Calling all active bees with diamond wedding bands!

posted 3 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
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5932 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2018

@BikerBride:  Channel set diamonds rarely budge, since they’re literally sunk into the ring, the ONLY time they’ll come loose is after you set or solder and a good jeweler will tighten them up before they’re done.  I’ve been married over 5 years and have had my band sized down, up, soldered and unsoldered, and lived life in it without loosing a single one….please note I’m one of those women that takes her ring off to bath, wash dishes and clean house…that’s it and I’ve knocked the center stone of my e-ring out of the prongs, twice…so I’m hard on things.

Post # 4
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687 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Have you also considered a bezel eternity? That’s the route I’ll be going, since I don’t want to ever deal with stones falling out.

Here’s a picture from Pricescope:

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@BikerBride:  I am an active bee with a diamond band, per request. 🙂 My iPad won’t allow me to post a pic, but my band is a 2.5mm shared prong 3/4 eternity set in 19k white gold. My ering is also a halo, love that look.

I have only been married for about 6 weeks. I wear my diamond band for running, hiking, snow shoeing, yoga. I take it off for lifting weights and swimming. I take it off for swimming because my  fingers shrink in the water. I wear zero jewellery in the pool, but I noticed some other women keep theirs on. I plan to take it off for cycling for 2 reasons. 1) It would probably get grimy underneath my well worn cycling gloves. 2) If I wipe out, it could easily be damaged scraping across the pavement. (I ride road.)

I keep my rings with me at the gym and pool though, in a zipper pocket locked in my locker. There is always a risk of it being stolen, but we have insurance and I am careful to never turn my back on it whilst the locker is open. I take it off last and put it on first.

I also remove it for dishes, any messy kitchen jobs or heavy cleaning. It sounds like I never wear it, but it goes straight back on as soon as I’m done. I love it even though it’s a little bit impractical. I’m a chef too, so I can’t wear anything other than a plain solid band without any details at work. I figured if I wanted any detail on my band at all, I may as well go big and get a diamond eternity band. 

ADVICE: Get the sparkly one! They are fun. Also get a plain one! I said my real band is diamond, but I also bought myself a ‘work’ band for a stand in. It is 2mm plain 14k rose gold, because I also love mixed metals. 🙂 I got it on amazon for $130. I wear it all the times I don’t wear the diamond one, except in the pool.

EDIT: I love jewellery, so I don’t mind all the switching. If you prefer to just wear your band all the time, a plain one might be easier.

 

 

Post # 8
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932 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I have a 1/2 carat diamond band which has like 15 diamonds in it and I have been wearing it every day since October 5th when I got married, no problems here.   Granted I don’t wear my band to do house cleaning and dishes and definitey not in clorine becuase that can eat away at prongs, but no problems.  I say get both of them, that way you can change your look up if you like.,  I actually have a soliatire with a diamond band and three gold chevron bands with mixed metals….

Post # 9
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889 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I have a prong set half eternity band which I love! The total carat weight is ( I believe ) 3/4 carat and set in white gold. I  had it sized up several months ago but have never had any issues with it at all. It’s really comfortable because the diamonds don’t go all the way around. I have never had a stone fall out or become loose, and I am rough on jewelry! I  say go for it… 🙂 Here’s my beauty:

 

Post # 11
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3199 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@BikerBride:  i’m an active bride! my diamond band (shown) is SO durable. i’ve been wearing it for almost two months now, and have whacked it around (as i have my matching e-ring with diamonds set the same way) and they have never fallen out or even gotten loose.

for the record, my rings are Tacori.

Post # 13
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1234 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I have the 2mm channel wedding band from Tiffany & Co. I find the diamonds to be super secure.

Post # 14
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774 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

My e-ring has 25 prong set diamonds on it (halo setting). We’ve been engaged for about a year and I’ve not had any trouble with any of them falling out. I’m pretty active as well and even wear my ring while lifting weights. I do tend to take it off, though, when I am kneading dough or swimming (ocean or pool). I am considering just getting a plain, inexpensive band to wear when I am doing more active things. 

Post # 15
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1662 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@BikerBride:  Yeah, wearing them together is totally fine! If you have both. I love wearing mine all 3 together, I love how it looks. DH seems to prefer if I just wear the 2, leaving the plain band (that I bought myself) out though… So I wear just 2 most of the time. (But right this minute I’m wearing all 3, ha! Sometimes I leave my ering out instead and wear both bands.

I had purchased the plain rose gold one almost immediately after we got engaged because I was SO excited, and I wore it for our entire wedding as a RHR. I figured that way, I can always remember having it with me then which makes it feel special too.

Post # 16
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

I’m super active, have channel-set stones in my e-ring AND w-band, and have never had a problem!

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