Post # 1
FI and I have started looking at wedding bands, and I can’t decide which I should go with. I have narrowed my selection down to three choices. This is my engagement ring, for reference (.85 carat equivalent cushion center, .15 tcw equivalent stones in setting).
#1) 2mm palladium band.<br />Pros: Simple, affordable, not too “blingy.”<br />Cons: Could look too plain.
#2) Marquise and dot – style eternity ring.<br />Pros: I love it, uncommon style.<br />Cons: Slightly expensive, could look too blingy, doesn’t “go” with my e-ring.
#3) Shared prong, channel-set eternity ring.<br />Pros: Looks nice with my e-ring, not super blingy but blingy enough.<br />Cons: Still a little expensive, looks kind of boring/common.
Help a girl out?
Post # 2
I love all of them! what about the first and the third in stack??
Post # 3
danibelle: I know I am going to be a minority on here. I went for the plain band. All of the diamond set bands are really pretty but a plain one will last longer. With an eternity ring you will need to check for loose/lost stones. There is less that could go wrong with a plain band. I am really happy with my decision (picked ring up today) it is really solid. I do want an eternity ring in the future but this ring will be my ‘forever ring’ as my FI calls it.
Post # 4
danibelle: I agree with Yorkiemad, the plain band would look great. Your ring is beautiful and you want it to be the center of attention. In my opinion if you add to much bling it could take away from your ering.
Post # 5
Thanks, everyone! We’re leaning towards the plain band for now. I didn’t know about having to check for loose stones on eternity bands, but it makes sense that the stones could come loose and fall out.
I think I’ll get the plain ring for my wedding band, and maybe I’ll get the marquise and dot band for our five-year anniversary or something. I know I’ll have to cave in someday and go for it, but a plain wedding band makes the most sense.
Post # 6
danibelle: where’d you find the marquise and dot ring? 🙂 Love it!
Post # 7
memorieslff: that particular one is from Moissaniteco.com, but a lot of places make them. I think Blue Nile makes one, and so does Rosado’s Box on Etsy =)
Post # 9
danibelle: Which band did you end up going with? I have a similar ERing to you and went with a custom marquis and dot band