(Closed) for fun: waiting bees, what kind of an e-ring you would NOT like?

posted 9 years ago in Waiting
Post # 18
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2018

Anything with no real center stone and a billion tiny stones arranged in multiple halos and sidestones to make the ring look huge.

I’ve seen one and… no thank you. I love my solitaire. 

Post # 20
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

A composite ring. I *might* have had a few scary dreams about this back when I was waiting.

Post # 21
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Newbee

I’m going to jump in too! I’m not a fan of princess cuts or marquise they are just not my style

Post # 22
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

I wouldn’t want a ring in yellow gold or with a really thick band. Just not my style.

Post # 23
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Buzzing bee

My ring will be custom made because I was so paranoid about getting a ring I wouldn’t be crazy about. Here she is: A ring I would hate to get would be a huge center stone with wide bands and lots of other stones. Eeek.

Post # 24
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Busy Beekeeper

Illusion setting, channel set, anything with 10,000 diamonds or a lot of metal. I love a clean looking halo and bezels, and I’m even warming up to solitaires. Low maintenance and not too busy.

Post # 25
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

It’s funny how everyone has such different taste! When we were talking about rings, I gave him a lot of “DO NOT WANT”s. Looking back, I was pretty new to the whole ring thing and I like a lot of the things that I thought were hideous back then. 

I said no bulky rings, which included everything from thick bands to halos and cushion cuts (the latter two I love now!)

No bezel set rings, which I also love now

No solitaires (still not a fan of those)

No round diamonds (what do you know, my e-ring has only round diamonds and I think they’re perfect!)

But as of right now, I think the only thing I wouldn’t like is a ring with a big chunky band that takes up my whole finger. The band on my ring is very slender and I definitely like it that way!

Post # 26
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Worker bee

No marquise, no princess, no losing the center stone in a million tiny diamonds all over the place, and no overpowering thick band (like below)

@mrssoontobeh:  Pretty much this.

Post # 27
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2016

i am not a fan of square rings- so no princess, emerald, radiant, or any of the other square cuts I’m forgetting right now. 

I also am not a fan of the three stone rings. 

And at this point, I’m not a huge fan of clear diamonds (I just wrote a thread about this last night lol), and I really want a champagne diamond ring. 

Post # 28
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I would never want anything in rose or yellow gold. Also, I would never want a pink stone, or anything in a pear, emerald, oval or marquise cut. Just not my style at all.

Post # 29
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I hate anything with a thick band, heart shapped, or assymetrical. I hope I didn’t offend anyone! Another foe of mine ius the cluster ring. 

Post # 30
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I wouldn’t want something too flashy or chunky because I have small fingers. I’ve seen them look terrific on other, just not me. I’m a fairly plain person. Some engraving would be nice though. 

Post # 31
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

My “no”s & reasons were:

slender band- breaks/bends too easily

white gold- didn’t want the rhodium

prongs- didn’t want anything snagging or breaking. I’ve seen too many girls damage their prong settings.

pave- didn’t want to have to babysit anything delicate.

mall store- not that there is anything wrong with the big box stores, necessarily, but we preferred the custom made route- no overhead to pay was a plus.

 

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