(Closed) Ring upgrade

posted 6 years ago in Rings
Post # 2
10569 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

Alot of people get anniversary rings. So I’d just tell him that you don’t want to replace your original ring and that you just want to get an anniversary ring (even though it may not be your anniversary). You could wear your original rings on your right hand. Just try bringing it up in casual conversation and if he gives you a bad reaction then drop it. Goodluck 

Post # 3
405 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2006

its something you need to talk to your husband about really. I am lucky my husband knows I have a ring obsession and is fine with it.

however I like the sound of the ring you want x

Post # 4
4233 posts
Honey bee


I agree with MrsSparkle. Bring it up casually, maybe even show him a catalog picture or TV commercial picture that you think looks great, ask him what he thinks about an added ring or an upgrade ring, and then see where the conversation goes.

I’m pretty direct and outright told my hubs that I like a-bands and want to switch it up on my finger. His only request is that my finger look married. Well, and that my many new rings don’t break the bank.



eta: I also agree with Mrs KDW, too, she just posted while I was still typing

  • This reply was modified 5 years, 9 months ago by  NFLwidow.
Post # 5
405 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2006

Sorry my MRCT sister lol

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Post # 7
213 posts
Helper bee

I just did this after 8 years. Well I’m waiting for my Amora gem for Mother’s Day. I would just say for the next occasion coming up that you were scrolling through the internet and you found this amazing ring!! It’s not as expensive as a diamond but it will last forever and you would love to mix up your bling every once and while. my husband was confused at first but it was a little easier in him bc I am allergic to my engagement ring but do not want to get rid of it but once I exained he was like whatever you want. 

Post # 8
15339 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I think you just need to bring this up with your husband.  I know for a fact mine would be extremely offended/upset if I really wanted to chagne mine, upgrade, get an “anniversary” ring or however anyone wants to sugar coat it.  It’s the biggest purchase he’d ever made, more than his car at the time, and he’d be hurt if I didn’t think it was “good enough” and wanted a bigger moissanite to replace it.  I can buy as many RHRs and non white gems and other rings as I want, but this will be the one and only e-ring for me.  A lot of men don’t feel the same way though, so you just have to feel yours out and see how he feels about it.

Post # 9
1273 posts
Bumble bee

I’ve just asked. He hasn’t been offended but I chose my first eng. rings so that might make a difference. I’ve also clipped magazine pages, made screensavers, & sent links LOL.  I repurposed the first stones into other jewelry and sold one.

I’d bring it up casually and gauge his reaction.


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