Is there really no such thing as a band for my ring?

posted 2 years ago in Rings
Post # 2
431 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Maybe instead of one band, do 2 thin bands one either side or even right below it – or a slightly wider band below it.  Provided on both you don’t mind a gap (I love a gap but I know not everyone does!).

I imagine it’s finding the right width to go with it, or an enhancer sort of curved band – gorgeous ring by the way!  Maybe too consider a colored gemstone band.  Sometimes too it is just hard to imagine any band working until you get used to seeing them together!

Post # 3
2661 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I am sure you could have something custom made as well. could probably do it.

Post # 4
1157 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I would do a straight eternity band with that one. NB: I kind of like a small gap!

Post # 5
103 posts
Blushing bee

Get one custom made from an Etsy shop.  I recommend Serenade Diamonds.

Post # 6
954 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

lizzypoo96:  I have a somewhat similiar twisted band. I looked into the custom route for a spilt second, but I didn’t go with it in the end because I wouldn’t be able to wear the band by itself. This is what I ultimately went with, have you tried a band like this?

Post # 8
8677 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

If I were you, I’d find a local jeweler and work with them to custom design you a band.<br /><br />I had both my engagement ring & wedding ring custom made to match (After I was married, I replaced my setting at my husband’s insistence.. long story!) and it was cheaper than buying a pre-made setting & band off the rack, so to speak. I was able to frankenstien rings that I would never in my wildest dreams be able to afford and combine the aspects I liked from each one to make the new ring of my dreams.

<br />ETA: It only took four weeks from the day I handed them my design papers until the ring was complete, diamond and all, on my finger. It was very speedy. If you lived in Southern Oklahoma, I’d refer you to them!

Post # 9
2929 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

I have a split/twisted shank too and I went with a straight band like CanadianBride456 did

Post # 10
818 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

I love your ring the way it is and if that were my ring, I would probably get a stand alone wedding band and wear it on my right hand.

Post # 11
591 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I would do a thin straight band maybe like 1.9mm your ring is beautiful..Good luck i am searching for band to go with my Ering I have basket type head and nothing fits flush??? Its very annoying so I am probably gonna end up with thin band myself !!!

Post # 12
3316 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Lovely ring! I have a split shank simon g and I have two slim eternity bands on either side. I think something like that would look nice with yours too.

Post # 13
2738 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

CanadianBride456:  That is a gorgeous combination! Love the rose gold too 😉 

I own a twist shank ring, which I have paired with a straight rose gold band for fun. It’s a gift from my mom 🙂

Post # 14
11469 posts
Sugar Beekeeper

I definitely think you can find a band to work. Even if you can’t having a band made by a reputable jeweler isn’t too expensive. I have a twisted shank halo and I had my wedding bands custom made to fit flush. 

Post # 15
2414 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

lizzypoo96:  I love your ring, its similar to mine (I have the same twisted pave shank.)  I ended up going custom.  We talked about making a space to fit and close any gaps, but really it was going to be blah and kind of ugly.  And I’d still need a second band if I wanted to wear a single wedding band without my e ring.  

So I’m getting 2 bands made.  I have a double halo, the outer is tiny pave diamonds that match my shank’s diamonds in size.  The inner halo is made of much larger diamonds.  So he worked out a diamond size slightly larger than the inner halo (if we picked the same size neither would really stand out.)  It will compliment the halo, but it won’t overpower my centre stone.  And because I have one on top and one below the gaps will match.  When I tried it all on with some sample rings he had I loved the look.  And he was awesome to work with.  Our rings will be ready in September, I can’t wait to see it all together! 

I’m sure if you went the custom route a jeweller could make something you love. 

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