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Sadly not yet.

I thought about getting one, then I thought I should just make one.

That was about six months ago and I still  need to get my crafting brain focused on getting that done rather than the hundred other things I could be doing.

Oh well, this always happens and i'm sure I will get it done some day.

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In the beginning I hesitated... both because I was feeling uncertain of my aro identity, but also because having a black ring on my right middle finger and a white one on my left middle finger would attract too much attention, especially as I don't wear jewelry in general... but then, I realized most of the pressure was coming from "what would people think", so I said screw it... and now i have 2 chunky rings on my middle fingers and feel proud ;))) 

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I don't. I used to wear a small engagement ring on that finger because the community was still undecided on colour and placement. Then I stumbled upon a simple black ring I loved and started wearing the ace ring. Now I would only consider an aro ring if it would match the minimalist style and quality of my ace ring. 

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On 11/17/2021 at 12:00 AM, ilse said:

Sometimes I think about getting one but get nervous at the thought of being questioned about it, the left middle finger is quite an unusual placement for a ring 😅

Is it? I wasn't much of a ring wearer up until this point, so I never thought to think about it. 

On 11/17/2021 at 7:06 AM, blueberrydragon said:

I do! I have a ring that is a circle of small, white flowers, which I love because it usually flies  under people's radar. :)

That sounds lovely

On 11/17/2021 at 10:54 AM, Georgi said:

In the beginning I hesitated... both because I was feeling uncertain of my aro identity, but also because having a black ring on my right middle finger and a white one on my left middle finger would attract too much attention, especially as I don't wear jewelry in general... but then, I realized most of the pressure was coming from "what would people thing", so I said screw it... and now i have 2 chunky rings on my middle fingers and feel proud ;))) 

It never crossed my mind that the placement might look odd. Either or, we love that for you. I honestly quite like havin' an aro and an ace ring because it makes me feel balanced  One ring for each hand, and the opposite colors really did it for me. 

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I currently wear a black ace ring (despite the fact that I mostly ID as aro with my aceness being a footnote) because it's the more recognized of the two rings and because black rings just look plain awesome, but I have contemplated getting an aro ring. I'm thinking I'm gonna opt for some sort of green metallic ring though, as I've not been able to find any white rings I like the look of, and while black represents aceness on the ace flag, white stands aesthetic and platonic attraction on the aro flag, whereas green is for aromanticism. I was able to find a few with all the flag colors but those were just a touch too blatant for my tastes. Plus I feel like anyone who knows the black ring would be able to deduce the meaning of the green ring.

I have also contemplated trying to make my own white ring though, since I feel like with my mini painting skills I could successfully make a white ring that doesn't either look blank and underwhelming or garishly ornate and shiny.

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I'd like to, but I haven't really seen any (probably because I haven't been looking *facepalm*). I've also thought about trying to get enough into metalcrafting that I could make an 'engagement' ring in aroace colours so I won't have to deal with getting asked out again but if its convincing enough I'll attract too much attention in my classes (most of my classmates are older/retired women and the atmosphere is pretty relaxed/friendly, so...)

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