(Closed) Where did you get (are you getting) your bridal jewelry?

posted 12 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: Are you renting or buying your bridal jewelry?



    Not wearing any jewelry but my ring!

  • Post # 3
    4381 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010 - Ceremony - First United Methodist Church; Reception - My parents' house!

    I think I’m going to wear family jewelry. Key word is think. If not that, then buy. 🙂

    Post # 4
    238 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    My mother in law bought me a diamond necklace from Blue Nile.

    For the ceremony, my friend let me borrow her expensive, fancy diamond earrings. I was paranoid about losing them so for the reception, I wore cheap chandelier earrings I bought at a local accessory store.

    Post # 5
    806 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I’ll either wear borrowed jewelry (my mom’s pearls maybe) or buy costume jewelry to wear (from etsy).  I wouldn’t invest in new “real” jewelry just for this, with how much we’re already spending on everything else wedding related.  But if you have the budget, it would be nice to mark the occasion with some new pieces!

    Post # 6
    6571 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2010

    i’m borrowing a necklace and bracelet from my mom, and my grandma bought me new earrings (that actually came with a necklace, so after the wedding i’ll have a nice set to wear).

    Post # 7
    124 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I purchased a necklace and earings at 1928.com.

    Post # 8
    2143 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I bought a necklace from overstock.com, and my earrings were just cheap from Claires. Personally, I like the idea of buying nice jewelry for the wedding because I think it would make a GREAT heirloom. A dress goes in and out of style, but a nice diamond pendant or pearl necklace or earrings don’t really go out of style and they keep their value, if not go up, unlike the dress. A daughter of mine may not want my dress, but I think she’d be much more open to jewelry!

    Post # 9
    6593 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    You forgot an option – borrowed -my necklace and earrings will both be borrowed!

    Post # 10
    7975 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    um… I was just planning on wearing stuff I already own?

    Post # 11
    1489 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    Another option: I already owned my galaxy pearl necklace (a gift from my husband a couple years before the wedding) and I was planning on wearing plain pearl stud earrings and on the day of the wedding my husband surprised me with pearl and diamond earrings I wore instead. I also wore my engagement ring (of course!) and my something borrowed was a friend’s pearl and diamond ring.

    Post # 12
    1119 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2009

    I bought my pendant and earrings from an etsy shop, AFinishingTouch.

    Post # 13
    2343 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Yeah, you definitely need a “borrowing” option. I think that is pretty popular! I may buy a bracelet but I am wearing my own necklace that Fiance me and the earrings my maid of honor wore on her wedding day.

    Post # 16
    343 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I’m wearing stuff I already have

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