(Closed) What do you think about expensive diamond right hand rings?

posted 4 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Do you have a diamond RHR
    Yes and it cost MORE than my ering : (12 votes)
    12 %
    Yes and it cose LESS than my ering : (23 votes)
    23 %
    Yes and it was FREE (family heirloom) : (10 votes)
    10 %
    No, but I would like one : (31 votes)
    31 %
    No and I would not want one : (25 votes)
    25 %
  • Post # 2
    Hostess
    3961 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 2016

    I do not personally have one, but my best friend occasionally wears a beautiful (definitely expensive) RHR that was passed down from her Grandmother. Whenever she wears it, I think it’s beautiful and I know it means a lot to her. It’s rather large, but I don’t think that it comes accross as too showy. I also live in D.C. where people wear expensive jewelry all the time, so it might be different where you live. If you’re in a big city or your social group has money, I don’t think anyone would judge you for it, and if they do, they’re the jerks. If you want one and can afford it, I say go for it!

    Post # 3
    Member
    1041 posts
    Bumble bee

    What you do with your money is your business. if you are in a good financial place and have extra and want to buy it. Go for it. 

    Eveyone has a wish list of things that they would do with extra money. Fiance would probably get a fancy car. Do I get the point of an expensive car? Nope. Id be happy with a bicycle. But I’d totally justify a fancy RHR ๐Ÿ˜œ

     

    post pictures if you end up choosing one!

    Post # 4
    Member
    14987 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I have a diamond flower RHR and I don’t feel it competes with my e-ring since it’s not really a “traditional” e-ring solitaire or halo type style.  If it was one larger solitaire/ering, I would personally not want it to be a clear stone so that it doesnt look like one.  That’s just personal perference.  My RHR was about $1500 (not sure if that counts as expensive), much less than my ering.  Before we got engaged, I joked with my Darling Husband that the e-ring he gets me needs to be bigger and better than this diamond ring!

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    Post # 5
    Member
    423 posts
    Helper bee

    Well in my situation I wear my old ering as RHR and it cost 4 times what my moissanite costs which is now my stand in ering. Both a two different ring types entirely so works well.

    Post # 6
    Member
    693 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2016

    blueshirt00:  i actually have an invisible set black & white diamond right hand ring that looks like a 3 stone…i don’t wear it all the time because sometimes i do feel like it looks e-ringy and competes, but when i do wear it and get compliments on it and no one ever “questions” it.

    it’s very different from my actual e-ring, but it could certainly pass for an e-ring itself, so i do find i don’t wear it as much as i did before i got engaged. However, i am somewhat newly engaged, so maybe in a few years i will not be as focused on my ering being the center of the jewlery show all the time LOL  Pics below… ๐Ÿ™‚ 

    Post # 7
    Member
    3725 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    blueshirt00:  I would love a blingy RHR. Maybe in a few years.

    Post # 8
    Member
    1024 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2016

    blueshirt00:  I fully plan on purchasing a diamond RHR once my debts are paid off, it’s not going to be on that looks like an e-ring, but I wouldn’t care if it did! 

    Post # 9
    Member
    2470 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 1995

    I sometimes wear my grandmothers diamond ring or my mother’s wedding set on my right hand and I don’t think it competes with my wedding set because is not on the same hand! But then I always wear lots of rings anyway ๐Ÿ™‚

    Both are larger than my engagement diamond which is part of a wrap that I wear with two anniv. bands. if you want to blingly right hand ring I say go for it if you can afford it! Enjoy

     

    Post # 10
    Member
    9588 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2015

    In a few years I am going to have diamond cocktail RHR to wear for fancy occasions or when I feel like it. The diamond was a gift from FMIl,  a lovely 1.5 carat oval. since we already have the priciest part it won’t cost us too much to put into a custom setting like this but prob with a halo:

    If I didn’t have the diamond I’d prefer studs or a tennis bracelet before another major diamond ring purchase! that ring will be less expensive than my ering even if we bought the diamond, but it will look glitzier because I have a solitaire.

    Post # 11
    Member
    680 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2015 - Beautiful place.

    I love diamonds and I wear it almost all the time, on my RHR on my LR, I don’t care, i wear it.

    never mind what people may thing, if you love it, go for it and please, post a picture. =) 

    Post # 12
    Member
    6269 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Golly don’t worry about others. If you have the cash and it’s how you’d like to spend it, then go for it!

    Post # 13
    Member
    894 posts
    Busy bee

    I have a pave diamond and gold ring I got as an engagement gift from family ๐Ÿ™‚ 

    This is always my RHR I wear it as often as my e-ring

    Post # 14
    Member
    946 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    blueshirt00:  My RHR is a chocolate diamond Set in a white diamond halo, 2ctw

    Post # 15
    Member
    1784 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    One of my college professors had a solitaire wedding set on one hand and a diamond three stone ring on the other. I usually sat up front, so when I got bored I could just watch the sparkles and it looked like I was still paying attention. It looked fine

    I’m getting a moissanite and ruby three stone ring as a mother’s ring, so soon I shall have all the sparkles. No worries about it competing with my engagement ring. 

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