Hit me with your best ideas for crafty ways of making my own custom seal signet rings. They cost above $300/each online, and more for a custom seal. I have access to a laser cutter, and am pretty crafty, but though I'm trained I don't currently have access to a jewelry studio. Any suggestions? [more inside]
Is it acceptable to use an old wedding ring (family heirloom, modifications needed) as an engagement ring, and for the actual wedding, pay for the modifications to be done? [more inside]
Do I give her the whole bridal set or just the engagement ring? [more inside]
Wedding (and other) rings: is it better to go for the size that feels too tight, or the size that feels too loose? [more inside]
Diamond vs. gemstone engagement rings. What are we not considering? [more inside]
Trying to find a long lost ring for my SO, but I've never seen it. Please help! [more inside]
Looking for a rubber 'wire' key ring. [more inside]
Help finding a symbolic anniversary/wedding ring. [more inside]
I need a hardware device that endows my cell phone with a loud ring/alarm. I have bought and had to return 3 phones because they just aren't loud enough to reliably hear when they ring if they are buried under clothes, are in the other room, I am standing near traffic etc. No idea how phone designs got to this stage but there it is. [more inside]
I'm looking to buy an engagement ring. Where can I get a solid deal on one these days? [more inside]
What should we engrave on our wedding bands? There's a 10-character limit. [more inside]
What style(s) engagement ring should I get if I intend to size it down (potentially significantly) in the future? Any tips on where to buy larger than standard size rings? Bonus points if they sell non-conflict diamonds or similarly pretty stones at reasonable prices. [more inside]
Places to buy vintage and/or estate engagement rings local to New York City? Warnings and cautions? [more inside]
I'm about to get married and can already anticipate times in which I will not want the ring on my hand (like when I'm whitewater kayaking, for fear of losing it), but I'll still want it with me. I'm thinking maybe I'll get a simple, sturdy necklace and a little clip of some kind. Any suggestions for said necklace and/or clip? Also will the stainless clip damage 18k gold?
Please recommend a Los Angeles jeweler to design my engagement ring! General questions about custom jewelry as well. [more inside]
Gold engagement ring has broken a little over 2 years after we had it resized. Is the jeweler to blame, or do these things just happen? [more inside]
My girlfriend would like a particular style of engagement ring. [more inside]
Looking for ideas for a nature inspired engagement ring. [more inside]
I am buying a diamond ring for my wife and need input--size versus quantity and quality? Cut of diamond? Etc. Budget is about $25,000 and the goal is to knock my wife off her feet with something impressive, not too understated. [more inside]
My engagement ring hurts like a you-know-what to take off, because I have big knuckles and slim fingers. Help me figure out what to do...resize (again)? Adjust something? Some knuckle reduction surgery? [Bonus Kitten photo for your help!] [more inside]
When you get a ring resized smaller, where does the "extra" metal go? [more inside]
I'm getting married in San Diego in the middle of February. I will have a short span of time to acquire a wedding band in a city I know nothing about. Do you have an suggestions where I might find a non-jeweled, yellow-gold, vintage, possibly deco-period, wedding band?
Is there any noticeable, physical difference in any of these wooden rings? Moreover, are any of them a better choice for a wedding ring that will be worn daily? (Links and more wooden ring info than you ever wanted inside) [more inside]
I no longer have use for my wedding ring :( I would like to transform it's meaning into another symbol. [more inside]
Making an engagement ring from a piano tine. [more inside]
My girlfriend and I are planning on getting engaged soon--hooray! She would like to use some family heirloom stones for the engagement ring. We're not sure how to best proceed. [more inside]
How can I get my jeweler to actually clean and polish my engagement ring? [more inside]
Looking for advise on making a police report and an insurance claim [more inside]
Hopefully-soon-to-be-fiance can't wear rings. What should I do instead? [more inside]
How much should I insure a diamond engagement ring and a wedding band for? [more inside]
Where can I commission custom made decoder wedding rings? [more inside]
Jewelry filter: I have a wedding ring here and it is peridot and diamond stones. I recently went hiking and a lot of dirt got stuck behind the stones. I have tried washing it and scrubbing it with a soft toothbrush, but some of it is not coming out. There are tiny holes in the backside of the gems that the dirt got into. Any ideas for cleaning? Would a jeweler be able to clean it?
I'm planning to buy an engagement ring. Is it a bad idea to buy one from etsy? [more inside]
I am ready to pop the question and am looking for places in Chicago to buy a wedding ring. Has anyone had success with a jeweler buying a wedding ring that they recommend? I want to customize the design a bit.
Need help identifying this engagement ring set [more inside]
This ring turned up at my deceased grandmother's house and no one recognized it. General consensus was that it looked like a man's ring from the 1970s. The band/base appears to be gold and the design appears to be rose gold. Can anyone recognize the design or shed any light on this? Pics: 1 2 3
What are some hints on purchasing a diamond engagement ring? Any good sites you would recommend? I have roughly $5000 for diamond and setting and would like to do some research to find a special ring for my lady.... I live in upstate New York, any good jewelers to recommend?
Where can I find chocolate pudding in a can? The kind with the easy-to-open ring. [more inside]
I would like to turn a piece of raw amethyst like this into a stone like this able to be mounted on a ring. What is the best way to do this assuming I have access to most hand-held power tools as well as a heavy-duty drill press?
Help me do a crash course in Wagner's Ring Cycle in general and Siegfried in particular! [more inside]
Please help us think of some non-traditional wedding roles for our siblings. [more inside]
Where in Manhattan/NYC can I buy a cheap replica of the Princess Diana/Kate Middleton engagement ring? [more inside]
Please help us with French translation for an engraving on a wedding ring! Details inside. [more inside]
I need advice on getting custom jewelry made in Orlando, FL! [more inside]
My late grandmother's beautiful white opal ring seems to have a little chunk gouged out in the middle. Any way to repair it? [more inside]
My wedding band is plain and made of yellow gold. My watch is stainless steel. I wear both on my left side. I haven't worn my watch since the wedding because I'm (perhaps unduly) bothered by the clash between the gold ring + silver watch. [more inside]
Can you recommend a jeweler in Boston to reset a stone on a tight deadline? [more inside]
I'm looking for emeralds for an engagement ring and can't shake the feeling that I'm going to be paying a lot more than I should. Does anyone have any experience buying emeralds? [more inside]