Ooopsie!

posted 3 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
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816 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Haha! You have just decribed my life! Congrats, by the way! I have been engaged for almost two weeks and I freak out a bit every time, check it and then feel better.:) I think it is normal and probably just because you didn’t have a ring there before (I am guessing.) Do we get to see this beauty?:)

Post # 4
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10219 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

It takes a while to get used to.

Common problem.

Even I who wore a previous set for over 20 years (I am an Encore Bride) found I had to get used to my ERing (different height, weight etc) all over again, when I first got it.

I banged it around a few times in those first few days / weeks.  BUT pretty soon your finger / brain gets accustomed to it, and you mysteriously create a buffer zone around it…

It will happen.  Give it time.

Hope this helps,

 

 

Post # 5
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60 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Haha ya mine does that. The diamond stands up quite high and I cringe every time too. I’m just hoping it gets better with time. See what kind of coverage you can get for damage and you should be good to go if it starts to get scuffed.

Post # 6
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1261 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

It probably just takes some getting used to 🙂 You’ve only had it for 2 weeks.

Congrats! Any pics of it??

Post # 7
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1599 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@emviamama:  oh god I ding mine constantly. That’s what repolishing is for!

Post # 8
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6407 posts
Bee Keeper

You just have to adjust to wearing it. Among other things, I whacked mine into the same door frame, twice. Hard enough to scrape the skin on my hand (of course, my ring was just fine. It’s nice that diamonds don’t scratch!). Anyway, I have no idea why that happened, I don’t normally whack my hand into the door frame and everything else.

But that was the first few months… I don’t whack my hand into stuff anymore. I think my brain has gotten used to the idea that the spatial boundaries of my hand are now slightly different than they used to be. I know, it hardly seems like any difference, right? Surely I was leaving enough room for –a ring on my finger– to fit through doorways as I went through? But maybe we spend the days just barely grazing by stuff, I don’t know!

Post # 11
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823 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

I’ve had my ring a little over a month and I still find myself bumping it around.  I’ve already had to replace the diamond because I chipped it when I tripped Embarassed

OP- One of my good friends has the same ring as you!  Hers is platinum and she said it also took her around 3 or 4 weeks to get used to it, especially because she never wore any rings before.

Post # 12
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2299 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I’ve been engaged since December and I still knock my ring from time to time! I guess I have yet to develop that magic buffer that everyone is talking about… or I’m just extra clumsy! Either way, no damage to my ring, so all is well 🙂

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