(Closed) Ladies with their rings soldered…

posted 6 years ago in Rings
  • poll: What do you think?
    Solder, why not, you can always undo it! : (12 votes)
    27 %
    Don't solder, you will regret it! : (16 votes)
    36 %
    Solder for sure, mine are soldered and I love it! : (14 votes)
    31 %
    Soldering my rings had me end up in therapy! ;) : (3 votes)
    7 %
  • Post # 3
    90 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: July 2009

    Mine are soldered and I have no regrets. It keeps them resting next to eachother the way I want and I only have to worry about one piece instead of two. But I lke to always wear my rings together.

    Post # 4
    1426 posts
    Bumble bee

    I soldered my rings and definitely don’t regret it.  I wore them together the night of the wedding and the next day and did NOT like it one bit.  They kept moving in different directions and it was very irritating.  For the moment, I don’t see myself not wanting or having to wear them together, and if that time ever comes that I can’t, I’ll just get a different band.  I would actually like to get a 2nd band soldered on the other side of the e-ring for a stacked look!  …hopefully an anniversary gift one day. 😉

    Post # 5
    4714 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 1998

    DO it! Your rings are beautiful and unique.

    Post # 6
    18645 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    My rings have been soldered together for the past 3 years and I don’t regret it.  I might get a plain gold band to use on vacations but I’m not sure yet.

    Post # 8
    606 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I soldered mine together about a month after the wedding. I love it. No regrets, it’s less to worry about, less wear and tear, the stones are always aligned correctly, and I don’t fuss with the rings like I used to pre-solder. Just make sure you go to a reputable jeweler to have it done so they get it right the first try. 🙂

    Post # 9
    3148 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2010

    after reading all your reasons to solder, it sounds like it is right for you.  

    contrary to what you may have heard in the past, you CAN get the rings separated. I studied small metal construction for years and I know for a fact that soldering can be easily (and cheaply) undone. it will NOT ruin your rings. 

    just be sure you get a reputable craftsperson to do this and you will be fine. ask a local jewelry store to refer you to one. 


    Post # 10
    3227 posts
    Sugar bee

    @RayKay:  I voted for no you’ll regret it just because like you said, it’s permanent. You’re rings are gorgeous and honestly because the bands are no straight and have a unique shape to them I’m not sure how they’ll look if you decide to unsolder them later on. These are all things you can ask your jeweler. I personally always want the feeling of 2 rings even though I never wear them without eachother. That’s just me though. I know putting on and taking off 4 rings is a lot so once you talk to your jeweler and he answers all your questions and you feel comfortable go for it!! 

    Post # 11
    4803 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I don’t see why you’d regret it…I had it done with mine, makes things much more easy and simple!

    Post # 12
    3148 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2010

    @JustLove25:  it’s not permanent. It can be undone. ask a jeweler.

    Post # 14
    3227 posts
    Sugar bee

    @RayKay:  If that’s the case go for it!!!

    Post # 15
    2981 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Sounds like soldering was the best step for you! 4 rings IS alot to keep after, especially if they’re rubbing against eachother and ruining the brushed finish. I’m sure the jeweler will do a great job.

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