A great way to save money on fine jewelry is to buy it secondhand. Not only will you save on the jewelry store mark up, but you may get a beautiful vintage look that looks unique. It's a great way to afford a engagement or wedding ring.
My husband always wanted to upgrade my engagement ring to something nicer. A good friend introduced him to a local jeweler. They also buy back jewelry from people. Because they can buy it back cheaper, they can sell it cheaper.
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