(Closed) “something borrowed” … someone else’s engagement ring?

posted 9 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010 - Ceremony - First United Methodist Church; Reception - My parents' house!

I think that’s a wonderful and special way to both honor your grandmother and fill the space of your engagement ring.

I audibly gasped the other day when I read your story about what happened to you, btw. I’m so sorry!

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010 - Tannery Pond at the Darrow School

I think that’s a really great way to turn a sucky situation into something special and memorable…Wearing your grandmother’s diamonds will have a lot of significance for you, I’m sure, sooooo glad you were able to recover from the HORROR of what happened to your e-ring!

Post # 5
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2010

i think that’s a wonderful gift and makes it even more special to your brother’s future wife. 

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I would be so honored to wear that ring if I was your younger brother’s FI! What a neat way to join the family 🙂

How creative of your parents, too. Does your brother have a say in the new setting of the diamonds?

Post # 7
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

Gosh sorry to hear about the ring!  I agree with the other’s that it will be a nice way to remember your grandma.

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

That sounds really nice. I wore my grandmother’s rings at my wedding.

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

I think that will be great! Plus you can wear that till your other ring gets fixed

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

i think it’s sweet. go for it!

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

That’s a really sweet idea!

Post # 12
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Sugar bee

I think its a great idea and not only will it be your something borrowed and/or old, but it is a great way to remember your Nana!

Post # 13
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

Awww! I love it! I bet your grandmother would too!

Post # 14
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Buzzing bee

i think that’s wonderful! what a way for your family to step up and help you out!

Post # 15
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

yay, this post makes me so happy! I coudl just hear your heart breaking with your engagement ring. Life threw you lemons and now you have lemonade =]. It’ll be a good story =]

Post # 16
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

That sounds great!!  I was so sad when I read what happened to your ring!  I am in Boston too, so all I kept thinking is “how can I help from here??”  But I don’t think there is anything I could have done.  (But of course, if there is, let me know!)

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