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Please me choose a ring… 💍

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FannyCornforth Wed 13-Sep-23 16:10:12

Hello! 👋
I hope this finds everyone well.

I’ve been having a bit of a break as I was spending too much time online.

I’ve missed you all, and I’m back. 🤗

It’s the 25 year anniversary of me and DH this year, and he would like to buy me a new ring.

I’d wear it on my wedding finger on its own, and all of the time, so comfort is of the essence.

I’ve found exactly what I’d like but can’t decide upon the stone.

I’d like to hear your thoughts
Thank you 😊

grannyrebel7 Wed 13-Sep-23 18:28:44

Definitely the sapphire.

kittylester Wed 13-Sep-23 19:24:34

What corner said. One of them will 'speak' to you.

Redhead56 Wed 13-Sep-23 19:27:34

Hope you are very well and 🎉 congratulations. The sapphire would be my choice it's a lovely colour.

Cherrytree59 Wed 13-Sep-23 19:42:28

Hello Fanny welcome back.🖐
What colour are your eyes ?
Nice to match your eyes. (Unless brown of course 😀)
Also what colour do have most of in your wardrobe?
I have mostly blue and not much green.
Blue sapphire would go with all shades of blue and pastel shades .
Green would not go with all shades of green especially limes imho.
Whatever your you choose enjoy wearing your ring.
And happy anniversary to you and Mr FC 💍🍾

Ps green all the way if you a Red/Auburn haired x

Iam64 Wed 13-Sep-23 19:50:43

Welcome back
I love the ring
Choose the colour that sings to you

Bella23 Wed 13-Sep-23 19:53:15

Good to see you back Fanny and congratulations.
Green I think would be my choice as it is more

Georgesgran Wed 13-Sep-23 19:57:59

Personally, it’s the emerald for me. My engagement ring is a pear cut emerald surrounded by diamonds, but in white gold.
Of course, you have more than one ring finger!

Mogsmaw Wed 13-Sep-23 20:14:51

I’ll tell you what I used to do when customers were torn between two pieces of jewellery.
I would mix them up and hold them behind my back. I asked them to pick a hand. It wasn’t to make them take the one they chose but to ask if they were happy or disappointed with the choice. It concentrated their minds.
You could write “emerald” and “sapphire” on two pieces of paper and pick one out of a hat, as it were. It might help you see where your heart lies.
Both are beautiful by the way, I might “casually” share this with DH, it’s our Ruby in a few years…. Just saying!

baubles Wed 13-Sep-23 20:35:49

Hello, welcome back Fanny 👋and congratulations on your anniversary.

If it were me and I was wearing it every day I’d think about how it looks against my skin tone. I’m pale and wear a lot of shades of blue so that would probably influence my choice.

I do have a ring set with sapphires though so may be slightly biased. wink

Redrobin51 Wed 13-Sep-23 21:34:50

Congratulations. I would go for the Emeralds.

NannyJan53 Thu 14-Sep-23 08:05:05

Welcome back Fanny I was wondering where you were!

Congratulations to you and DH. I would choose the Sapphire.

Esmay Thu 14-Sep-23 08:24:55

Just a thought , Fanny but what colour is your hair ?

If your skin is creamy with freckles and your hair red or strawberry blonde then emeralds .
If your hair is ash blond then sapphires .
When shopping are you attracted by green shades or by blue ?
You will naturally gravitate to the colour that suits you .
My mother preferred green so do I and so does my first daughter as we all have similar colouring .

toscalily Thu 14-Sep-23 08:38:00

Congratulations to you both and welcome back. Depends on your own colouring and your preference in what you wear, mainly green or mainly blue. Both rings are lovely but I picked up that you said you might regret choosing the emerald, is your subconscious telling you something?

harrigran Thu 14-Sep-23 08:42:07

My choice would be the emerald, well it is my birthstone, but personally I would not wear a ring with precious stones all the time unless you take it off to do jobs or wash hands. I once made that mistake and lost a valuable solitaire diamond from a ring.

Ali08 Thu 14-Sep-23 08:46:37

Are either colour in your other rings? Was either colour in your wedding arrangements or bouquet?
Which do you actually prefer?

downtoearth Thu 14-Sep-23 08:51:49

Have you decided yet Fanny ?

nandad Thu 14-Sep-23 09:42:51

Happy anniversary to you both.

Love both rings but prefer the sapphire. Will you be wearing it instead of your wedding ring?

Jacs7 Thu 14-Sep-23 09:48:24

They are lovely rings. If you got both you wouldn’t have to choose and you could wear whichever one went with your outfit. I’m sure you’re worth it! 😊

Skydancer Thu 14-Sep-23 09:50:32

Absolutely gorgeous ring in either colour. Congratulations to both of you.

kittylester Thu 14-Sep-23 09:53:22

Please wear it all the time. I wear my rings all time and they have survived all this time.

Callistemon21 Thu 14-Sep-23 09:55:43

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something 🎨?

pascal30 Thu 14-Sep-23 10:00:05

emerald for me...

FannyCornforth Thu 14-Sep-23 11:14:27


Have you decided yet Fanny ?

Yes. Well, I thought that I had. I was going for the emerald one, but, then I saw this… 🤦‍♀️

Squiffy Thu 14-Sep-23 11:40:59

Congratulations Fanny and MrC!

I prefer the style of the amethyst ring! Is there a choice of stone?

Visgir1 Thu 14-Sep-23 11:45:41

Only way is to try both on.
Your Heart will tell you which one., trust those first thoughts.