(Closed) Let's see the ring SO chose for you vs Bees who picked their own ring.

posted 6 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Who chose your ring? (choose all that apply)
    SO chose it all by himself/herself. : (232 votes)
    20 %
    I gave SO an idea of what to choose. : (338 votes)
    29 %
    I custom designed a ring. : (87 votes)
    7 %
    SO custom designed a ring and gave it to me. : (61 votes)
    5 %
    My ring is an heirloom. : (28 votes)
    2 %
    SO and I worked together to rework an existing ring or stone. : (36 votes)
    3 %
    SO reworked an existing stone or ring and surprised me with it. : (17 votes)
    1 %
    Other, please explain below. : (56 votes)
    5 %
    We chose a ring together. : (324 votes)
    27 %
  • Post # 3
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    9648 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2019

    I have always wanted to have the yellow gold Tiffany Setting, even though there are so many replicas and similar styles out there, and yes you do pay more for the name, but in my head it was my dream engagement ring. that’s what my Fiance got me πŸ™‚ so i picked it, and my Fiance was ok with that!

    Post # 4
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    1614 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    I told him to get me a plain Tiffany solitaire, and we would have it reset later….

    heres my blingfore & Blingafter…

     

     

     

     

    Post # 6
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    4893 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2018

    I picked a few that I liked and FH was supposed to pick between them, but I completely fell in love with one in particular, so he ended up getting that one. 

    Post # 7
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    580 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    There was no option for mine, so I picked other.

    I didn’t give him an idea, I told him exactly which one I wanted and we got it!

    Post # 8
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    37 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I made it clear early on that I wasn’t into clear diamonds, much to my FI’s relief! However, I had quite a love affair for blue diamonds, which are still pricey! I sent him a few styles I really loved, while trying to keep it budget-friendly. I ended up casually browsing Etsy and finding a gorgeous 2ct. blue topaz ring, and falling in love with it. Because of the different stone, and the really amazing setting — not to mention the really low price tag! — the blue topaz was what he ended up going with.

    Now 4 months later, I’m still obsessed with it. I’m so happy with what he chose for me. ^_^

    Post # 9
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    3618 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    Here’s my ring that Darling Husband picked out completely by himself. And I love it! It’s nothing like what I wanted, but it’s everything I would want at the same time. If that makes sense πŸ™‚

     

    Post # 10
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    4676 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Mine was an heirloom from my hubby’s grandmother.  He showed it to me soon after his mom gave it to him and I was in love with it ever since.   I’m not sure what I would have done if I didn’t like it though.  

    Post # 11
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    3471 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - The Gables Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

    My husband chose the center ring as a complete surprise, then we had the 2 outer rings custom made to go with it. 

    Post # 12
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    153 posts
    Blushing bee

    My fiance and I went ring shopping together, and I had about 3 final picks that I LOVED. He knew this was #1 though, and later I told him “Don’t feel the need to pick out something different for me just so you can say you picked it out”

     

    I ended getting what I wanted πŸ™‚

    Post # 13
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    544 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    When we went shopping, I picked out two rings I liked.  I loved the setting of one of the rings, but was hesitant on the diamond in it.  And I also loved a 1 ct. cushion cut solitaire.

    Fiance went on his own to pick out the ring, and ended up combining the two rings…putting a ~1ct cushion into the setting that I loved.  No one at the store knew if it was going to look right, but it turned out perfect.  He did a fantastic job. 

    Post # 14
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    5371 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2014 - Ontario, Canada β™₯ EDD- April 2016

    I gave him an idea of what I wanted and then in the end we chose the setting together. He chose the size/shape of the centre stone though (:

    Post # 15
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    853 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I picked mine – well, I found a very similar style on an antique site and we had it remade. I would’ve been happy with a simpler, more modern ring, but as soon as I saw it, I was in love! Here’s mine with his:

    Post # 16
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    1266 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    @hisprettygirl:  Now THAT is absolutely gorgeous.

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