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    • sarahgd
    • By sarahgd 28th Nov 19, 12:03 PM
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    Moissanite Engagement Ring?
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    • 28th Nov 19, 12:03 PM
    Moissanite Engagement Ring? 28th Nov 19 at 12:03 PM
    Hi all,

    My partner popped the question earlier this month Obviously super excited!

    I've been looking at moissanite engagement rings here in the UK as an alternative to diamond rings. They seem to look exactly the same and are way cheaper.

    Has anyone considered a moissanite above diamonds? Its not that I dislike diamonds, its more of a price thing really.

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    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 28th Nov 19, 1:39 PM
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    • 28th Nov 19, 1:39 PM
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    • 28th Nov 19, 1:39 PM
    Congratulations! May I suggest that rather than look at a brand new but not diamond ring, you look at estate sale and not diamond rings, which will massively widen the scope without necessarily blasting the budget?

    Also, from what I can see on Google, moissanite is available from the high street jewellers & some online folks - whereas since you will hopefully be wearing this ring for decades, I'd be looking Off the High St & ideally in the jewellery quarters or wherever you can find (& afford) that makes & modifies rings to order at altogether more reasonable markups.

    As a final thought, Black Friday is unlikely to be helpful (other than generous with ideas), whereas the New Year sales might be productive. Then once you have found the ring you want, 'receive a call' on your mobile & leave your intended to complete the negotiations. (If you have doubts, point him at this site & give him time & support to study up!)

    Wishing you a long & happy marriage with jointly agreed and delighted in rings!
    • suejb2
    • By suejb2 30th Nov 19, 10:15 AM
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    • 30th Nov 19, 10:15 AM
    Your ring your choice. Can have one made out of Play Doh or wood .
    Life is like a bath, the longer you are in it the more wrinkly you become.
    • sarahgd
    • By sarahgd 5th Dec 19, 6:32 AM
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    • 5th Dec 19, 6:32 AM
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    • 5th Dec 19, 6:32 AM
    DigForVictory - what do you mean by estate sale? Like when a house or estate is sold with all possessions?
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