(Closed) How to keep the love alive…with your ring?!

posted 9 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Tricks to keep loving your rings, which do you use?

    Take them off for a bit

    Wear another ring for a bit

    Admire them under your favorite lighting

    Write down all the things you love about your rings

    Look for similar rings on Weddingbee

    Start a thread on Weddingbee and ask for comments

    AVOID reading threads on Weddingbee (hehe)

    Nothing works, you're getting a new ring!

    Other (please explain!)

  • Post # 3
    6351 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I admire mine constantly! All lighting! I love getting to know the different facets of its personality (see what I did there?)

    I love to see others’ rings, I just love to see them from an aesthetic POV, but I don’t tend to think about any other ring but my own for more than a few seconds, maybe a minute at most! It’s more like looking at art, or trees, or a meadow of flowers, to enjoy in the moment, rather than looking at options in a store to think about replacing my ring with, KWIM? I’ll never replace my ring, it is mine like my eyes are mine. i notice other people’s pretty eyes but I don’t want to pluck mine out of my skull and trade, lol! 

    Post # 4
    7425 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2013

    I never fall out of love with my ring.

    Post # 6
    5062 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I love my ring – I don’t think I will ever not love it because of the man who gave it to me.

    Post # 7
    5891 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2010

    My ring is a little plain compared to others, so sometimes I get a little bored with it. I have a friend with a super blingy ring that I’m envious of. When we get together, I ask if I can put it on for a few minutes. Whenever I do, I instantly realize it’s not me. I put my ring on and although it’s not as blingy, it’s feels like me and I fall in love with it all over again.

    Post # 8
    341 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    1) clean it. a good clean just brings the sparkle back

    2) look at it under different lighting. My moissy looks different in different lighting. I love looking at it everywhere because it has its own personality and I never know what she’ll do next.

    Post # 9
    3060 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Well I have only had my current engagement ring for about a week now, but my first engagement ring I wore for about a year and a half. With that ring when I’d tire of it I would give it a nice good clean and have a photoshoot! Tongue Out

    Post # 10
    10712 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I don’t ever get tired of my ring but I do love it a little more everytime I see it under Walmarts lights or on a cloudy day. 

    Post # 11
    4108 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    I love my ring, but I definitely get size envy here on wb. I agree with cleaning it & then seeing it in your favorite lighting.

    What works even better for me is forgetting them when I leave for work in the morning (not that I ever do this on purpose). I spend the entire day missing them, feeling naked, imagining this is the one day my house gets randomly robbed, etc., etc.

    Ugh, don’t create a thread asking for comments- it’s likely you’ll end up feeling even worse after all the “I don’t like it, it’s not my taste” comments.

    Post # 12
    2901 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: January 2011 - Midland, TX

    I have a band that I rotate with periodically. It changes the look but I always go back. Also, take creative pics! Lol

    Post # 13
    9048 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I don’t think I’ve ever really fallen out of love with my ring.  I’ve had them for 3 and 4 years and it’s just the symbolism of them at this point that’s important.  And of course they’re pretty and sparkly as well. 

    Post # 14
    4710 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 1998

    I change them up. I wear just the band or just one band and the ering or sandwich or two on one side. I did purchase a berricle ring for fun and I love it and am thinking of another one. 

    Post # 15
    2742 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Disney

    I love my ring I dont feel envy, I dont feel its any less pretty the next day, and its symbolism means so much to me. So I picked other Its been 6 months and I still love it, it was everything I ever dreamed and more. He did good 🙂

    Post # 16
    1879 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I can’t say I’ve ever had a “not loving my ring” moment. The one thing I kind of don’t like is that the prongs are bulky – I do get prong envy when I see those skinny claw prongs… but everything else about my ring is SO perfect that the one minor imperfection doesn’t affect my overall love for it. But also I helped my fiance pick it out and it’s a sapphire, which I had wanted since I was a little girl (the ONLY wedding thing that I had ever dreamed of!).

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