The Economist -Follow Economist TheEconomist Why aren't millennials buying diamonds? econst294G6yf leoismybookcrush highklaushargreeves my-analogical-romance magicallygrimmwiccan jackdrawsgames luidilovins phruxx stynalane dxisybuchanan everythingcanadian ariaste wildhaunt everkings kid-communism combatbooty 1 they expensive bruh 2 none of us kno the dif btwn a fucking diamond and some fancy ass glass ur capitalist rock hierarchy has no control over us 3 mostly mined with slave labor 4 we get excited when our date buys us an appetizer we don’t even comprehend people buying us rocks that would force us into debt for ten years 5 They aren’t actually that rare and the price is artificially inflated Pro tip from a former Jared’s salesperson You want a sparkly white rock that will look like a diamond to the untrained eye and will literally cost the price of a nice dinner for two? Created white sapphire They’re lab grown and cost *pennies* to make so you can get a 1 or 2 carat white sapphire for like… $30-80 probably You can get one as huge as you like perfectly clear perfectly flawless And no one will ever be able to tell the difference except a professional appraiser Also sapphires are the second-hardest gemstone right after diamonds so they are very durable! Very unlikely that they’ll chip or crack Get that bitch set in sterling silver and you are GOOD TO GO Whole thing should cost you less than $200 unless you get a fancy band with a lot of extra stones Of course created sapphires come in every color of the rainbow so if you want something more exciting than plain white you TOTALLY CAN Created sapphires and silver The poor Millennial’s engagement ring THANK YOU EX-JARED’S BASED GOD engagement rings HACKED Get a ring from an antique store They’re usually less than $100 you know they hold up over time no one else will have one like it and it comes with the bonus of being haunted by the spirit of some old woman named Edith probably thanks edith Tiger’s eye $47 bucks on etsy Propose to your elderich horror with a ring she deserves Rose quarts rose ring? 43 bucks Symbol of love Looks like a ring pop Win-win Druzy quartz 40 bucks Cant pick a color? Go with all of them Neat texture Snowflake obsidian? 20 bucks Made from the fires of the Earth’s molten core Pretty dope conversation starter Jade 15-30 bucks Literally has a history of inner peace and spiritual awakening Good gentle reminder not to kill your spouse SO PRETTY @theotheralya Could give me a rock u found on the floor and thought I’d like and I would genuinely be ecstatic The ring I got Cas Oak and a teeny tiny fern leaf My dad proposed to my mom with a Ring Pop on April Fool’s Day Meme
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