Now you can buy the devil’s own engagement ring on Craigslist

Exorcism not included.

 

Mike Fenn

Internet Culture

Published Dec 4, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 12:34 am CDT

Items on Craigslist can have all sorts of interesting former owners. Take, for example, a house “owned” by Breaking Bad character Walter White. Or how about an engagement ring that was previously worn by none other than Satan, the Prince of Darkness?

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Or should we say “princess”?

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On Dec. 4, a man posted an ad selling an engagement ring to the Scranton, Pennsylvania, Craigslist. With no bitterness or hostility at all, the poster described the ring’s various specifications, like its $1,800 asking price, its 1.5 carat weightand the fact that it was “only worn for a short period of time by Satan herself.”

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It’s stunning to look at, but buyer beware! The poster assumes no responsibility if the ring rains “swarms of locusts” upon you and recommends having its curse removed by a “voodoo priest or something.”

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Act fast, though. According to the ad, “if not sold by Christmas I plan to throw it into the fires of Mordor.”

Good luck with that. We’re told you can’t just walk in. 

Photo via Aurimas/Flickr

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*First Published: Dec 4, 2013, 6:44 pm CST