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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!” 😂

126 Comments

  • Kelli
    Dedicated May 2021
    Kelli ·
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    We went ring shopping together! Make it a date and grab dinner too! It is easy to get inspiration from Pinterest but having it on your finger and feeling the texture (I’m a tactile person) made me turn off to some rings I thought I would like. Turns out I love a solitaire and make it fun with the wraps! We had fun working with the manager finding what ring I liked best (when I said emerald cut a lady grabbed him because he had more knowledge on that stone). My future fiancé was there and I didn’t know exactly what he would pick for sure; however, hard to miss what I liked best when I tried on (what’s now my ring) I flushed so bad the manager called for some water for me 🤣
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  • Monique
    Master December 2019
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    I actually had sent a photo to my husband of one I saw that really caught my eye. He ended up taking me to buy that same ring a few weeks later. He asked me to drive to the mall and when We got there I asked what we were going to do. He said we are here to buy your ring. It was the sweetest thing. We picked out his ring and my wedding band together as well.
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  • Marquita
    Beginner July 2021
    Marquita ·
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    I picked out two different choices and my TH picked the one he liked the best! Love Love It! Congrats to You All!
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  • Michael
    Just Said Yes February 2022
    Michael ·
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    When did u get married
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  • Jocelyne
    Dedicated September 2020
    Jocelyne ·
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    I made a list of my top 5 and he picked the final one from my list.
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  • Anna
    Master June 2020
    Anna ·
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    I was completely surprised! In my opinion, an engagement ring is a gift so I wanted it to be from him and his heart.
    So, when I look at it, I know he spent time and effort thinking about the proposal.
    He had my ring for over a year before popping the question ha ha.
    He actually, picked the whole wedding set, that I didn't know about until closer to the wedding. I got surprised twiceSmiley winking
    He let me pick out my accent ring, and I'll get to choose another one on our first anniversary.
    Good question! Thanks for asking!


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  • Shelby
    Just Said Yes October 2022
    Shelby ·
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    We went and picked the ring together. Then he proposed after he had the ring. It was awful waiting around knowing he was going to ask at some point. Every date we went on after I anticipated it and then was totally let down when he didn’t give it to me. I loved picking it and knowing it was the perfect ring. I hated waiting around for it.
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  • Alexis
    Beginner May 2021
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    We talked about getting engaged for months. We both wanted to be on the same page when he did it! Lol. I ended up sending him a handful of rings I liked, and told him what I didn’t want. We stopped at a jeweler one day to get my necklace fixed and i got sized and we looked at some rings. However, he ended up getting something different from what I wanted. I honestly like the ring he picked out more than the ones
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  • Meghan
    Rockstar October 2019
    Meghan ·
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    I sent my wife photos of some of my favorites and let her make the final decision. I absolutely love my ring!! We picked out our bands together.

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  • S
    Savvy November 2021
    Sarah ·
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    We picked out a ring together because honestly I didn’t want to get a ring that I don’t like. But it was on my fiancé how he would propose. It was fun guessing when he would propose. Lol We got engaged at the Taj Mahal!
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  • Sarah
    Just Said Yes January 2021
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    My fiance also proposed with a placement ring, cost about £10. We then talked about a budget and went ring shopping and I ended up with exactly what I wanted. I still keep the temp ring in the ring box next to the one I wear everyday.

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  • S
    Dedicated September 2021
    Sarah ·
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    We designed all of our rings (engagement, and both bands) together. They're different (mine's white gold with stones and his is gold without stones), but complementary. Wouldn't have it any other way.

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  • Hollyanne
    June 2019
    Hollyanne ·
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    We shopped together. My husband had no idea about anything about jewelry and he wanted something he knew I would enjoy. We went to Kay’s together and I tried on a few things and pointed out to him the exact things I wanted. Teardrop diamond ring and a chevron band. Kay’s has a wishlist program when you can go in and pick out things you like and then he can go in and pick from that list. It takes away all the guesswork and my husband loved it Bc he knew I was getting something I loved (despite the sales lady trying to push him to get something else Bc she didn’t like the look I had picked)
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  • Maggie
    April 2020
    Maggie ·
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    My husband got me a ring he thought I’d love and it was gorgeous but not practical. I ended up going back to the jeweler and making my own with them. Worked out in the end! Maybe I’m just a selfish picky b lol
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  • B
    Just Said Yes June 2020
    Brittani ·
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    My fiancé was given a diamond from his Mom to propose with, but he wanted to make sure I was comfortable with that (it was technically from a failed marriage, but I didn’t care haha), and we ended up going to the jewelry store together and picking out the setting for it. I think it’s fair to be at least some of a part of picking it, via sending inspo pics or even going with, since you’ll be wearing it forever. If you’re comfortable not giving input, that’s cool too!! I think whatever feels right for you is okay to talk about / ask your partner if he’d be comfortable with too. Good luck!
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  • Amy
    Just Said Yes November 2022
    Amy ·
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    I did not I actually went with him to store to pick Out what I like then he will get it resized and take me out on a nice date to surprise me and properly ask . I suggest going with bc of the money part jewelry stores can be sketchy with contracts and stuff. Two ears is better Smiley smile
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  • Samantha
    Just Said Yes July 2020
    Samantha ·
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    No he picked out my ring
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  • M
    Just Said Yes February 2021
    Morgan ·
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    After me and my now fiancé had the discussion that we were ready to get engaged I picked out about 3-5 rings that I liked and then he chose from them! So that it was still a suprise but I knew I would like it!!
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  • Jessicamoo1023
    Beginner July 2021
    Jessicamoo1023 ·
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    My FH and I were talking about marriage way before we got engaged. He was on tour with a well known entertainment company and was asking me to send him rings i liked and had me go get sized so he knew which size to get. I sent him a billion photos of different rings but he ended up making it more custom to us and i love it. He used things i like from all of the different rings but then put our spin on it.

    I was a little afraid of letting him do everything himself because he is NOT a creative human (ironically). but he picked out something I like and will continue to wear.

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  • Jennaalord
    Dedicated October 2020
    Jennaalord ·
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    My fiancé picked it out all on his own and it’s absolutely perfect!!!
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