(Closed) Calling all bees who went ring shopping! How different was ur pick fr ur inspo?

posted 5 years ago in Rings
Post # 31
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327 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2017

I was in love with ovals for the longest time and really thought I wanted one. After trying on different shapes and I saw how much my Fiance loved three stone rings, I realized they really looked better on my finger. It couldn’t be more perfect. 

Post # 32
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73 posts
Worker bee

My Pinterest obsession and my real life ring!

 

Post # 33
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495 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2016 - Athol Hall, Mosman

We took a while looking and at first I was hooked on 3 stone rings but after a while, I was looking and fell in love with this from Whiteflash:

This ring was inspired by one of Tiffany’s older style bead set designs. I don’t even think they made those anymore.

Anyhoo, the only thing the hubby didn’t like about it was that the e-ring and wedding band wouldn’t sit flush because the setting under the prongs was circular and would’ve pushed them apart. What we ended up doing was remove the circular bit and then have the diamond sit lower in the e-ring band.

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My jeweler also made a change where instead of using 2 beads to set the diamonds on the shoulders, they used 4 for more stability.

It wasn’t what I had in mind originally but I fell in love with it anyway.

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Post # 34
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659 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2016

A terribly done collage, but oh well. 
Top left is the ring I wanted originally. I work with kids and I thought bezels were the way to go… but then I just didn’t like it on my hand. 
Top right was my #1 pick for 3 months. We had priced it out, and I was all but sold on it. I love the trellis and the 6 prongs. 
The bottom left is the stock pic of the ring I got after falling head-over-heels in love with this setting after seeing it here on weddingbee. 
Bottom right is my actual ring. 

I really thought I wanted a solitaire for literally YEARS.

Post # 35
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2018

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top pic is the round brilliant solitaire I had my heart set on for years, and my Fiance ended up choosing a cushion cut with a pave band which I LOVE. I can’t stop staring at it!! Beautiful rings ladies 🙂

Post # 36
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637 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2017

I ended up loving something COMPLETELY different then what I loved online. I originally only wanted white gold and an emerald cut solitare like this…

However, once I started putting them on and looking I ended up falling in love with a yellow gold, round halo diamond ring that I adore…

Post # 37
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90 posts
Worker bee

Inspo…

 

My ring

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