Post # 1
So since I got engaged back in November, I feel like people really didnt give me the “ring response” I was hoping for. I wasnt asking people to gush over it, but a “wow! or pretty!” would have been nice. My Fiance spent a bit more on getting me a polar bear diamond (its .80 carats, colour I and princess cut, and VS1 in white gold setting). I know he is very proud of it. But when we went home at christmas time, to see my family (we hadnt seen them since we got engaged)it seemed like I had to make the effort to show people it. Some just kind of pushed my hand away, and others were like “oh yea, saw it on Facebook”. My little sister and mom seemed like the only two that were excited, cause my little sister asked to try it on like 4 times lol.
I absolutly love my ring, but did this happen to anyone else? Im so excited over all the wedding stuff, planning and but looking back it seemed like I got a meh response, and I’m worried the same will happen with my dress.
Post # 3
No one but my mom asked to see my ring. Some people are just not into that stuff. Don’t worry, your ring is gorgeous & people are happy for you!
Post # 4
@Ashley_B: Share pictures here and I’m sure you’ll have a number of people who will love your ring. It may be some people are jealous or simply aren’t the sort who get excited. My own mother sort of just shrugged and said “uh-huh” to my ring. But a number of Bees have said nice things. It sort of hurts a bit or feels a bit odd when people aren’t enthusiastic, but the Bees will happily look at your ring
And when you have showers and other wedding related parties, I imagine your ring will be front and center with everyone wanting to look
Post # 5
I’ve had mixed reactions. Some people get all excited and some people (people very close to me) don’t even ask to see it. I think it has absolutely nothing to do with the ring and everything to do with the person. Some people just aren’t that into rings. No biggie.
Post # 6
Yep, happend to me a lot. Most people werent interested when I said I didnt make my ring (im a jeweller) But a girl I know recently got engaged and when i saw her i realised i didnt ask to see the ring. Woops!
Post # 7
Nope, no one’s really asked about my ring, and those who have seem unimpressed. I assumed it was the people, until those same people gushed over my friend’s ring at my bridal shower. Oh, well.
Post # 8
@Ashley_B: I know how you feel. You just want everyone in the world to see it because you’re happy and that’s ok. Unfortunately not everone is into the whole “ring” thing or can even be jealous that you’re engaged and not even ask to see it at all. You’re ring sounds gorgous and high quality so he did a great job It’s a nice size too so it’s definitely not too small.
As far as my experience the only people who ask to see my ring are jewelry fanatics (like me) or people who get blinded by the flash lol
Post # 9
@Ashley_B: people were the same way with me! Idk maybe it’s a jealousy thing–I don’t think it’s because people feel that your ring is small or unimpressive
Post # 10
Keep in mind that no one is going to love it or care about it like you do! I’m sure they are plenty excited for you, and I’m sure it is beautiful. But as someone who is engaged and knows others who are as well…I can honestly say not out of meaness or because I didn’t like thier ring, but just out of pure disinterest, I have never asked to see another persons ring. I usually just compliment it or talk about how beautiful it is whenever they leave! I always feel that when an engagement is announced its more important for me to stress how happy I am for the couple and how wonderful thier relationship instead of focusing on the ring. Maybe thats just me though(:
Post # 11
I find sometimes that posting things on Facebook first sort of mutes the excitement, honestly.
Post # 12
This makes me feel alittle bit better 🙂 Thanks guys. If I had a picture of it on my computer I would have posted it.
Post # 13
I didn’t really show anyone my ring, but didn’t really get good reactions from people who asked to see it. My best friend said “oh thats big”. (It’s not big, .9 but she seamed so surprised) And most people looked at it and said “thats unique” or “i like the band”.. I don’t care what people think though because I love it! I feel the same way though because I love my dress and I’m thinking maybe people just don’t like my taste, so they’ll just have to deal with it
Post # 14
Not everyone is into that kind of thing.
I honestly feel really shy/uncomfortable when people gush over my ring. I’m a little self conscious about it. I feel like agreeing with them is bratty, but disagreeing feels rude. Aside from some of my older friends, in my circle, my ring is quite larger than most which makes me feel self-conscious. I love my ring and I’m thrilled to have it, but I don’t want to bring attention to it.
Post # 15
It’s been mixed. A few people who I thought would be excited haven’t been. It’s ok. 🙂
Post # 16
I didn’t post my ring on Facebook and still had people that didn’t ask to see my ring. I was a little surprised because I expected pretty much any woman I knew would ask to see it, but a lot didn’t. I think some people feel awkward asking or honestly just aren’t into that kind of thing.