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How much did your hubby spend on your...

Wedding/engagement ring???

Has anyone ever heard of the old "rule" that they're supposed to
spend like a certain percentage of either their monthly or yearly
Salary? I can't remember LOL.
If someone can, let me know!

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mandiebrooke

Asked by mandiebrooke at 8:36 AM on Mar. 29, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (19)
  • My engagement ring was $3000.00. My wedding band we spend about $300.00 on. Yeah, I have heard that old wives tale....such bs. lol
    anetrnlov

    Answer by anetrnlov at 8:41 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • $600
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:45 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • The diamond industry started the "rule" that the husband should spend 2 month's salary on the engagement ring. I don't know exactly how much my husband spent on my ring but I know that it was appraised for $6500.
    RoostersMom4

    Answer by RoostersMom4 at 8:46 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • HAHAHA that's so funny. My hubby actually went by that rule & spent 23 grand.
    mandiebrooke

    Answer by mandiebrooke at 8:53 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • HAHAHAHA Who cares!! LMAO
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 8:56 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • Don't know, Don't care.
    Tf1990

    Answer by Tf1990 at 8:58 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • I only have a wedding band and I was there when it was bought. He only paid $15 for it. It's just a plain sterling silver band and I LOVE IT! He knows I don't like gold but I love silver,
    Juggalette0327

    Answer by Juggalette0327 at 9:04 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • $3400 when it was all said and done. That's less than a month's salary for him at the time. But, I didn't get a wedding, so I demanded a big ring!
    matobe

    Answer by matobe at 9:10 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • My original ring was not worth much but the letter he sent me the day of our wedding was priceless! The worth of the ring is not much of an inclination of how much you are loved.
    older

    Answer by older at 9:11 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • $1700 It was not a traditional engagement ring and I love it.
    4xsthetrouble

    Answer by 4xsthetrouble at 9:24 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

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