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bigdiamondtinygal

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My boyfriend and I recently went to Single Stone and found a few settings we love. The issue is of course, budget. The settings we really like are between 3K and 4K, which is a lot given our budget for the whole ring. Has anyone had a replica made of any Single Stone settings? Or has anyone had a replica made of a detailed edwardian style antique setting that they are happy with?
 

kcoursolle

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With antique replicas you get what you pay for unfortunately. It will be hard to find a person that does work that is as good for a great deal less. If you don''t like simplified pave settings, my advice would be to get a plain termporary setting for now and sink your money into the stone. You can always get the the reset of your dreams for an anniversary present.
 

bigdiamondtinygal

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These are both good ideas, thank you. The anniversary idea is a good possibilty. The issue is that I want to love the ring (my ring!) from the start and I tend to like very detailed settings which come with a hefty price tag. I guess I''m just having a hard time deciding what is more important to me...a larger center stone or the setting I want. I had no idea this was going to be such a tough decision (but one I am thrilled to be making!).
 

Piglet9j7

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This is a great idea. It''s the stone that is the most important part - where the money is. If you are more interested in finding a ring as a whole, then why don''t you consider buying an antique?
Date: 3/16/2009 3:23:57 PM
Author: kcoursolle
With antique replicas you get what you pay for unfortunately. It will be hard to find a person that does work that is as good for a great deal less. If you don''t like simplified pave settings, my advice would be to get a plain termporary setting for now and sink your money into the stone. You can always get the the reset of your dreams for an anniversary present.
 
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