Costco is an excellent shopping destination for those of us who enjoy paying less for household items by buying them in bulk — and apparently, it’s also a destination for people who are considering proposing with a pricey diamond ring.
Twitter user Jennifer Bechwati recently posted a photo of an Australian Costco which happened to be selling a platinum solitaire diamond ring for $499,999.
Costco in Canberra is selling a HALF A MILLION dollar diamond ring. It’s in the aisle between bulk AA batteries and dustpans. pic.twitter.com/v7je2qzi9n
— Jennifer Bechwati (@jenbechwati) April 15, 2018
Um … I guess you might as well knock out that engagement ring shopping while you’re purchasing a year’s supply of paper towels?
Obviously, Twitter was fairly tickled by the whole thing.
— Kirsty Webeck ?️? (@KirstyWebeck) April 15, 2018
But you have to buy them in the value six pack.
— Andrew Lord (@chalkwhitehands) April 15, 2018
— lise coldrews (@lisecoleandrews) April 15, 2018
Bet she’ll never admit where it’s from…. https://t.co/OsGr0VcGbF
— David Sharaz (@DavidSharaz) April 15, 2018
Do Costco do Afterpay? https://t.co/HpWFHw3IeU
— Patrick Williams (@PatrickWilliams) April 15, 2018
How much is it at Aldi?
— Stockton (@TheMikeStockton) April 15, 2018
Of course, the most baffling part of the whole thing is that the ring is actually ridiculously expensive. You’d think if you purchased a Costco diamond ring you’d at least get a killer deal.
Oh well. Here’s hoping that whoever purchases this piece of jewelry keeps quiet about where they purchased the ring — otherwise they might have trouble getting a “yes.”