(Closed) Grandma’s jewels, wear or not wear??

posted 8 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: Grandma's silver or Gold?
    Go with Grandma's for the reception with the hair flower. : (19 votes)
    56 %
    Wear her jewels for the rehearsal dinner. : (4 votes)
    12 %
    Don't wear them at all. : (0 votes)
    Only wear Grandma's earrings (wear gold for Rehearsal dinner) : (11 votes)
    32 %
    Other, explain below : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    690 posts
    Busy bee

    I’d probably wear them, unless it is really going to bug you that they don’t match how you planned.  If you decide not to wear them, could you wear them to the rehearsal dinner?

    Post # 4
    6572 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2010

    i would wear them- nobody will notice the different colors. i wore my grandma’s gold bracelet and all of my other jewelry was silver. it really meant a lot to her- and me- that i wore it!

    Post # 7
    459 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    If you’re dead set on wearing the earrings you already planned on wearing, maybe wear the earrings your grandmother gave you  for the reception and the ones you already bought for the ceremony, or vice versa.

    I was in the same situation, and that’s what I’ll be doing. I was set on wearing silver but she has this amazing pearl necklace, so I’ll be wearing that for the ceremony and the necklace that my fiance gave me for the reception.

    Post # 8
    14 posts
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I think the rehearsal dinner would be a perfect opportunity to wear them.  That way you don’t have to worry about remembering to change them before the reception.  

    Post # 9
    48 posts
    • Wedding: September 2011

    They look like they’re clip ons? Maybe try them as shoe clips, or attach them to your bouquet?

    Post # 10
    219 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    @Amberdawn: The earrings on the left are your grandmother’s, correct? I think they are a completely different style than the bracelet and the one’s on the right match, that’s the big difference that I see, I actually can’t tell the color  difference in the pictures.  I would be more concerned with the fact that they are clashing styles. I’d wear grandma’s earrings for something wedding related but not the wedding, or you could take off the bracelet and earrings that match when you pull your hair up and then change earrings?

    Post # 11
    249 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I think your grandmother’s earrings would be gorgeous with your hair flower during the reception. That way you get to wear both!

    Post # 12
    5761 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Hard to tell what kind of stones are in your earrings,but I’d pick hers,since they’re diamonds!

    Post # 13
    1250 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I think you should go with what you feel comfortable with. If it were me, I’d totally wear my grandmother’s jewels – I’m really sentimental like that and wish I had something from my grandparents that I could wear for my wedding.

    Post # 14
    2 posts
    • Wedding: November 2010

    I’d go with your earrings for the ceremony, and hers for the reception, with your hair up, those guys will really be sparkling and no one will see the metal color difference.

    Post # 15
    453 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    It HAS to be what you want, and not what anyone else wants! Personally, I would wear your grandmother’s jewels, but that is me, not you!

    Post # 16
    195 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I have also already picked out my wedding day accessories. I even told Fiance what kind of earrings I wanted as a wedding gift to wear! hah – sorry, I have a vision. – So I feel your dilema.

    Do what you want. 🙂 – If you want to wear your earrings, wear them, just find another place to use grandma’s. Perhaps you can incorporate them onto the ribbon wrap on your flowers?? Those are sure to be photographed more closely than your ear lobes anyway!

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