(Closed) First Thoughts When You See This Ring…

posted 4 years ago in Rings
Post # 31
2736 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: County courthouse

I think it looks dated…like 80s. BUT if you like it…wear it with pride.

Post # 32
1939 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

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plantprop :  I think onyx, black and white, unusual, nice but not for me. 

Post # 33
7117 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2016

The sapphires are pretty dark and it wouldn’t be my taste (I wouldn’t buy it or pick it out but I wouldn’t turn it down if it was offered to me).

It looks like it could be a nice RHR for the middle finger- it’s bold and striking- not very pretty but with the right outfit, manicure and attitude on the right day . . .

Post # 34
4639 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2011


Post # 35
209 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2018

The sapphires look more like garnets to me unless it is the photo. Also, the stones look tilted. Can you attach a photo of the ring not on your finger, but on a flat surface? 

Post # 37
85 posts
Worker bee

very busy but if you love it that’s all that matters ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 38
5019 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2017

First thought is its a black diamond, not blue sapphire.  Second thought is its dated.

Post # 39
2738 posts
Sugar bee

I think it’s simple and pretty, and I would happily wear it as a right hand ring. I’m not sure I would want it as my wedding band/every day ring, but it would also depend on my associations with it. If it belonged to a person I loved and was passed down that way, then seeing it every day might be a lovely reminder of them. Are you debating whether to use it as a wedding band, or do you currently use it? 

Post # 40
4227 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2015 - Hotel Ballroom

For the record, I have a sapphire eternity band I wear on my right hand that the sapphires come up black in photos.

My gut reaction when I see this ring is “heirloom”. Personally, I don’t feel it’s “dated” because that is how heirloom rings are SUPPOSED to look. If you love it, rock it ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 41
542 posts
Busy bee

dated, black.

Post # 42
1273 posts
Bumble bee

retro/antique… 1980s yes, but w/ some older style influence, IMO.

It’d be cool on its own(sole wedding band or RHR) but not stacked.

Post # 43
1778 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: Malibou Lake Mountain Club

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plantprop :  antique, like from a parent

Post # 44
1222 posts
Bumble bee

Vintage. Maybe a cool RHR. I thought those were black diamonds too – the sapphires look dark, but could be the lighting and sapphires can vary colour-wise.

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