(Closed) Engagement/Wedding Ring Combo

posted 4 years ago in Rings
  • poll:
    Change to plain ER setting and get two WB's, one on either side : (6 votes)
    23 %
    Change to plain ER setting and get one larger diamond WB : (11 votes)
    42 %
    Keep the setting the way it is and take the risk of chips occuring : (9 votes)
    35 %
  • Post # 3
    6137 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Can you just get a thin plain band to wear between your ering and matching wedding band?

    Post # 4
    3101 posts
    Sugar bee

    @bkm0826:  Are you set on the matching band?  What about a plain band like I have?  Blingy e-ring + plain w-band…

    Post # 5
    1566 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    @IzzyBear:  I think that is what she was referring to as a “guard ring”.. She said that’s not her first choice

    Post # 6
    3969 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    @bkm0826:  Get a spacer!

    ETA: You can get a 1mm one on etsy for not a lot of money and it’s really hard to see. You can google June Designs on pricescope to see some examples.

    Post # 7
    1566 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    My stacked set.. not quite like yours but similar

    Post # 9
    7914 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I’d have them soldered and buy a single band to wear to work!

    Post # 11
    4341 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: February 1997

    A very small spacer ring would be virtually invisible between the ER an WB. I don’t know what your jeweler showed you, but a 1 mm band is usually enough to keep the diamonds from touching and is almost imperceptible while wearing it.

    Post # 12
    3379 posts
    Sugar bee

    @bkm0826:  I would’ve suggested the thin band inbetween, but since FI doesn’t like that… And I would probably not “risk it” as I think you will be so hurt when one of them chips. Since you want to match I would suggest picking out a whole new setting with a matching band.

    Post # 14
    2744 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    It’s too bad the way the matching set was made causes dammage to the rings. Although truthfully, any two rings that rub everyday over a long time will end up dammaging each other. It’s simple solid against solid use. 

    My suggestion since you love the matching set but cannot wear the e-ring at work is to consider this: solder the matching set together and find another awesome wedding band to wear alone. It’s exactly what I did and I love it! Love that my two rings are soldered so they don’t shift, make noise or dammage each other. I wouldn’t have it any other way 🙂 This gave me the chance to purchase two rose gold bands that I stack together when I want something low profile. It satisfies my love for platinum AND rose gold, hehe. 

    Here are my rings:

    Post # 15
    35 posts
    • Wedding: June 2013

    OP, your ring looks a lot like mine.. where did you get it If you dot mind me asking? Is it ritani?bdo you have more pics of the side?

    Post # 16
    2072 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    I’d get a 1mm spacer ring – you’ll barely see it!

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