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Ideas for what to do with old wedding rings?

My parents are getting divorced after 25 years of marriage! my mom doesnt know what to do with her rings! she has 3 totally! a gold band, a beautiful diamond ring with begets around the diamond, and her anniversary band! she doesnt want to sell them! any ideas of what she could do with them and maybe still wear them?? just not as wedding rings!

 
Caroline2010

Asked by Caroline2010 at 10:48 PM on Jun. 26, 2011 in Shopping

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Answers (12)
  • Give them to 1 (or more) of her children? Have them made into something else- necklace, different style ring? She can remove the stones and melt the rings down, then put the stones into a new setting. Save them for her grandchildren?
    bbreitha

    Answer by bbreitha at 10:53 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • What about using those pieces to turn into a new piece of jewelry to represent her new life. http://www.designsngold.com/unused_jewelry.htm

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 10:51 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • I had and ex whose father was married 4xs. He melted them all down into one band and put a diamond in the middle. Your mom might be able to make some other jewelry
    vntNyll

    Answer by vntNyll at 10:50 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • My ex's wedding rings and mine were traded in for a new solitaire when my current hubby proposed...
    MommySmith08

    Answer by MommySmith08 at 10:55 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • I think they should go to her children.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 10:56 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • I love the idea of them going to the grandchildren. It would be really special since you have your grandma's rings.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 11:34 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • i would take them but i dont need them i have my great grandmas rings! and my lil bro might b able to use them but its like 10 grand worth so thats a lot! she could save them for my dd many! idk! thanks ladies keep the ideas coming!
    Caroline2010

    Comment by Caroline2010 (original poster) at 11:01 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • bump
    sherribeare

    Answer by sherribeare at 11:37 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • your lucky to have your great gma's rings, if you keep them your childrens children may be able to have that also!
    Princess_s21

    Answer by Princess_s21 at 12:13 AM on Jun. 27, 2011

  • she could have the gold and stuff melted down to make a totally different band/setting and use the diamonds in a different arrangement
    BeachyBabe

    Answer by BeachyBabe at 12:15 AM on Jun. 27, 2011