(Closed) Post pictures of what you THOUGHT you wanted and what you have/love!!!!!

posted 6 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
185 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

YES i was set on princess cut w/a sidestone setting for as long as i can remember!




this is what i always wanted:











And this is what i fell in love with and ended up choosing:











TOTALLY DIFFERENT LOL! Never did i ever think i would end up with a round cut center stone.




Post # 4
1278 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

What I thought I wanted:

WHat I fell In love with and can’t live without:)

Post # 5
7311 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

What I originally thought I wanted. So stunning… on other people. But I think I may have been the first woman in the world to declare a ring “too sparkly”. I mean, really, WHO says that?


What we had custom made after months of shopping frustration.

Post # 6
3400 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I always though I wanted something like this growing up:

But after learning more about jewelry my taste changed somewhat and I got this beauty:

Post # 7
1654 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

What I wanted:

What I have:

I love my current setting, but am planning to do a custom setting somewhere in the future, except with the petal stones not being diamonds, but pink sapphires.

Post # 8
449 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I never thought about it too much, but I figured I’d go for something simple and classic like this:


But I got this. I definitly like the sparke more! 


Post # 9
443 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I love sparkle! So I always thought more was better…I didn’t want anything too small. And since I didn’t help pick out the ring it was all up to him…and his budget (which wasn’t going to afford me a big ring LOL)


 I always thought I would get something like this (this is actually my stand in ring that we got for me to wear whenever my ring is at the jewelers or something.)


But every time I wear it I feel like its huge and makes my fingers look even shorter and chubby then they are to begin with! Really I am not a fan and it makes me sad to not have my real ring. Which is a .5ct tw 3-stone. (It is currently at the jewelers getting soldered and I miss it like crazy. Only 32 days until I get to wear it again!)



Post # 10
2634 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

what i thought i wanted

What I got

I wish my ring was cleaned before the photoshoot…but I def like what I got!

Post # 11
751 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

What I thought I wanted (and still love but it was too much for my small fingers):


what I got and couldn’t live without:



Post # 12
11166 posts
Sugar Beekeeper

@Kat:  Did you always know you wanted a moissanite before you came to WB?


What I originally wanted, we were going to have it custom made:

Changed my mind, wanted something more vintage and so we had my ring made combining a few rings I saw:



Post # 13
3400 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@Treejewel19:  Hi Treejewel, your ring is so stellar! Love it!

As for the question about moissy, I always thought I wanted a yellow center stone of some sort, but when it came time to talking about actually getting engaged, I decided I wanted a clear stone. I initially started by looking at crystal (lol) but then by looking at betterthandiamond I found moissanite and it was instantly what I wanted.

Post # 14
11166 posts
Sugar Beekeeper

@Kat:  Thanks so much!

Makes sense. I am always curious about bees with a moissy as to how they came to learn about that option. I had honestly never heard about it until I joined a few years ago. Now tha I know about it I have spotted a few in real life, I feel like I’m in on a special secret! 🙂

Post # 15
42 posts
  • Wedding: January 2007

This is what I originally asked for and we even looked at a ring just like this one.

This is what Darling Husband gave me. It’s beautiful, but I wasn’t happy with it. I ended up having the stone reset into a simple peg 4-prong setting on a plain 2.5 mm band.

Post # 16
5851 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

@KingsDaughter:  DANG I love both your inspiration picture and your real ring!!!

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