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Bella
Just Said Yes August 2021

Did you pick out your own ring?

Bella, on June 25, 2020 at 3:34 PM

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I’m curious how other couples picked out their rings. Did you find what you wanted and send it to your FH? Did you give him an idea of what you wanted and then just cross your fingers? If you picked it out together did he propose first without a ring? It feels like a big deal to just hand off to FH...
I’m curious how other couples picked out their rings. Did you find what you wanted and send it to your FH? Did you give him an idea of what you wanted and then just cross your fingers? If you picked it out together did he propose first without a ring? It feels like a big deal to just hand off to FH and just be like - “Good luck!” 😂

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  • Nefetera
    VIP March 2015
    Nefetera ·
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    I gave my husband idea's and he wined up picking one of the rings i choosen which made me not surpised lol so if i could do it again I wouldn't i would let him choose for me
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  • Karissa
    Just Said Yes June 2021
    Karissa ·
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    My FH asked openly what I liked and we looked online together. He went with his sister to actually pick out the ring but he knew what I wanted. I think for him it took pressure off because he knew I’d love the ring - and I do!
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  • Aleks
    Just Said Yes October 2021
    Aleks ·
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    I had been with my fiancé for 6 years before he proposed, and over the course of that time when we were together I would hint “this ring is pretty” and show him pictures on my phone. He took note of what I liked about each ring and when it came time that he wanted to propose, he picked the ring out himself and somehow managed to combine ALL the elements I had loved in a ring into one! We had obviously discussed marriage but I had no idea he was going to propose when he did! I personally like the surprise of it 😊
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  • Lisa
    Beginner October 2021
    Lisa ·
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    Thank you!
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  • Gabrielle
    Beginner October 2020
    Gabrielle ·
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    I sent mine pictures of rings that I loved and then he went and showed the person helping him what I had sent him and together they came up with the one he proposed with. It wasn’t one I had picked out, but I love it more than the others because it has a little bit of everything from all of the ones I had sent him.
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  • Lena
    Devoted May 2021
    Lena ·
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    I gave him ideas and he got the exact one I wanted lol

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  • A
    Super August 2020
    Alex ·
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    I picked out my own ring. We had been discussing that we were ready for marriage for awhile and it was import to him that I have something that I truly loved. He told me the ballpark he was okay spending. We looked and tried on things together and I ended up picking a ring from Blue Nile online. I love this because I got to pick the exact diamond I wanted, so I was really able to balance price and quality. Then after that he chose when and where to officially propose. Though I wasn't surprised because it happened on our anniversary and was pretty much expecting it to happen that night.

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  • C
    Just Said Yes June 2022
    Cira ·
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    In my case my fiance asked me what style I like do I sent a few similar pics of the cut and style I liked and he picked out my ring by himself and surprised me on new years a few years ago..lol we're just starting to plan our wedding had a very long engagement. But that's just us, we procrastinated too much. 🤭
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  • Irena
    Beginner October 2020
    Irena ·
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    I showed him the designer I liked and the general idea of what I wanted as I wanted something cool and not traditional.
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  • Aspen
    Beginner July 2021
    Aspen ·
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    So I sent him my “dream” ring that one day I hope to have but told him I don’t respect remotely anything like that now because we both just don’t have that kind of money. I sent him multiple examples of what I like and told him what I absolutely do NOT like. ❤️
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  • Llcool_Kay
    Expert July 2021
    Llcool_Kay ·
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    I sent my FH photos of the type of ring I wanted. It was pretty easy because I only liked one style ring and cut.
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  • Sharyl
    Dedicated April 2021
    Sharyl ·
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    My FH picked it out on his own. I sent him pictures on Pinterest of the ones I loved or I would tag him on photos on Instagram but my only request was that it would have to be white gold. The ring he chose wasn’t exactly the ones I sent to him lol...similar in some ways, but I actually love the ring he ended up choosing for me if that makes sense lol
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  • M
    Just Said Yes December 2021
    mackenze ·
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    We where actually shopping for a neckless for my mom and I saw a beautiful ring he asked me to try it on than said it’s nice but not for an engagement ring and I laughed because he always said he would never get married again than as we were walking out of the store he saw my ring and asked the lady to see it instantly fell in love with it we tried on a few more engagement rings for fun I thought it was all a joke than he said he wanted the price of the one we fell in love with and bought it he told me he wasn’t ready to ask but he knew I was his forever and I would get it when the time was right. Two weeks later in the shower of all places the night we moved into our first house together he asked
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  • Joneka
    Dedicated March 2021
    Joneka ·
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    I picked 3 and sent him photos, he was still struggling to pick one as he didnt want to choose incorrectly. So I chose my favorite and send it to him...the timing of proposal was still a surprise!
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  • Mariah
    Savvy February 2021
    Mariah ·
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    My FH has never been one for surprises. We have been together over six years and he often has me choose my gifts for Christmas, Birthdays, ect. Don't get me wrong he has picked out some gifts for me in the past and they have always been awesome. He just has me pick them because "I want to be sure you get exactly what you want". So, when it came to the ring he had me choose. I went with a 2 carat oval emerald with a halo of small diamonds set in yellow gold. Afterwards, he asked me "Are you sure this is what you want?" Once I told him yes and that I wouldn't change my mind, like I did 100 times before when deciding on the ring, he bought it while I was out of town visiting family. I really do think it depends on the couple. I would have been happy if he proposed to me with ANY ring lol, but I'm glad he made me choose.

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  • Brenda
    Savvy October 2021
    Brenda ·
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    My fiancé did it all by himself. He planned a beautiful proposal and weekend getaway afterwards to celebrate. I loved that he surprised me and was thoughtful to put all the details together. I love my ring...but I love “bling”. He focused more on getting me a perfect diamond than a bigger one. With how much he paid for it, he could’ve got something bigger. I probably would’ve done that if I had a choice. But the simply fact that he surprised me with every detail made me get over that initial thought pretty quick.
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  • Brittany
    Super October 2020
    Brittany ·
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    So I knew he would propose for a long time just hadn't found the right ring. I had sent him a few of what I liked and he then got something different but I love it! LOL He showed it off to everyone but me until he wanted me to see it too! LOL

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  • Katie
    Rockstar August 2021
    Katie ·
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    My fiancé and I never went ring shopping. My fiance purposed with his grandmothers ring. She wanted to keep it in the family. He purposed on my birthday/2 year anniversary and it was a complete surprise.
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  • Cyndy
    Rockstar May 2019
    Cyndy ·
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    My daughter knew exactly what I wanted so when he talked to her she sent him the picture. If you have a family member or friend he might talk to I suggest you share it with them.
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  • T
    Dedicated November 2021
    Tiffany ·
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    I saw my dream ring on a jeweler's instagram about a year before we got engaged. I saved it for a year and had my best friend send him the link when we started talking about getting engaged lol and he had it custom made to exactly what I wanted to a T and proposed a few months laterSmiley heart

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