(Closed) Having second thoughts…

posted 4 years ago in Rings
Post # 2
357 posts
Helper bee

If you’re trying to get the 5-year, 0% deal at Diamonds Direct, just go ahead and buy the stone tomorrow.  Wait to buy the setting until they have their next big setting sale.  It’ll save you about 20% that way, and it will give you more time to consider the setting you really want.  🙂

Post # 3
5287 posts
Bee Keeper

JackieDO:  I think it’s beautiful. I love the setting; it seems so intricate and pretty.

Post # 4
357 posts
Helper bee

Oh, and personally, I really like this ring… but I’d wear it as an RHR.  It doesn’t look like an engagement ring to me, but hey, you can totally do whatever you want with it!  😀  Beautiful either way!

Post # 5
192 posts
Blushing bee

I like the ring for a RHR. Will I still love it in 10 years would be my biggest concern unless you want to change or upgrade it later.

Post # 6
1119 posts
Bumble bee

I think it’s absolutely gorgeous. I love that it’s unique and elegant. I wouldn’t worry about not liking it years down the road because it’s not like you decided on a super trendy style. You can easily get a custom designed wedding band to go along with it (I did that for my ERing). 

Post # 7
1632 posts
Bumble bee

Ooh! I love it! It’s not too flashy, and still looks feminine and delicate, despite the size. I hope you keep it

Post # 9
10616 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

I like it! But if your having doubts tell your boyfriend to hold off on buying a ring until your sure.

Post # 10
474 posts
Helper bee

I think it’s really beautiful and unique. On days when you don’t feel like wearing a big ring, you can just wear your wedding band.

Post # 11
2286 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I think it’s beautiful. I love the unique setting and the antique feel.

Who knows if what you love today you’ll still love in 10 years. Honestly you run that risk with any setting that isn’t just a plain solitaire or a three stone. If your style changes in 10 or 15 years then just put the stone in a new setting, no big deal. 

Post # 13
4958 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 1997

^ Then I think you just need to breathe and trust that your heart made the right decision. This is only tangentially related, but when we remodeled our kitchen I was positive about what we wanted. We had looked and I had a picture in my head forever. I knew there was nothing I preferred over the choices we made. And yet… as soon as the time came to order or to install, I had huge amounts of anxiety and second-guessed every single detail. I wasn’t SURE I had made the right decisions.

But I did. After everything was said and done, I loved what I loved, and nothing was going to change that. It is just that finalizing a decision is always scary. You loved this ring less than 24 hours ago; you will adore it when it is on your finger. Don’t worry.

Post # 14
2582 posts
Sugar bee

JackieDO:  I think it’s really pretty! I like those kind of settings. It looks antique. Enjoy it!

Post # 15
2738 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

That ring is incredibly beautiful!!! I would absolutely wear it as an engagement ring. Love the vintage pattern, how unique it is and its nice size. Looks amazing on you. 

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