(Closed) What's wrong with my E-ring???? :(

posted 8 years ago in Rings
Post # 107
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1056 posts
Bumble bee

@Woobee:  There’s nothing wrong with your ring. It was purchased for you to enjoy, not for the adoration of others.

Post # 108
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623 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I’m not a fan of step cuts, but I will say that I think your ring is beautiful!

I’ve had my ring for about a month and a half, and I’ve only gotten a few compliments in person.  I have a kind of swirly, unusual design too which I find people either love or hate.  It doesn’t matter; my Fiance and I love my ring and those are the only opinions that count.

I understand wanting people to compliment you as I think it helps solidify your decision, but honestly, I rarely see or hear people comment on other people’s rings in real life.

Post # 109
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1262 posts
Bumble bee

I was eating lunch the other day at a local cafe and the woman dining at the table next to me had a gorgeous stone in a setting identical to mine. It was big and beautiful and I couldn’t stop staring so I complimented her and she was so excited to tell me it was asscher and tell me about the cut. She said it isn’t a super popular and no one ever really knows what to say to about it but that’s part of its charm! I think it’s a beautiful cut and it’s uniqueness is what makes it so special.

Post # 112
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894 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

@Woobee:  Oh good lord. I thought they were in the first picture because I saw the sparkle and then the other picture looked like the band. I’m sorry to bring it up but I felt like I was going crazy because I couldn’t tell. Either way, it’s lovely!!!

Post # 113
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399 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

The ring is absolutely stunning.

Post # 114
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403 posts
Helper bee

@Woobee:  I like it. But I think I might know why people aren’t commenting on it. It’s a very cool ring, but it’s not “pretty,” and it doesn’t really sparkle. When I saw the picture, I thought it looked like it was a completely metal ring. But again, it’s a nice ring, and if you love it, then ignore the less than enthusiastic responses.

Post # 115
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826 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Pretty ring… and as long as you love it, that is all that matters… people don’t realize how hurtful that can be.  But your ring is gorgeous, I didnt get many comments on mine because it was a simple 1 carat solitaire on a thin band… but since I have gotten married and added my own flair with my stackable bands, I have gotten MANY comments on how pretty and unique it is.  So go figure. 

Post # 116
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2842 posts
Sugar bee

@Woobee:  I don’t know, maybe people are expecting to see a standard solitaire or a trendy pave band? I personally think your ring is fantastic. Seriously. I would wear it in a second.

Post # 117
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104 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

This: “When I chose my ring I knew I could either get a ring that was a crowd pleaser or a ring that I loved and others would possibly scoff at… I chose one I love and if people don’t like it then they can be grateful they don’t have to wear it!”

I helped my SO choose the e-ring, and it is NOT traditional. It is a faceted pear-shaped moonstone set in silver πŸ™‚ I know that this is definitely not something that everyone is going to like – and I like that! I could have chosen a “crowd pleaser” but would it have been “me”? Nope. I’m not a diamond solitaire kinda gal, and as much as I want people to ooh and ahh and give me attention, I also enjoy standing out and being different. If people don’t like it… good! It means my ring is not made for mass-appeal.

So embrace that πŸ™‚ And stop shopping!

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