(Closed) Do any of you prefer the look of your engagement ring SOLO?

posted 6 years ago in Rings
Post # 16
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9519 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

I initially didn’t want a wedding band because I just love my e-ring on its own and don’t think I’d like wearing more than 1 ring on my finger. But after seeing so many beautiful wedding bands on here, I’m starting to change my mind….

I think I’m going to get a cheapo version that looks close to the one I’m thinking about and wear it around at home for a bit to decide if I like it or if I just like the IDEA of it.

Post # 17
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Bumble bee

I say, wear what you like. 

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missfroggy:  Nothing can say “taken” more than that beautiful ering you have! I say rock it alone if you want! 

Post # 18
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

I’ve been thinking about this exact thing for a couple of weeks now. Even worn my engagement ring on my right hand as a RHR. I think it just looks so lovely and classic and when it’s with my eternity wedding band, I feel that it’s overall look is somehow subdued. 

I also love the look of my wedding ring just by itself too. I might try this for a whole week and see if it sticks. 

Post # 19
Hostess
8572 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

Some rings look amazing all by themselves, but my engagement ring actually has 2 bands, while my wedding band sits in the middle [pro pics coming soon!], so I felt like I NEEDED the band!

Post # 20
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

I prefer the look of mine with the wedding band. They look like they’re a matching set, but aren’t.

I don’t love my wedding band alone! When shopping I never really considered the possibility of wearing it on its own, it looks nice but its a plain platinum band and doesn’t wow on its own quite like my engagement ring does.

 

Post # 21
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Newbee

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blondemotives: I LOVE your ring that’s in the first picture! Yep, I’m in love with a ring now lol! 

Post # 22
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2278 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I feel the opposite.  My ring doesn’t feel complete without the bands

 

Post # 23
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 1997

I don’t feel like rings say, “Married” unless there is a band with the engagement ring, although a band alone says it, too. I prefer having an engagement ring and wedding band that look great together, with the wedding band looking great by itself, too. However, the beautiful thing about rings is that you can wear yours however you wish. Other people only have to like what is on their own hands.

Post # 24
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576 posts
Busy bee

I occasionally find myself loving the e-ring more by itself.

Post # 25
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1378 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2015 - Chapel on Base

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blushbliss:  I always thought your ring with the bands was one piece.  🙂  I like it both ways.  

Post # 26
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

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missfroggy:  maybe it wasn’t you that I’m thinking of. I don’t know why I thought that lol. Did your grandmother give you a ring that maybe you posted in another thread? 

Post # 28
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Helper bee

i prefer a lot of rings without wedding bands 🙂

Post # 29
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

I’m the same! In fact, I’m struggling so much with this now because I’m shopping for a wedding band and can’t find anyhting I like! My ring is very delicate, with a .5c solitaire and mivro pave setting. The thing I like the most about my ring is how delicate it looks, but as soon as I add a wedding band to it, even a very thin one, it looses that quality to me. I also find the diamond gets lots and looks even smaller. I have to make a decision soon on whehter I want a wedding band or not…we’ve considered wearing our wedding bands on our right hand which may be an option!

Post # 30
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I did…until just a week or so ago. I switched to liking my ering better with my wedding band. It took since May 17th, so about 6 months.

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