(Closed) Has anyone gone the plain wedding band/no e-ring route?

posted 5 years ago in Rings
Post # 16
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

I’m wearing a basic 18K gold band for during pregnancy. I miss wearing my sparkly, but it’s for the best because my fingers got all swollen! 

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Post # 17
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554 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2016

My sister only has a plain wedding band, she just hates wearing any jewellery and always has. 

Post # 19
Hostess
6497 posts
Bee Keeper

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rusty15:  Thanks! My DH picked out that band. He has great taste!  Unfortunately, I can’t wear it alone at the moment. About 12 years ago (when I got pregnant), I gained so much weight. And my band didn’t fit any more. Over the last year, I’ve been working hard on trying to be healthier. I’ve lost quite a bit of weight, so now my band is actually too loose! (Can’t win — ha, ha.) I think I may go and have a sizing hump put into it.

Post # 20
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378 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2017

My first wedding band was a plain (10k I think) yellow gold band.  No detail, nothing special.  For this marriage I had been eyeing diamond eternity or half-eternity bands because they are so beautiful.  After trying some on, they just don’t feel right.  They’re still beautiful, no doubt, but I think I want a simple band again.  My e-ring catches on clothes, gets banged around, I don’t sleep in it, don’t feel right cooking/cleaning in it.  I want something I can leave on all the time.  I think I’ll try to find a plain-ish band, maybe with a little design or detail like yours OP.  Yours is really nice looking.

Post # 21
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1956 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

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longtimemrs:  Thank you for your kind words! I sometimes feel like I post pictures of my set all over the this site.

OP, my mother also does not wear (or have) an engagement ring. She wears 2 yellow gold bands; one is a 2mm milgrain edge band (which inspired my white gold wedding band) and the other is a 3mm dome band. It looks understated but clearly indicates “married”. 

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