Sticker Shock for Engagement Rings

posted 2 years ago in Rings
  • poll: How much did your engagement ring cost?
    Under $1k : (41 votes)
    15 %
    $1k-$2500 : (63 votes)
    23 %
    $2500-$5k : (49 votes)
    18 %
    $5k-$10k : (56 votes)
    20 %
    Over $10k : (65 votes)
    24 %
  • Post # 31
    237 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2016

    I would also consider Ritani. We recently went back to them when I lost my engagement and wedding rings and they were wonderful, as always. They were prompt, empathetic, and didn’t try to sell us on the biggest, most expensive stone. Similar to James Allen, they too can order HD photos of the diamonds, as well as videos. We also received 6 months of free ring insurance in case this gal loses her ring again…

    Post # 32
    129 posts
    Blushing bee

    You get what you pay for basically!!!!!!! If you can go up to 9k, I certainly would……haha and did !!!


    Yes you can get something for far less but if you dont have to ….why would you 🙂 Good Luck

    Post # 33
    394 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2018

    Get what will make your heart sing will you look at it as well as what will make you comfortable financially. My ring was over $5000 but under $10000, I only know this because I insured it (I did not pick out my ring).

    My fiancé got a really  good round diamond solitaire which is a color E and the cut and clarity is beyond gorgeous. My setting is platinum with pave diamonds. I absolutely love my ring but I also would’ve loved a white gold band also. He picked the ring because he thought it suited me (he knows me well) and he was thinking about getting something really nice to use for possible future upgrading (he sees it as an investment 😂)

    What are your fiancé’s thoughts about the cost of the ring?



    Post # 34
    134 posts
    Blushing bee

    Our budget was 3k. He paid $2,300 total at a brick & mortar but the sticker price was $4,400. The style is discontinued & there was an epic sale on top of the clearance price cut. He ended up getting it for 50% off the sticker which is more like the wholesale price the store paid for it.

    there are tons of deals out there. Check out outlets if you don’t mind a chain store. I personally didn’t go to an outlet but my cousin got her ring from a Jared outlet and had similar luck to ours with her lovely. Had we not caught this deal I would of went to the Jared outlet because she had such a good experience with them  


    Best of luck Bee!

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