(Closed) POLL: Average engagement ring size by demographic?

posted 9 years ago in Rings
Post # 151
1739 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

Main stone size: Amora Gem Ultra 1.65 ct

Cut: Round, hearts and arrows

Color: F

Clarity VVS2

Cost: $1080 stone/$2785 for the custom platinum setting

City/State: Near Fredericksburg/Virginia

Age: I’m 27 he’s 29

Post # 152
514 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2016

Main Stone Size: 1.00 c

Cut: Round Brilliant, Ideal

Color: H

Clarity: SI1

Cost: $5k

City/State: We’re Boston kids but we just relocated to Dallas last year, so I dunno 🙂

Age: we’re both 30

Post # 153
827 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

Main Stone Size: .28

Cut: Princess

Color: I

Clarity: SI1

Cost: $1636

City/State: Wisconsin

Age: I’m 26, he’s 32.  We’ve been together 8 years.<br /><br />

  • This reply was modified 7 years, 1 month ago by kipper88.
  • This reply was modified 7 years, 1 month ago by kipper88.
Post # 154
17 posts

Main Stone Size: 2.02 carats

<br />Cut: pear, very good

<br />Color: F

<br />Clarity: VS2

<br />Cost: $9,900 in 2012

<br />City/State: Central NJ

<br />Age: we bought the diamond when we were 24, 25 when we got engaged, and we were married at 26.

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Post # 155
3170 posts
Sugar bee

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Main Stone Size: Slightly over 2 ct

Cut: GIA triple ex

Color: G

Clarity: VS1

Cost: prefer not to share

City/State: NYC

Age: 26 and 27

Post # 156
354 posts
Helper bee

Main stone size: 0.35

Cut: round brilliant, but I don’t know about the rest

Colour: F

Clarity: VS2

Cost: don’t know exactly, around 2300$ 

City/State: I live in the north of Italy

Age: 31 at the time of engagement. We’re 33 (and married) now.

Post # 157
1 posts
  • Wedding: February 2014

Main Stone Size: 1.11
Cut: Cushion Brilliant
Color: I
Clarity: VS2
Cost: don’t know!!! 🙂
City/State: Philadelphia Metro Area
Age: currently 33 and 35

Post # 158
173 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2017

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Main Stone Size: 0.56 carat diamond
Cut: Excellent
Color: F – Colourless
Clarity: VVS1
Cost: $9,500 (there are other largish stones in the setting, also it is from Birks)
City/State: Toronto, Canada
Age: 22(me) 23 (DH)

(DH was 20 when he bought the ring/proposed, and I was 19 just shy of my 20th birthday when he proposed! We got married 5 months ago!)

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Post # 159
240 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2016

This is fun! I’ll play.


Main Stone: Cushion, 1.05 carat excellent cut (also has baguettes and round stones)

Color – F

Clarity – VVS1

Cost – $12,500

City: Edmonton, Canada

Ages: I’m 29 he’s 39

Post # 160
823 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I really don’t know many of the specs but I’ll let you know what I do!

Main Stone Size: About .25, my engagement and wedding band are .40 tcw

Cut: round

Color: no idea

Clarity: again, no idea, but I can’t see any imperfections  in it myself  

Cost: $1200 for the set

City/State: Alberta, Canada

Age: 18/18 when he bought it, 21/21 now

My ring may not be large, but it’s the most beautiful and perfect for me that any piece of jewellery could ever be! I’m absolutely in love with it. 

Post # 161
100 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

Main Stone Size: 0.95 carat

Cut: Round Brilliant

Color: I

Clarity: SI2

Cost: $5,000 (total ring) diamond was probably around $4,000??? guessing

City: Metro Detroit MI

Age: Me 31, Fiancee 30

Post # 162
140 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

Size: 1 carat

Cut: round, excellent 

Color: H

Clarity: no idea

Cost: $3400

City: Austin, TX

Age: 31 and 34 when we got engaged 

Post # 163
26 posts

And now for something completely different!

These first 4 don’t apply to me, but I want to share anyway. I have a stainless steel Claddagh Ring from a local Celtic shoppe

Cost: around $30

City/State: Virginia Beach, Va
Age: I’m 25 and he’s 24. 


Post # 164
318 posts
Helper bee

Main Stone Size: 1.4 round brilliant
Cut: excellent
Color: D
Clarity: SI1
Cost: 8000
City/State: Toronto
Age: Both 29


Post # 165
1520 posts
Bumble bee

Main stone size: 0.52 heart shaped diamond

Cut: Ideal

Colour: J

Clarity: VS2 

Cost: 2200

City/state: South West England

Age: 28 and fiancé is 31.

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