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Old 03-15-2009, 07:33 PM   #1
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Okay, got this email from a friend of this gorgeous ring. white gold, diamond & blue sapphire for $700 - it's a great deal right? FYI the reason why it's so inexpensive because the rocks are bought from Afghanistan, cutting out the middle mad So I want one and dh said I can get it, but this means this is $700 out of my fluffy mail. Am I crazy to compare diapers to jewelry? What would you do?

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crazy? I'd say Cuh-Raaaazy! yes, just think, one day all your kids will be potty trained, diapers sold or given away and you little finger might still be bare without that beautiful ring. I say go for the ring!
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I'd take fluff, personally, but I'm not into big rocks. If you love it, go for it! It will last longer than diapers
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I'd take fluff, personally, but I'm not into big rocks. If you love it, go for it! It will last longer than diapers
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How much fluff will you still be able to get if you get the ring? If it's very little to none then I would probably take the fluff and wait a few years for the ring!
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Okay, got this email from a friend of this gorgeous ring. white gold, diamond & blue sapphire for $700 - it's a great deal right? FYI the reason why it's so inexpensive because the rocks are bought from Afghanistan, cutting out the middle mad So I want one and dh said I can get it, but this means this is $700 out of my fluffy mail. Am I crazy to compare diapers to jewelry? What would you do?
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Old 03-15-2009, 08:32 PM   #7
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good to hear that I am not the only one torn. It's not as cut and dry as it may sound. As for waiting on the ring...can't. I have until Friday to make a decision or else the rock goes to someone else. That's also a good question about the dipes. I'm sure I will be limited in buying more, but not completely off the table I hope just not as often
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I'm not much for jewelry, especially rocks, so I would go for the fluff
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totally understand your warning. Our situation is a little different. We have a local jeweler who custom makes all his jewelry in Hong Kong. We give him a picture, he provides gold and sometimes the diamond and we get the gems from Afghanistan. We send the jewelry back to the States for appraisal and insurance and we're set. Thanks for the warning though This particular ring, my friend just got back from the appraiser and it is gorgeous. The one I want will be in yellow gold and ruby instead of sapphire




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maybe you can get a smaller ring and still have money for fluff.
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