(Closed) Is it bad luck (or just plain weird) to….

posted 6 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Should I try it on?
    No - its weird : (4 votes)
    3 %
    No - its bad luck : (0 votes)
    Yes - just to be sure : (103 votes)
    87 %
    No - stop stressing : (11 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 3
    203 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    The whole reason I (well I dont have it yet but SO does) have a ring right now is because I went and tried it on (more than once…) and one day I went in and it was on sale for 50% off, I vote go try it on and love every moment of it!

    Post # 4
    3227 posts
    Sugar bee

    @miss_vixen:  I see no problem in going at all and I would do the same! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 5
    4984 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2018

    I would’ve done it had my ring not come from MoissyCo! So I definitely think it’s fine. 

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

    I think it’s fine, too! It’s a very important decision and liking something online doesn’t always equate to it working on you. Our engagement was a complete and total surprise and I had no idea it was coming, so I had no chance to try on a ring. However, I did always know what style ring did look right, what did suit me and my personality and my preferences, and so we did talk about how I prefer simple, but I never told him which ring I would choose (because it was not at all something I thought would be happening for years. Anyway, that was a really long sentence.

    The point is, I knew for a very long time what suited me as far as any ring or jewelry went, so I knew that any simple engagement ring would work (not that I ever thought before this guy rolled around that I’d be wearing one). I think it makes perfect sense for you to be sure, too. It’s neither weird nor bad luck to be sure about the piece of jewelry you’ll be wearing for the rest of your life.

    Post # 8
    486 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I have tried on so many rings haha. I have even “picked-out” rings that I didn’t even want anymore when it came time to buying. I would defiantly go try it on!

    Post # 9
    646 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    i think it’s totally fine to go and try on, but for some reason i can’t decide for myself. one part of me wants to see if the rings i love actually suit me well, and the other doesn’t wanna know before one of them comes along with the question. *confused*

    Post # 10
    684 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2010

    You absolutely have to try it on to see how it looks on YOUR hand! What if it looks awful?

    Post # 11
    5001 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I would go with him, I don’t think it should be a secret thing. And I’m pretty sure there’s no such thing as bad luck ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 12
    8041 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2013

    @miss_vixen:  Not bad luck or weird at all! I have found that some diamond shapes look better than others on my hand. You never really know until you try it. It’s kinda weird… all the visualizing in the world doesn’t compare to how you feel when you have it on.

    Post # 13
    666 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @miss_vixen:  I would try it on.  I can’t count how many rings I liked in photos or by looking at the display case only to try them on and be like, “uh, no!” 

    If you were superstitious maybe you could try on something that was very similar, maybe at a different store or something.

    Post # 14
    701 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I’m slowly learning that I am severely in the minority. I think it’s completely weird to try on engagement rings without your SO or without his initiating the ring shopping by telling you it’s ok to look. I also think if you go alone you should tell him and not keep it a secret.

    I think it’s OK to go try on other rings that are not engagement rings though.

    Post # 15
    3360 posts
    Sugar bee

    Definitely go try it on ! You need to know if it looks the way you picture it ๐Ÿ™‚ I had my heart set on a ring and when I tried it on, I was so very disappointed… but I found another style that I absolutely love ! 

    Post # 16
    529 posts
    Busy bee

    I would go try it on because I thought I liked halos but when I tried some on they didn’t look good on me. I also tried on some princess cut even though I wasn’t crazy about them and I thought they made my fingers look short and fat. Nothing against either of those styles they just didn’t look right on me. Better to find out now rather than later, right?

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