WHY is this band not more popular??!

posted 3 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
4441 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

@Future_Mrs_Dr_I:  My SIL’s ring is like that, her DH had it custom made.  I’d assume more brides don’t have them because like you said they’re not readily available in stores and if you want it custom done it’s probably expensive!

Post # 4
2687 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2015 - Ketchum, ID

@Future_Mrs_Dr_I:  I can’t answer your question about it’s popularity, but I don’t really like it at all. :/

Post # 5
6789 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2014 - A castle!

I believe they are referred to as “euro shanks”… I really like them too! My 18kt gold rings end up getting bent on the bottom like that anyways!

Post # 6
6958 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2015

@Future_Mrs_Dr_I:  well I imagine its not popular for women bc the shape wouldn’t match any ering I’ve seen. 

Post # 7
9859 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

@Future_Mrs_Dr_I:  my friend’s set is like this on the bottom so it doesn’t spin.

Post # 8
852 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

The guy who made my rings gives you an option for a stirrup band on all his rings. They are super comfortbale and they dont spin…..but I still went traditional!



Post # 9
2131 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

My wedding band has a euroshank at the bottom! I love it!

Post # 10
5935 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

Well for one, rings with Euro shanks tend to be more expensive because they require more metal. They are also more expensive to resize.

Second, those in particular are quite ugly in my opinion. I’ve seen rings with Euro shanks on the bottom, but never the top. The ones with just the bottom like that are nice and they’re comfortable.

Post # 12
6977 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

I would imagine it wouldn’t match up with most people’s e-rings. It looks more like a man’s ring to me.

Post # 14
5935 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

@Future_Mrs_Dr_I:  I just know Euro shanks look similar but these rings are different since it’s on the top and the bottom. No idea if these have a specific name.

My jeweler told me it’s more expensive to work with them because it requires more metal. Not sure if that’s true for every jeweler though.

Post # 16
3084 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@mrspinesol:  Me neither. Maybe it’s the “squareness” of it that I’m not a fan of

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