(Closed) Funny things people have said about your ring.

posted 6 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
2775 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

When a guy friend saw my ring, he asked me what time the skating rink opens so he can skate on the ice.

ROTFL. It’s funny cuz my ring isn’t even big!

Post # 4
955 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

I love this thread already! lol

Post # 5
10453 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

I had one of my married guy friends make a face when I told my my fiancé bought my ring online. Umm, ok, what’s wrong with that!?

 So not a funny comment, but the rest have all been nice.

Post # 6
4714 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 1998

my old ring .55ct princess was getting the comment “cute” so hubby upgraded to a 1ct for our anniversary

Post # 7
421 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

I’ve had multiple people call my ring a weapon because I always end up scratching people with it (apparently I’m completely clumsy) lol.

I told a girl on campus that the “diamond” in my ring was actually mossanite and she got confused and said “so you have an asteroid strapped to your finger?”

Post # 8
2114 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

” I could dance under this” … I guess because it is sparkly? not sure.. I smiled 

Post # 9
1425 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Sadly, only meaner comments that maybe are supposed to be funny have been said. The worst has been, “Let me see that rock!” … she looked … “It’s more like a pebble.”

Post # 10
792 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

“That looks so big on your tiny little hands” 

Post # 11
9824 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

When I had a pink sapphire someone said “Did you mean for it to be pink?”

Um… yes? I think they meant did I pick it out, but it was still odd.

Post # 12
4803 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

@KatyElle:  You should acted all shocked to discover it was pink, totally how I would have handled it. Like, “OMG, are you serious?! *turn ring towards self* you’re right, it IS pink! I am SO glad you let me know, I’m going to go call the jewelry store right now.”

Post # 13
3000 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

My friend saw it when I posted a pic on my facebook (as my way of announcing to everyone we just got engaged) and commented: “It’s bigger than the rings the girls get on The Bachelor!!”

Not exactly true, but made me laugh.

Post # 14
1676 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

@BetterSherm:  That’s awful. People are ridiculous. This is the kind of thing that makes me feel compelled to say something about the weight they’ve been trying to lose (but haven’t) or something similar. I think any mention of size opens the door for all sorts of size discussion. 🙂

Post # 15
2893 posts
Sugar bee

The responses I’ve received from almost everyone is:

“Can I see it?”


They look at the ring, pause awkwardly, look at me like something is wrong then say, “Oh” or “Eh.” Then look at me again awkwardly and usually change the conversation once the silence gets too painful.

…yeah. In my head I pretend like they say that it’s pretty or so unique. 🙂 It’s not round, it’s not a solitaire, it’s not a single shank, it’s not white, I shopped for it with my SO, and it’s larger than their rings – I honestly don’t think they can deal with the all the differences. One day, maybe I’ll have the guts to say, “Thanks! It’s gorgeous right?!” after they look at me awkwardly. 🙂

Post # 16
4714 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 1998

@claireos:  can you post a pic? I like that everyone can pick what they want now a days!

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