(Closed) Did you ask your FI the cost of your e-ring?

posted 5 years ago in Rings
Post # 2
2848 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I know what mine cost because we designed it together. I also know what it appraises for because we have paperwork and I got it insured.

Post # 3
415 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Fiance eventually did tell me after we went to get our homeowners insurance and it was on the list of insured items…oops.  He didn’t really care but was kinda like “well I guess you now know how much I paid!”  

Post # 4
585 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

  Madeline789:  I know the cost of mine. I didn’t ask outright, but we were shopping together before he bought it and I knew the budget.  He told me because he got a good deal and he was excited about that. But if I wanted to find out I could have looked at the apprasial for the price.  I will add, that through the shopping process I got pretty educated on costs v. specs so my guess was pretty close to his actual purchase price.

  • This reply was modified 4 years, 6 months ago by  MissMay3003.
Post # 5
564 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

I didn’t have to ask because we went shopping together. I knew the cost of it from the beginning, and also needed it when I had the ring insured. 

Post # 6
11657 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

Madeline789:  I picked my setting and it had an ‘estimated cost’ (depending on the diamond selected) so I had a pretty good idea but seeing as I handle all the insurance stuff in the house I had to know, I needed the info to give to the insurance company to get this baby insured 😀

Post # 7
84 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL & Cheney Mansion, Oak Park, IL

I didn’t ask, but he gave me the appraisal so that I could add it to the insurance. So I know how much it cost.

Post # 8
963 posts
Busy bee

I didn’t ask and I told Darling Husband I didn’t want to know. He showed me the value of the diamond at some point but obviously the ring cost different since the setting, etc. all adds up.

Post # 9
2220 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

Nope. I know a range, but that’s all. I don’t want to know, either.

Post # 10
9674 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2019

I didn’t ask, I picked the ring myself, so I know it from when I showed it to him, and he bought it a week later so I doubt the price would have changed. And he gave me the receipts.

Post # 12
4698 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

How else would I know how many dollars I’m worth?

But actually, no I don’t know. Despite picking it out myself, knowing our budget, having the appraisal and cert papers, and knowing what we pay in insurance.. I still don’t know how much it cost. I don’t really care all that much.

Post # 13
113 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

He left his email up and I looked and knew the cost before I even got engaged.  I’ve asked him he’ll just say expensive or give me a general range which is good enough for me. 

Post # 14
2092 posts
Buzzing bee

I didn’t ask, don’t really care. He did say he “got a deal” on it and seemed surprised how much it appraised for, so I know it was less than the appraisal price, but idk how much less

Post # 15
2837 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Madeline789:  I picked mine AND we joined finances before we were engaged, so yep, I know.

But if he had picked it himself, I would have asked- and I’m guessing he would have shared.  We’re really open and talk about anything.

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