- Jun 29, 2010
I was looking in RockyTalky and I saw a thread about carat size. There was a quote:
Todd Gray said:clgwli said:Do you live in an area where large engagement rings are common? Because PS really has a way of messing with the mind when it comes to size issues. A 1 carat in most circles would be considered very substantial.
I love this realization "PS really has a way of messing with the mind when it comes to size issues" because it is a statement which is truly insightful. As I recall, in the real world, the industry estimates that fewer than 30% of women in the industrialized nations will ever own a diamond weighing 1.00 carats and larger... But here on PS, the number of people purchasing larger diamonds is definitely higher than that estimate and the cut quality and subsequent visual performance of the diamonds being purchased by PS members is also significantly better than the diamonds being purchased by average consumers.
And so here is my question: What was your ideal carat size before joining PS?
I'm not talking fairy tale princess "Oooh I want a 10ct ring" sort of thing, I mean what did you reasonably desire for your engagement ring that you thought would be affordable or within a 'normal' or 'decent' budget? Did this carat size go up after joining PS? If so, what is it now? I'm just curious
Edit for spelling!