Post # 1
Oh my goodness, I have to share with you all what just happened, I’m still freaking out a little bit! So I’ve been engaged since January, almost exactly three months now (weird!) and I dealt with the ring being too big on my finger because I was too excited to take it off for more than two seconds. Today I decided to just bite the bullet and get it resized, as well as lowering the prongs because the diamond sat pretty high and I work with children who keep getting scratched by it. I went to a shop near my work, super small and local and the guy pulled out the scope to look at it and said “Okay, I don’t want to scare you…but I’m honestly not 100 percent sure that this is real.” !!!!!!!! He didn’t have the scanner to be certain so he sent me to a place a couple blocks away to avoid having to completely dismantle the ring to test it. I called Fiance at work, who immediately panicked as well, and raced to the other shop. The woman there immediately scanned it and luckily it dinged, meaning it is a diamond. She said that the fact it’s due for a cleaning may have made it hard to notice inclusions, and this was confirmed when she cleaned it for me and the inclusions showed more easily. WHEW!! So now it is back at the original shop, the owner was so apologetic and felt awful for scaring me but he didn’t want me to pay 70 dollars to have them work on a ring that may not even be real. I don’t think I’ve ever been so nervous!! I’m not going to lie, the fear that Fiance got sold a fake ring was there before today, because the stone seemed like it would have been more expensive than what he could afford. It’s only about a half carat but it looked too perfect to me, haha. and idk maybe it’s just anxiety thinking that SOMETHING had to be wrong, haha. Glad that it got cleared up and I finally know the specs! SI1 and G/H coloring. Something I was always curious about!
Now to wait a week and a half to get it!! It feels so weird not wearing it. Bees, did any of you wear a temporary ring or band so your finger didn’t seem so naked when getting you e-ring resized?
Post # 2
Oh wow! That would have been scary!! Glad everything turned out to be ok!! Honestly if it’s only going to be a week and a half I wouldn’t worry about getting a temporary ring unless you already own one. By the time it would arrive your ring would be done. I suppose you could go to a department store and buy one if your feeling strange not wearing a ring
Post # 3
thank heavens it all worked out well. My Fiance got my ering sized before he proposed and it’s never been off my finger apart from to clean it, but right now my wedding band is in for repair. I get it back tomorrow. I’ve been wearing some junk jewellery stand in with my ering. The silver colour has worn away already! Gimme my wedding ring back – I miss it!
Post # 4
Whew. Nothing like a little panic to energize you. I’m glad it turned out all is well!
I’m a (finger) nudist if my ring is out for sizing/cleaning/left at home for safety. It doesn’t bother me not to wear it. You could promote a RHR for the week or stop off at a department store to get something on the cheap if you like. 🙂
Post # 5
Yeah I was thinking if I did something it would just be a silver band from like target or something haha just to have SOMETHING there. I was so frustrated when it didn’t fit when he got it, we got my size and everything for this reason!! i can’t wait to have it back though, we’re both excited to see how it looks. It will be nice to have it really cleaned, when they just did a quick clean to look at the stone better it made such a difference so a proper clean should really have it sparkling!
Post # 6
omg that was quite a scare for you, how awful but so happy it all worked out .
Good luck trying to be patient and Im guessing it is going to look and feel so good you will fall in love all over again.
Post # 7
- Wedding: April 2018 - Family Ranch
My stone in my ring is loose and I had to take it off and I immediately felt so naked. I quick went and got an inexpensive ring at Kohls. I will probably wear this most of the time to work since it’s only been 4 months and I knocked the stone loose 😩 I work at a hardware store so I’m so rough on my hands
Post # 8
Whew !! Glad that all worked out !! I would have been freaked as well ! Good luck and well wishes