I was recently married...literally less than a month ago. Last night, my husband asked me if I still have the contact info for the jeweler he worked with in NY to build my ring (I know, he should have the info himself, but I was the last to work with the guy for our bands...and maybe a little more organized ;). Anyway, I said yes and asked why. He proceeds to tell me that his cousin asked for it because his wife really likes my ring and he would like to buy her the same for their 10 year anniversary.
My question is, should I be OK with this? My husband (boyfriend at the time), worked with this jeweler to find the diamond, find a designer to build the band, etc. - he was in and out of the place probably 10 or more times without me knowing so it was a total surprise when he proposed and I absolutely adore the ring! More than the ring itself though, I love the story behind it and how it makes my ring special and reminds me of our time living in NY (we're in Chicago now), so it bugs me a little how my new cousin wants the exact same ring less than a month after we're hitched...and just for a 10 yr anniversary, no less. Am I just being crazy?
Thanks for your help!
OverbeaRING Bride? (Ha ha! So cheesy, but I wasn't sure if you made these names up yourself or needed suggestions ;)
Tolerating a copycat or two is the price you and your husband have to pay for being cool.
You get to keep the story about how he sourced the diamond, worked with the designer, went in and out of the jewelry store ten times, etc. All your new cousin will get is a story about how her unimaginative husband went out and bought her the same ring just because she said she liked it.
(Lava Ring by Imogen Belfield with blue sapphires, citrines and fragments of white porcelain via Myan Duong)