POLL: Average engagement ring size by demographic?

posted 5 years ago in Rings
Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Main Stone (solitaire): .5

Cut: Ideal

Color: D

Clarity: VVS2

Cost: 2k+

City/State: Small town, Ohio

Age: 25, 23 was I became engaged. 

Post # 5
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644 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Main Stone Size: 1.06 c
Cut: N/A
Color: Peach Sapphire
Clarity: N/A
Cost: Not sure – I think it’s around $2,200+
City/State: New York, NY
Age: 30 & 30

 

Post # 6
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Busy bee

Main stone size: 1.00c in a split shank halo setting

Cut: Princess

Color: H

Clarity: I1

Cost: $6k+

City/State: Pittsburgh, PA

Age: 32 now, 22 when we got engaged

 

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

Main Stone Size: just under 1ct (0.9 I believe) princess cut Neil Lane center stone
Cut: excellent
Color: E
Clarity: VS2 but the prongs meainly hide it (so i’ve been told, i cant for the life of me see anything in there…)
Cost: 1200 + promise ring trade in (It was worth about 1100 I believe)
City/State: Bought at a Zales outlet in Michigan about an hour outside of detroit
Age: Me: 24, him 27

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

Main Stone Size: around 2.75
Cut: N/A
Color: yellow sapphire
Clarity: VVS/transparent
Cost: the whole ring was $5400, the stone itself I honestly don’t know, maybe $3500/4000
City/State: Florida
Age: Me- 23, SO- 25

 

Post # 9
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Sugar bee

@feetwilltravel:  Could this be a real poll?

 

Main Stone Size: 5mm, 1/2 carat Moissanite
Cut: Round
Color: ?, but it always looks totally white to me; I never see any color
Clarity: ?, but I don’t see any inclusions
Cost: Under $500
City/State: The South/The Gulf Coast
Age: Both 27

 

 

 

Post # 10
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Size: 1.5 carat round brilliant sapphire.  Lab created blue, so diamond specs don’t apply.

cut: n/a

color: blue

Clarity: n/a, but no visible inclusions and quite sparkly due to being lab created

Cost: stone $100, setting $1300

City: Los Angeles 

Age: (at time of engagement) me 26 him 32 now I’m 27 and he’s 33

Post # 11
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Main Stone Size: 1.15
Cut: round brilliant, excellent cut
Color: F
Clarity: VS1
Cost: Unsure of actual paid cost, appraised value at ~18-21k
City/State: Los Angeles, CA
Age: 29/37

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Interesting idea. I’ll play-

Main Stone Size: 1.65
Cut: cushion, excellent cut, 1.04% ratio
Color: G
Clarity: VVS1
Cost: stone appraised for 20k, think it cost around 16k. full ring appraised for around 35k
City/State: NYC
Age: I’m 29, he’s 27

 

Post # 13
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

Main Stone Size: ~.25ct
Cut: princess, no idea the cut grade
Color: G
Clarity: I1
Cost: the whole ring was $826, appraised for $2000
City/State: Kalamazoo, MI
Age: I’m 27, Fiance is 31

Post # 14
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2014

Main stone size: NA: it’s a 0.66 TCW cluster comprised of 7 0.07ct stones in a flower shape with micro pave set diamonds in a surrounding halo and on the shoulders

 

Cut: Excellent 

 

Colour: D-E

 

Clarity: VVS1

 

Cost: £1800/2700 USD

 

City: just outside London, UK 

 

Age: 26 and 27

 

Post # 15
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Main stone size: .72

cut: round brilliant hearts and arrows.  GIA tripple ex.  

Color:  E

clarity: VS2

cost: 6,500-7,000

state: Washington 

age: 24 and 25

Post # 16
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Main Stone Size: 1.2
Cut: Ring Bearer, GIA triple ex
Color: H
Clarity: SI1
Cost: don’t know!
City/State: suburbs of Chicago
Age: currently 25/29

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