And Now ... the Divorce Ring

Celebrate your freedom for $3,200
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 31, 2011 5:02 PM CDT
The Spritzer and Furman "Divorce Ring."   (jewelry.1stdibs.com)

(Newser) – In an age of 50% divorce rates and even divorce parties comes the inevitable: a divorce ring. The 18K gold ring from Spritzer and Furman—in the shape of a split heart, of course—will set you back $3,200. At the Stir blog, Emily Abbate will pass, thank you very much. "After a heart-wrenching split, aren't there a lot of other things you would rather spend $3,200 on than a ring to remind you of your newfound singledom?" she asks. "Like, oh, I don't know, a trip to Las Vegas with your girlfriends or a much nicer looking piece of jewelry that doesn't make you think of your ex every time you get a glimpse of your hand?" Click for more on the ring. (Read more divorce stories.)

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