(Closed) do/did you get to help pick?

posted 8 years ago in Rings
  • poll: do/did you get to help pick?
    Yes : (54 votes)
    61 %
    No : (34 votes)
    39 %
  • Post # 3
    572 posts
    Busy bee

    We went together to look and I told him my favorite, but told him that I wanted him to select it. When he gave it to me later, it was the one I wanted most. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 4
    1161 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I completely picked mine out.  I didn’t want a solitaire, and so it seemed like the best thing to do.

    Post # 5
    9053 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    We wandered through a jewelery store once and I tried on a few things to get an idea of what I liked/didn’t like.

    Post # 6
    5398 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    We went to the store once so he could see things I liked and didn’t like.  In the end, he’s the one that made the final decisions.

    Post # 7
    6998 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    i showed him a few pictures of some styles i liked but he picked it out! he did an amazing job, he picked exactly what i would have picked if i had a choice. trust your SO – somethings they actually do get right. haha

    Post # 9
    685 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I told him what I like and showed him pictures of what I like and don’t like. He picked it out himself.

    Post # 10
    1331 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2016

    I sent my fiance links to about 5 different rings that I loved, all with slightly different styles but similar in that they all were white gold w/round solitaire diamonds.  If I had left it completely up to him I probably would’ve ended up with a yellow gold ring with a cluster of small diamonds (not my style).  Thankfully he picked out my favorite one, and I love it!


    Post # 11
    1664 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    If you’re afraid he doesn’t know your style well enough, give him some suggestions, or show him examples of a few different styles that you like so he gets an idea.  This is a pretty big purchase for a lot of couples, and you’ll be wearing it for a long time, you should like it!

    Post # 13
    5147 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    He proposed without a ring. Then he told me how much he wanted to spend and let me pick it out myself.

    Post # 14
    3977 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I would have liked to ๐Ÿ™‚

    Probably would have saved him some money lol, but I’m happy with what I got and the surprise was nice ๐Ÿ˜€

    Post # 15
    645 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

     yes. it was the first time we went ring shopping we saw it. When I first saw the ring I started to shake. I even started to tear up. I loved it. I think I even told the sales person that he better take it away from me because I was tempted to steal it. ( joking). Fiance knew that it was the ring for us. He says that  never forget that day. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 16
    2104 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I gave him certain criteria to choose from (for example, I gave him my three favorite cuts for the center stone), but in the end, he chose it and had it custom made.  It turned out so beautifully.  ๐Ÿ™‚

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