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Only in America: The $3,200 'divorce ring'

A $3,200 'divorce ring' for bitter ex-spouses — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

With the national divorce rate dropping, but still at 49 percent, there's a small but adamant market for jewelry that lets everyone know just how bitter you are (picture wedding bands that don't entirely encircle one's finger). But few pieces are as graphically heartbroken as this one-of-a-kind 1970s antique — marketed as a "divorce ring" by jeweler Spritzer & Furman — that's being sold by a New York City shop for a cool $3,200.