(Closed) Does the wedding band have to be from the same store as your e-ring??

posted 7 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
5423 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2012

hit up every single store until you are satisfied (thats what i intend to do).  there’s no rule saying it has to come from the same store..unless you go a custom route.

Post # 4
1944 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

Mine aren’t!

Post # 7
4415 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

Mine are from different stores.  We found the exact engagement ring I wanted at one store, but honestly, I don’t like their return policy, or their extended service plan. So, we went to another store for my wedding ring, and found the perfect one. 

One thing to consider, though, if you get your rings at different stores and get them soldered together, you may void your service plan on one of the rings. A lot of jewelry stores will do that if you have work done at another store saying they can’t guarantee work done somewhere else. So make sure you get any work done at the place where you bought the most expensive ring… Either that or just plan on paying for any work you have to have done.

But honestly, if you have quality rings, you shouldn’t need a lot of work done on your rings anyway. So it shouldn’t be a huge issue.  Just make sure your rings are covered on your home owner’s policy or rental policy.

Post # 9
5296 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 1993

Mine aren’t. Darling Husband and I were in school a state away when he bought my e-ring. We now live and work 6 hours from that jewelry store (not a chain) and got my wedding band from a chain store at a mall. I wanted to be able to get it easily and quickly fixed/replated/cleaned or we could have gone back to the e-ring store and bought my band as well.

Post # 10
1493 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

@o0olibelulao0o: We got our wedding bands from a different store than where my husband had my ring made. I have a friend who works for a local jewelry store. They were having their bi-annual wedding band trunk show. It gave my husband an opportunity to try on a lot of different wedding band styles to see what suit him. We found a comfort fit wedding band that looked alot like my engagement ring band. The store had a great sale and price for our rings, so we went for it. We’ve recommended the sale to a lot of friends too because it’s so awesome.

Here’s what my store mismatched rings look like.

Post # 11
1755 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I say go wherever has the band that fits your need.  There aren’t any rules about buying the rings at the same store.  We’re getting ours from the same store, but our bands are a really basic design and the store had really great prices and a totally awesome staff!

Post # 12
6998 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

mine are from the same store but its not a matching set – i have a cushion halo too and i can see a slight difference in color since they aren’t made to match but i dont think anyone else can tell. the matching band to mine was 1200 for the eternity 800 for half – that was way out of our price range so we found somithing similar that matches for around 400.

Post # 13
334 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I’d go to another store!  I’m a finicky shopper… I know what I want (usually), and if I can’t find exactly that, I’m not gonna sell myself short and settle for something that’s not perfect, I’ll keep on looking until I find what I want.

Your ring is BEAUTIFUL!  I’m surprised they said it should be worn alone.  Well, I’m not really surprised because it’s freakin’ gorg, but I’d also want a wedding band!  More bling, baby!

Go to other stores, for sure, and get what you want Smile

Post # 14
10714 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2012

Would any of these 3 work for you?

Post # 16
8738 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

Mine are from different places.

Engagement Ring:


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