(Closed) I THINK I CHOSE THE WRONG ENGAGEMENT RING!

posted 5 years ago in Rings
Post # 61
Member
585 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2017

Well so, here’s the thing: It doesn’t look like the cookie-cutter typical engagement ring is. Here’s the other thing: If you love it, then it’s perfect just the way it is. Now, it seems you are a little upset by what others have said about the ring. This is not going to end. You are going to have a few nosy people saying things like “where is your engagement ring?” and then a small percentage of those nosy people will give you a sort of shocked “oh…that’s different,” with a tone that you don’t like. That’s going to happen a few times…though hopefully not too often, and it should happen less as you get older. I’m just telling you though. If this is going to bother you A LOT, you might want to reconsider.

That being said, forget those people. It’s a beautiful ring, it means a lot to you, and that’s all that matters. There is no rule book on engagement rings. Get whatever you like: diamond, no diamond, color gemstones, no gemstones, white gold, yellow gold, rose gold–or all 3, or none. Whatever floats your boat, girl. It’s your love story.

Post # 62
Member
259 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

oliviakatherine:  fair enough….I misunderstood your comment and several others to be judgey like “oh it’s pretty, BUT”. Didn’t feel it being from kay was relevant to her question….esp when not everyone can afford to have things re-set by a local jeweler, so that May make OP feel more regret. (Although I agree sterling silver wouldnt hold up well over time).  I am so sorry you had such awful customer service at kays and  it now makes sense that you would warn OP (specifically of kay)….and I guess I have heard a lot of people having issues with Kay Jewelers customer service. Didn’t realize it was so bad…thanks for clarifying your perspective and i apologize if i was rUde.  I’d say the moral of the story is if you go with department stores, they can be great just be sure to go with ones that honor their warranty, have good quality settingd and customer service.  (I.e. shane CO). 

Post # 65
Member
2251 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

I love this ring,  actually my wedding band is going to be similar but in rose gold with pave diamonds and small bezel rubies.  I would pair this with an eternity band or half – eternity band for a budget frIendly option

Post # 66
Member
760 posts
Busy bee

It’s not conventional, but it is gorgeous. I think it’s rather cutting edge- think about all these celebrities that have unique engagement rings. If it really bothers you, just get a more traditional, stone ring to wear with it and call that your wedding band ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 67
Member
1396 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

 

ajs248:  No biggie! Its all good! I have heard alot of great things about Shane Co.

Post # 68
Member
236 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2018 - Pantagis Renaissance

If you love it, that’s all that matters. Don’t let your family tarnish the moment! Family is important, and they (usually) try to say things they think is best… but it’s your finger!! Do what makes you happy ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 69
Member
1275 posts
Bumble bee

I think it’s an awesome, elegant look! <3

Post # 72
Member
709 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

inlovewithlibra:  That is a beautiful ring… My best advise is to shop around … You don’t have to buy at the first place you go to.. Try on all sorts of things and have them wtight down what you liked so then you can compare what you really liked and would feel comfortable wearing the rest of your life… It’s not “traditional” but most people’s engagements aren’t these days… It’s what you like and what you can see yourself wearing and afford. You mentioned Rose gold with a smaller stone with a halo… I never imagined myself having the halo I just wanted the twisted shank look … We sometimes just have to try many on until it feels right. At the end of the day our rings do not make our love any greater or any less, it’s the work we put into our love.. That’s it …. 

Post # 73
Member
1289 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

inlovewithlibra:  I have to say I love the idea of just one big ol blingy band. I’m married, and my wedding band is very thin. Sometimes I like to wear just my band, and have been thinking about getting a thicker statement piece, like your ring, for those days when I don’t want to wear my e ring but want something more substantial. If you love it, wear it with pride because it is gorgeous!

and not to stir the debate on chain stores but both  of my rings are from zales and not only do I love my rings, and I haven’t had any issues with quality or service. Do I think my center stone quality is the best? No I think there are inclusions that I wish I saw earlier, but I makes my ring mine. 

  • This reply was modified 4 years, 6 months ago by  yogahhh.
Post # 74
Member
109 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

inlovewithlibra:  I think it’s really beautiful, but I wouldn’t get a wedding band if I had that ring. I’d only wear it alone. 

Post # 75
Member
251 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2016

I love it! It is nontraditional, but if it fits your style and your personality, I say go with it! Also, these days, people wear all sorts of rings and in my experience, it is generally assumed that it is an engagement ring if worn on the left ring finger.

The topic ‘I THINK I CHOSE THE WRONG ENGAGEMENT RING!’ is closed to new replies.

Find Amazing Vendors