Buy a ring, get a free gun, jeweler offers

Buy a ring, get a gun is the brainchild of an Iowa jeweler trying to entice deer-hunting husbands-to-be. Anyone spending at least $1,999 on an engagement ring gets a free rifle. 

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This Tacori Platinum engagement ring with pave diamonds by Tacori starts at $3,580 (not including center diamond). An Iowa jeweler is attracting attention with a 'buy a ring, get a gun for free' offer.

Have you spent your life hunting for the perfect wife? Maybe you have met the one but are feeling gun shy?

An Iowa jeweler is offering free rifles for husbands-to-be who spend at least $1,999 on an engagement ring at his store near Iowa City.

Jeweler Harold van Beek told KCRG near Cedar Rapids that he wanted to "do something for the boy who doesn't like to hunt for diamonds but likes to hunt for deer."

The deal at Jewelry By Harold in North Liberty starts Thursday and will run through the end of October.

The rifle offer is subject to Iowa laws on gun ownership. Those barred include felons and addicts.

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