Post # 1
I’ve never even heard of spacer rings until I came to this site! You all seem like a very knowledgeable bunch and I’m hoping for some insight into whether you think I need a spacer for my rings.
Both rings are set in platinum. The diamond in my e-ring sits in a basket that’s slightly higher than the wedding band, and there’s diamonds going around half of the shank – these small diamonds usually don’t touch the wedding ring. The wedding band is a full eternity band comprised of rubies and diamonds with milgrain edging. As you can see from the pics below, there’s quite a wide gap overall, but the wedding band does connect with the basket of the e-ring as well as the plain shank on the back half of the e-ring (latter not pictured).
When I asked the sales rep at the store (where I got both rings from) he said I don’t need to worry about the rings damaging each other since both metals are the same. I’m still a little nervous about the possibility of my wedding band “eating” away at the e-ring though (in particular the basket), what do you guys think?
Post # 2
- Wedding: January 2020 - Round Rock, TX
I would probably get a spacer just to be safe since the rings meet up on the top like that. you can always take it off if you don’t feel like wearing it!
Post # 3
The reality is that any two rings rubbing against each other will cause some wear. If you add a spacer, you are adding 2 additional points of contact. If you like the look, keep your rings stacked as they are… and if you want an excuse to add a band, go for it!
Post # 4
Get one to be safe! Better safe than sorry right!?
Post # 5
- Wedding: August 2019 - A historic Art Deco and French Renaissance Theatre
I personally don’t think it’s necessary but that’s just my opinion.
Post # 6
The nice thing about platinum is it doesn’t wear away like gold does; it retains its weight much longer than gold. However platinum metal does move around and lose its luster; it scratches and takes on a more matte and antique finish, which is desirable to most people who prefer platinum. A spacer between your rings would be more for aesthetic reasons because the two rings won’t damage one another. Personally, I love the look of a ring gap. Your rings complement each other nicely.
Post # 8
Thank you all! I think I’ll leave it as is for now.
Post # 9
I wouldn’t bother. No one is going to see that spot if/when it does.