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Man Allegedly Stole Girlfriend's Ring to Buy Her ... an Engagement Ring

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(Newser) - Police say a Louisiana man stole his girlfriend's ring, pawned it, and then used that money to put a down payment on an engagement ring for her. Justin Pope, 29, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly nabbing the ring belonging to Samantha Futch, 40. As the Smoking Gun notes, separate...

As Pandemic Wanes, a New Hot Commodity

Engagement rings, wedding bands are seeing a spike in sales across US

(Newser) - As pushback on the pandemic continues and more businesses reopen, one industry is seeing a noticeable boom. CNN Business reports that, as people start to resume some sense of normalcy, getting hitched has once more become a priority—meaning jewelry for the special occasion is now in high demand. "...

Tiffany Includes Men in Ring Tradition

Market has been one-sided since the store sold its first women's engagement ring in 1886

(Newser) - Tiffany & Co., which has been selling diamond engagement rings since the 19th century, has decided to try to reach an untapped market segment: men. The jeweler is debuting its Charles Tiffany Setting, named after the founder of the company: solitaire men's rings with sizable round-brilliant and emerald-cut diamonds...

'Lord of the Rings' Brings 5 Rings to Proposal

'You can try all five or pick one,' he told bride-to-be

(Newser) - Most proposals involve popping just one question, but Atlanta man William Hunn had a follow-up question for Brittney Miller. In a proposal that went viral after it was posted on Instagram , Hunn asked Miller to marry him and presented her with five rings, WSB-TV reports. "You can try all...

Woman Allegedly Tried on $15K Ring, Walked Out With It

Jannet Novelo-Aqela faces felony charge of grand theft

(Newser) - A Florida woman has been arrested almost a month after she allegedly snagged a $15,000 diamond ring from a jewelry store in Key West. The manager of Gold Silver Creations says that on Feb. 10 a female shopper in a floral jumpsuit tried on a three-diamond, 14-karat white gold...

Lindsey Vonn Just Made 'Non- Traditional' Move for 'Equality'

Olympic skier gave engagement ring to fiance PK Subban for Christmas

(Newser) - Who says you can't get engaged twice? It may be a "non-traditional" move, but that didn't scare Lindsey Vonn from making it on Christmas Day. USA Today reports the Olympic skier proposed to her already-fiance PK Subban on Wednesday, which also happened to be their two-year anniversary,...

He Proposed While They Surfed. Then the Ring Fell In

Chris Garth proposes to girlfriend Lauren Oiye in Honolulu

(Newser) - A Hawaii man was surfing with his girlfriend when, instead of hanging 10, he knelt down on one knee on his board and proposed, per the AP . Hawaii News Now reported that Lauren Oiye said yes just before Chris Garth dropped the ring in the ocean. Multiple photographers nearby captured...

After Dream, Woman Finds Out She Swallowed Diamond Ring

Engagement ring had to be surgically removed

(Newser) - When California woman Jenna Evans found herself in "a very sketchy situation involving a high-speed train and bad guys," she decided to protect her engagement ring by popping it off her finger and swallowing it with a glass of water. The 29-year-old, who has a history of sleepwalking,...

Newly Engaged Couple Overjoyed by NYPD Find

Ring fell down grate hours after proposal

(Newser) - British couple Daniella Anthony and John Drennan are overjoyed that the NYPD has found the engagement ring that fell down a grate in Times Square on Friday night—but there's something Drennan wants to set the record straight about. "I want to clarify that I did not propose...

Just Hours After Proposal, a Street Grate Ruined Things

But never fear, unlucky guy in Times Square, the NYPD has recovered your dropped ring

(Newser) - There was a definite hitch on the way to getting hitched for a couple in New York City. Picture it: Guy brings girl to Times Square just before midnight on Friday and ... immediately starts scrambling to recover the engagement ring that fell off her finger—down a grate. The couple...

Paris Hilton Is Done With Her 'Perfect' Man

Heiress calls off engagement to actor Chris Zylka

(Newser) - Ten months have given Paris Hilton a fresh perspective on the man she once said was "perfect for me in every way." The great-granddaughter of hotel magnate Conrad Hilton has reportedly broken her engagement to actor Chris Zylka, who proposed on a January ski trip. "Paris broke...

Billionaire's Son Sues Ex-Fiancee for $250K Ring
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Ex-Fiancee for $250K Ring
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Billionaire's Son Sues Ex-Fiancee for $250K Ring

Wyatt Koch also designs shirts that are 'terrible beyond your wildest imagination'

(Newser) - A billionaire's heir is suing his former fiancee to get a $250,000 engagement ring back, the Palm Beach Daily News reports. Wyatt Koch, Florida fashion designer and son of Bill Koch, paid $180,000 for an 8.24 carat diamond ring for Ivie Slocumb in March, but Koch'...

Metal Detectorist Saves the Day After Proposal Gone Wrong

Man finds $3K engagement ring that Seth Dixon dropped in pond while proposing

(Newser) - It was the "little plop" heard 'round the world. Seth Dixon and Ruth Salas likely thought they'd never find Salas' $3,000 engagement ring again after Dixon accidentally dropped it off a wooden footbridge and into a pond while proposing in Kansas City earlier this month. But...

Cop Returns to Highway, Finds Woman's Lost Ring

Search came up empty the first time in Paramus, NJ

(Newser) - The words "above and beyond" come to mind. A police officer came to the rescue of a New Jersey woman who lost her diamond engagement ring on a highway while changing a flat tire, per the AP . Police in Paramus said Kimberly Garcia realized when she got home on...

She Lost Her Ring in 2004. It Just Showed Up on a Carrot

Canada's Mary Grams says it still fits

(Newser) - Mary Grams pulled a weed on her family farm in Alberta, Canada, in 2004 and lost her engagement ring in the process. All these years later, the ring has turned up, incredibly, on a carrot, reports the CBC . It seems her daughter-in-law plucked the lucky carrot from the ground, and...

Selling 'Tiffany' Engagement Rings Just Cost Costco $19.4M

Judge rules against warehouse club, which sold jewelry using Tiffany brand name

(Newser) - A federal judge's decision on trademark infringement likely has Costco executives feeling blue—but definitely not Tiffany blue. Per CNBC , US District Judge Laura Taylor Swain ruled Monday the warehouse club must fork over $19.4 million in damages, plus interest, to the luxury jeweler for selling diamond engagement...

Woman Unwittingly Wears Engagement Ring for a Year

'It was literally under her nose'

(Newser) - An Australian man may have outdone pretty much everyone when it comes to perfecting the marriage proposal. Using only first names, the man named Terry tells HuffPost the story of how he gave his girlfriend Anna a necklace on their one-year dating anniversary. Using Huon pine, a wood native to...

Man Starts GoFundMe Page to Buy $15K Engagement Ring

The internet is apparently having none of it

(Newser) - Beyonce famously said: "If you liked it, then you should have put a ring on it." Few people know that famous line was directed not at a man, but at his friends and family. Or at least that's the lesson William Oliver apparently took away. The 30-year-old...

Bride Takes on Saleswoman Who Called Her Ring 'Pathetic'

'Y'all I would have gotten married to this man if it had been a 25¢ gum ball machine ring'

(Newser) - Quinn and Ariel McRae don't have a lot of money. They say they "scrape and scrape to pay bills and put food in our bellies." What they do have is love, lots of it, and they decided it was high time after two years of dating to...

Engagement Broken, Couple Battles Over $125K Ring

Former fiance sues after former fiancee won't return ring

(Newser) - One minute you're registering for monogrammed guest towels and a $1,090 vase ; the next, you're embroiled in a lawsuit over a $125,000 engagement ring. Such is the sad story of former Manhattan couple Bradley Moss and Amy Bzura , who were engaged to be married Oct. 29....

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