee

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michelle87 :  Do you happen to know where he purchased the ring from? Maybe you can just take the ring in to the store instead and either get a quote and/or shop around with other jewelers, or see if they can replace the stones for free. I have 2 rows of micro pavé diamonds in both bands of my set and our jeweler said that as part of purchasing through them, if the pavé diamonds ever do fall out, to just bring it back, and they’ll replace the stones free of charge. 

Post # 5
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Yeah, not good enough. Back to where it came from for replacement or fixing!

Post # 7
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Helper bee

Is there a warranty? Can you take it back to the jewelers so they can at least secure the other diamonds so additional ones won’t fall out?

Post # 8
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2017

OH my gosh, no way would I be ok with this. A diamond engagement ring should not be falling apart like that, especially if you’ve only had it since September. Do you have pics of the damage?

 

Post # 9
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

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michelle87 :  you shouldn’t have lost so many pave diamonds in such a short time. That usually means the setting is poorly done. Sometimes badly done ring sizing can cause this to happen with pave diamonds.

I’m honestly surprised at your fiancé’s reaction. If I’d dropped lots of money on a ring I’d be peeved that the diamonds kept falling out. I’d be back at the jewelry store getting very irate demanding for it to be fixed. Did he tell you where he got it from? It honestly sounds suss that he isn’t more upset. Did he buy second hand ? Nothing wrong if he did but that may account for his unwillingness to go back and complain to the place he bought it from.

As for your center  diamond… You may have  knocked it unwittingly and caused it to chip. It can and does happen if it’s hit in a certain spot. A friend of mine did this to her princess cut. Another thing I’ve read is that if your diamond has a certain types of inclusions in it, it  can make your diamond weak and can cause it to chip/crack/shatter easily.

I would definitely find out more about the source of your ring and take it from there.

Post # 10
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Helper bee

Oh my hunny I feel for you!…Why your Fiance is acting like it’s your fault is beyond me…you need to have a come to Jesus meeting with him…my setting got damaged yesterday due to substantial impact on my halo…but for it to be falling apart after 3 months without cause is startling and you need to take that back to a jeweler to replace pave and maybe see if they need to change your setting completely you need to get on that asap in case of warranty time frame…

Post # 11
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Helper bee

Why on earth your Fiance doesn’t care about something he paid lots of money for breaking is beyond me. And why he is blaming you for it is even more beyond me. I agree with PP, is there a chance he bought it from a pawn shop or he inherited an heirloom? Maybe that could explain why he seems resistant to taking it back and having it fixed/refunded? 

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2016

My first thought was it isn’t a real diamond ring too. I have a topaz engagement ring which I’ve had for… 6 months maybe. Topaz is a soft stone but it looks good as new so I’d imagine it isn’t that easy for diamonds to chip? The setting also shouldn’t be damaged after such a short amount of time either.

I’m also frustrated that your Fiance brushed it off. Doesn’t he care that he spent money on it and it’s now broken? 

I really feel for you. I’d take it to a reputable jeweller and see what they say about it. Could your Fiance hve accidentally bought a fake ring?

Post # 13
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Busy bee

It’s your…fault? I am less concerned about the ring, and more concerned about that remark…was that out of character for him? Does he usually blame you for things that go wrong?

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2016 - Painswick Church and the Falcon Hotel

Wow I would not be happy at all! I’ve never known a real diamond to chip unless its of really poor quality that’s why they are such sort after stones “diamonds are forever” take it back to where he got it from 

Post # 15
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

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michelle87 :  Whoah Whoah… hold on a second. He said it’s your fault and he won’t bring it back?! That’s insane. You should ask about the insurance on the ring and take it to the store immediately. Some bees on here have eternity bands and haven’t lost a diamond from them from normal wear. I hope you get this sorted out bee!

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