(Closed) Did you get your dream ring?

posted 6 years ago in Rings
  • poll:
    Yes, I told him exactly what I wanted/We picked it together. : (219 votes)
    44 %
    Yes, I dropped hints! : (63 votes)
    13 %
    No, it was out of our budget but I got one very similar. : (43 votes)
    9 %
    No, I dropped hints but got something totally different and I love it! : (24 votes)
    5 %
    No, so I told him and we exchanged it/will exchange it. : (11 votes)
    2 %
    No, but I'm keeping it. : (20 votes)
    4 %
    The proposal was a surprise and it's exactly what I would've picked. : (51 votes)
    10 %
    The proposal was a surprise and it's not what I would've picked. : (15 votes)
    3 %
    I didn't have a 'dream ring' in mind. : (47 votes)
    10 %
  • Post # 3
    1902 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I’ll show you mine if you show me yours… Wink

    I didn’t have much of a dream ring in mind – though I’d always imagined something simple, preferably silver, with just a small stone (I’m not a fan of big, blingy jewellery – or the cost of big, blingy jewellery!). But my fiance got me (one basically like) this out of the blue, and I love it!! It’s a yellow sapphire with 0.5 carat diamonds on either side

    Post # 5
    9659 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2019

    Yes! Ever since I can remember I have wanted the yellow gold Tiffany Setting, not just a replica, I mean bought from Tiffany’s, I got my dream ring 0.6carats, VSI, E/F colour, ideal cut

    Post # 7
    9659 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2019

    @NM32:  yeah I was very very happy when he agreed to buy it, I went in before we got engaged, just to see whether I liked it on my hand (he wanted me to have input and a say in the ring so he could make sure I loved it) and the ring I tried on fit PERFECTLY! I just knew it was meant to be ๐Ÿ™‚ Then a while later I took him in to look at it and see whether he liked it on me also, he did, then a week after that he went in to order it in my size. They said that the ring he bought would be the one they had on display, so the one I had tried on. I just love it so much, even now 6 months after we got engaged I can’t stop staring at it ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 8
    374 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Yes I got my dream ring. well  i only told him the style I liked, not a specific ring. So  he picked the ring he wanted to see me in that reflected the style I liked ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 10
    5423 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 2012

    What I wanted was over budget. Totally understandable.  I got something else and I love it. 

    Post # 11
    214 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    For some reason I always knew what I wanted. I made sure Fiance knew, and we picked it out together. Here is mine Smile

    Post # 12
    449 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    i proposed to him so i picked out his ring (it was too big) and i also picked out my 2 (first one i didnt like, still waiting on second)

    Post # 13
    66 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I have a dream ring but it is waaaaaay out of our budget at the moment, so we went to pick something together! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 14
    7606 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    We had my set designed together, so it’s exactly what I wanted.

    Post # 15
    5220 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I never looked at rings with him really prior to the proposal, and I still couldnt tell you the cut, carat size, clarity colors etc about my ring! All I know he that he picked it, proposed with it, and I LOVE it!

    Post # 16
    755 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Before my grandmother died in 2001 she gave my mom two rings, one to be given to me and the other to my brother. Since I am the oldest I got to pick which one I wanted. I picked the setting with the round stone. I’ve known since then, that would be my engagement ring if the man in my life was cool with that. It was everything I thought an engagement ring should look like. It also held so much meaning to my family and I. I knew I would fret over new ring and wonder if the diamonds were blood diamonds, this way I felt I wasn’t introducing any new diamonds into the world. Luckily the SO now Fiance thought it was a lovely ring and respected the reasons behind why I wanted that to be my engagement ring.

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