(Closed) I need help choosing an engagement ring!

posted 4 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
12257 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

The first one is SO gorgeous!

Post # 4
337 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

I love the first one, its so unique looking, the other one is too much for me..that being said, i prefer simple settings

Post # 5
2251 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I prefer the Verragio.

Post # 6
940 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I agee with the PP. While I love a lot a bling, I love the detailed yet, simplistic design of the first one.

Post # 7
2073 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@mandyjoy94:  I actually had the second ring you posted!  It was my engagement ring that DH picked out for me, but we had MAJOR quality issues with it and after 11 months of repairs we decided to return it and pick something new. 

I loved the ring b/c he picked it out but if I can be perfectly honest here, it was a little too much for me.  The e-ring is great on its own but once you add in the double bands its pretty overwhelming, IMO.  I may get flack for this on wb, but I was a little relieved that we has so many issues b/c then I got to pick out a ring I really loved.

Long story short, I would pick ring #1 if I were you. 

Post # 9
2073 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@mandyjoy94:  It continuously lost stones.  I got engaged and within 2 weeks I had lost one of the stones on the split shank band.  The setting is a mini-pave and the prongs just wouldn’t hold a stone after getting it resized.  This happened about 5 or six times.  We’d get it fixed and it would come back and another one would fall out.  Most of the time it was just in the shank but once it was in the halo.  That sucked!  Eventually the store (People’s Jewelers, Canadian version of Zales) just got a new ring brought in rather than fixing the original.  It happened again!  We actually went through 5 brand new rings!  One brand new ring I got even lost a stone within 24 hours of getting it.  It kept happening but I was determined to get married in the ring he proposed in.  Eventually I realized the ring needed to be returned and we needed to move on.  People’s said they never had problems with that setting before but who knows. 

I researched the ring a bit after the fact and it seems like other people had the same problems.  If you choose it I wish you the best of luck, but definately recommend purchasing some sort of warranty.  Good luck!

Post # 10
2197 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Go with Verragio. Much better quality ring. 


Post # 11
681 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Even if the second ring didn’t have the problems a PP mentioned, I much prefer the Verragio.

Post # 12
92 posts
Worker bee

Definitely the Verragio! I LOVE that ring!!! I was even considering it for myself…. Way better quality too.

Post # 13
8044 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

Neither. I would buy a cheap placeholder ring and save up for your dream Verragio ring. Why spend money on moissanite and risk the setting getting ruined when the moissanite is put in and then taken out for the diamond.

Post # 14
1770 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 1997

@canarydiamond:  +1

I’d save for the real deal too.


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