Time to update??? Is a 3 stone outdated? Pics!!!

posted 3 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Should i
    Keep my original setting : (38 votes)
    36 %
    Update but keep the 3 stone theme (with halo) : (24 votes)
    23 %
    Update but keep the 3 stone theme without halo : (10 votes)
    9 %
    Solitaire with diamond bands : (34 votes)
    32 %
  • Post # 2
    3097 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013 - A court...

    The one(s) you have are pretty, but that ritani one is gorgeous!! 

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 6 months ago by  atreyu547.
    Post # 3
    1093 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2015

    I dont think three stones are dated at all!

    Post # 4
    705 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    HappymrsM:  I think three-stone rings are classic and timeless! That said, I think you should go with the solitaire because it seems like that’s what you really want. I also really like the idea of making the side stones into earrings for your daughter. =)

    Post # 7
    6448 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I’ve never heard of three stones being dated… I know a ton of 20 somethings that have them.

    If you want a change but don’t want to give up you your ring you could get a couple of stacking rings. I do think that first solitaire is gorgeous though. You could have the other two diamonds set in earrings.

    Post # 8
    5188 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 2009 - New York, NY

    I think 3 stone rings are classic, and not outdated at all.

    Post # 9
    497 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    I think you should keep your ring. There will always be trends that come and go, that although beautiful are not your original ring. In 10 years, halos may be a thing of the past, and so may solitaires.

    Post # 10
    6631 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I am sorry but why would you think a 3 stone is outdate?

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

    Get the solitaire you want. Nothing wrong with changing it so long as it’s what you want and your husband doesn’t mind. 

    But I do not believe that anyone’s engagement ring can ever be “outdated”. Engagement rings are not there to change with the “style of the month”, they’re forever. 

    Post # 12
    679 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I don’t think 3 stone rings are outdated at all!  I love the solitaire with the diamonds down the band (biased of course because that’s what I have!).  You can always put a gemstone in the 3 stone setting and wear it as a right hand ring.

    It sounds like you really want the solitaire.  I think after 13 years I would want to change up my setting too – nothing wrong with that!  

    Post # 13
    181 posts
    Blushing bee

    I just got engaged on Monday and specifically wanted a 3-stone because they are so timeless and classic.  Personally I felt like some of the shapes (heart, pear, cusion etc) are fads and they will fade after time but 3-stones never seem to lose their charm.  

    Post # 15
    143 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: Home

    I was actually just looking at three stone bands yesterday cause I’m really enjoying the look (I’m not engaged yet so the I’m still enjoying looking at rings). I don’t think its outdated at all and I enjoy the first picture above. I’m really not a fan of the Halo setting myself but that’s my personal opinion.

    I feel like the real issue here isn’t whether or not your current setting is outdated but that you’ve spent the time thinking about the one that got away. It sounds like you want the solitaire and if that’s what you’ve been dreaming of I say go for it. In the end it isn’t what we prefer. Its what you’ll want to wear and show off in the next 13 years. 🙂

    Also, if you do decide to update- the idea of making your side stones into earrings for your daughter is an awesome idea! So sweet!

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