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Where to get an old ring?

Where can I find estate/antique jewelry in the Triangle area? [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Mar 3, 2007 - 3 answers

Ring

Can you buy a girlfriend a ring without asking her to marry you, when the relationship is already going on for 5 years? Not that I don't want to marry her, but we're just not there yet. So the question is: can I buy her a nice ring and not propose, or would that be so weird that it would better be to not give her a ring at all? Thanks for any insights. For the record, I'm 40, she's 35.
posted by hz37 on Feb 13, 2007 - 39 answers

No blue box for you!

How do I get a Tiffany's ring without the Tiffany's price? [more inside]
posted by bitdamaged on Jan 28, 2007 - 27 answers

Engagement ring insurance

Help me insure my future fiancée's (I hope) engagement ring! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 14, 2007 - 3 answers

Italians make pretty rings.

I'm trying to find an engagement ring like this one. [more inside]
posted by ztdavis on Jan 13, 2007 - 14 answers

Engagement questions! (ring, timing)

Pending engagement questions re: Ring, timing, and secrecy! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 20, 2006 - 14 answers

HOWTO Ask your SO for marriage?

What did you say to your significant other when you asked for their hand in marriage? Or, on the flip side, what was said to you? [more inside]
posted by yellowbkpk on Nov 19, 2006 - 50 answers

Diamond in the rough

I have to start looking for a diamond engagement ring. I am getting a lot of conflicting information on the best means of finding and buying a ring. Some people in Bermuda are telling me they have found the best deals in Bermuda. Others are saying to go to BlueNile.com. And others are telling me to go to Diamond City in NYC, etc. etc. So......where should I get the diamond, where should I get the band, or should I get them together? I don't mind traveling if I have to. Help me topple the DeBeers monopoly while at the same time making Rachel very happy.
posted by jasondigitized on Nov 14, 2006 - 30 answers

Cheap engagment ring: Art?

He proposed to me on a whim with a $8 engagement-style ring (I said yes!). My real engagement ring is now in the mail, but what can I do with the original ring? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 6, 2006 - 17 answers

I'm an noob at engagement

What should I know when buying an engagement ring? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 7, 2006 - 41 answers

Bling or no bling?

Engagement ring dilemma. To get one or not? [more inside]
posted by n'muakolo on Aug 28, 2006 - 68 answers

To propose or not to propose... that is (sort of) the question.

My grandmother's ring, a long-distance relationship that's about to become a co-habitation, and a boyfriend who just graduated college and doesn't have any money yet.... Help! [more inside]
posted by Teevee's Bella on Aug 19, 2006 - 19 answers

What is a creative engagement proposal idea?

What is a creative way for me (male, 22) to propose to my girlfriend (female, 21) in the area of Atlanta, GA or somewhere in NW GA? I do not want to do something that has been overdone (megatron @ ballgame). I want it to be romantic, semi-private (not drawing huge attention if is out in public), and memorable. She loves art and nature (not this damn heat). I am drawing a blank and need help ASAP!
posted by anonymous on Jul 31, 2006 - 34 answers

Ooh, shiny! And strangely maple-scented!

How do I buy an engagement ring with a Canadian diamond in the UK? [more inside]
posted by randomination on Jul 3, 2006 - 6 answers

How to Propose to my lucky girlfriend?

Ok, that's it, I can't hold any longer - I'm gonna propose to my lucky girlfriend. But how? [more inside]
posted by wibbler on Dec 28, 2005 - 35 answers

Gimme the rock, I'm taking it to the hoop!

Experiences buying an engagement ring from some guy in the jewelry district? And some other related questions... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 5, 2005 - 15 answers

Anyone wanna buy a ring?

Dis-engagement ring question: After splitting up with my fiancé and agreeing that she would return the ring to me, I'm not sure what to do about returning/reselling the ring to get the most back from this most sizeable of investments. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 16, 2005 - 3 answers

Moissanite or what?

Does anyone have experience with a moissanite engagement ring? I hate the diamond industry because I've been doing human rights work all my life, but those Harry Winston diamond ads make me swoon more than I'd like to admit. [more inside]
posted by hamster on Jun 16, 2005 - 34 answers

Paying a CC Balance with another CC (w/o Transferring)

I bought an engagement ring with the store CC and was given 6 months no interest. Well that six months is almost up, and I'd love to be able to get my CC's 1% cash-back. Problem is, if I transfer the money to my CC, I don't get the 1% back. I have the money and can pay it off, but 1% is a significant amount and I'd like to finagle that 1% into my wallet if at all possible. Is there anything I can do? Thanks for the help, SEINFELD
posted by seinfeld on May 12, 2005 - 3 answers

What could my friend do to avoid being bullied by his fiancee's family?

There's already been a question on AskMe about engagement ring advice, but I'm looking for something a little different. My buddy just spent $10,000 on an engagement ring because his fiance is feeling the pressure of being a brand new attorney in NYC and wanting to look the part. He didn't want to, but he did it anyway, cause her family was giving her the "If he loves you, he'd spend the money" spiel and it was really getting to her.

What could he have done at that point? She's a great girl, just a little prone to doing what her family wants her to do, so "RUN" isn't an appropriate response. Also, what is an appropriate price? $10,000 is about two months salary, but it seems extreme.

Google's not really any help....strangers who I've interacted with (ala MeFites) are significantly better than strangers I have not (ala some random webpage).
posted by taumeson on May 24, 2004 - 84 answers

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