(Closed) Has anyone else heard of this???

posted 9 years ago in Rings
Post # 47
2721 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

@twitterpated0315:  Thank you!!!! It’s not a “rule”.  It’s a brilliant marketing ploy that millions of people have fallen for.  

Post # 48
1601 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I’ve always heard it as 2-3 months, although recently people say 6 months…but it all started with the diamond industry so who knows?  I think 6 months is ridiculous unless you’re well off, I’d rather use that as a down payment on a house. 

Post # 49
3879 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I also don’t agree with rules. Every couple has different priorities, standards, debts and so on. It’s such a personal, individual thing.

However, I see more people (in general, nobody specific) balk about how much was spent on a ring, yet people don’t think twice about buying a wedding dress for thousands of dollars or spending more than a new car on a a wedding/reception.

It’s all just so personal. 🙂

Post # 50
840 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

More wonderful marketing from the diamond industry! <sarcasm>

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