(Closed) Eternity Regrets?

posted 7 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Is an eternity band worth it?
    Absolutely yes! : (43 votes)
    63 %
    No way! (I'll tell you why below) : (25 votes)
    37 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    1729 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    Ooh, me too. My e-ring’s matching band is a full eternity. E-ring is basically an eternity though, with a small sizing bar underneath in the middle, but I’ve only had it for a week so I can’t really say much about the whole experience! Interested to see what everyone says..

    Post # 4
    Member
    45 posts
    Newbee

    I chose an eternity, but not channel set.  I’ve always loved eternity’s and I especially love how it looks from underneath.  I’ve heard from some people though, depending on how you have it set that it can be uncomfortable in between your fingers.  Mine lays pretty flat so i don’t have to worry about that, but I love the look of an eternity.

    Post # 5
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    1801 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I’m backwards.  When we were shopping for the band I was dead set against an eternity, and so I got a 1/2 eternity to match where my e-ring channel starts and stops.  But it spins like crazy and I really regret not getting an eternity.  If I could do it over, I’d 100% get the full eternity.

    Post # 6
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    9029 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    i want a half eternity, also channel setting…

    Post # 8
    Member
    525 posts
    Busy bee

    I would recommend having an “almost” eternity… one that just has a very small bar with no diamonds at the bottom, which will mean it won’t show when it spins and you still have the option of having it resized and protecting the diamonds right at the bottom of the band

    Post # 9
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    1675 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I love my eternity band. I notice it does spin quite a bit (especially after washing my hands when water gets underneath), so I’m glad it’s eternity and you can’t tell. The diamonds in mine are bezel set, so they are pretty protected and shouldn’t get damaged very easily. Also, because they’re bezel set they lay pretty flat on my finger, so the ring isn’t uncomfortable between my fingers.

    Post # 10
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    3564 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I have a full eternity band with channel set diamonds. I love it–don’t have to worry about spinning and no matter which way it turns, it sparkles ๐Ÿ™‚ I haven’t noticed any damage on the palm side of my hand, but you do have to be aware that they’re there–no lifting weights while wearing it or any other activities that would bang against the stones. But that’s pretty much common sense.

    Post # 12
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    294 posts
    Helper bee

    i absolutely love my eternity band, and have not once regretted my decision to get it. it’s not channel set, but in a u-prong setting.  the diamonds are set pretty low, so it’s not uncomfortable at all and i usually don’t even feel it.  i don’t have any pics of the underside, but here are two profile pics that might help.

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    Post # 13
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    1480 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    @lanany10: Wow, your rings are gorgeous! I love how you’ve matched them!

    Post # 14
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    1675 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    Here you go:

    Post # 15
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    5096 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    My wedding band, which I inherited from my grandmother, is a channel-set eternity band.  Unfortunately, I’m not married yet, so I can’t tell you my experience with it.  But here’s a pic, just because I love it that much. ๐Ÿ˜‰

     

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