HELP bees!! Wedding bands opinion needed!

posted 2 years ago in Rings
Post # 2
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2020 - New York, New York

I love your set! The bands complement the stone perfectly, it’s gorgeous! I think your Fiance will love wearing platinum; it’s convenient not having to take it to the jeweler to get dipped every 6-12 months. If you haven’t done this already, I would check with the jeweler about the alloy mixed with the platinum in his ring, because that drastically affects how it wears over time. 10% iridium, or even better 5% ruthenium, are both good options for everyday wear (5% ruthenium is what Tiffany rings are made with). 5% iridium is way too soft to wear as a ring and will show nicks and scratches quickly. 

Your FI’s ring seems a bit thick to me. However, your Fiance seems like to “statement” pieces because his watch face is on the larger side. If he prefers chunky/statement jewelry and it’s comfortable, I think it’s perfect! 

Post # 3
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740 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2018

I love them! I love the weight of platinum, and it’s so much easier to care for. Your band looks made for your ring, and really completes the look. Love them. 

Post # 4
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128 posts
Blushing bee

both look perfect !!!

Post # 5
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1923 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2017 - Pearson Convention Centre

Both look perfect

Post # 10
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Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2018

Your set looks beautiful together!

Post # 12
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2018

Your set looks so gorgeous on you! We’re newly engaged (less than a month), so still on hunting for the perfect wedding bands. I really love my platinum engagement ring (halo + plain shank) because I can’t stand having too many stones personally – I wash my hands A LOT! I want my fiance to have a platinum band too because he’s one of the most practical guys I know – He says he wants a tungsten band… I think your fiance will enjoy wearing his platinum band, I don’t think the wedding bands (metal) should be matched anyway. I think it’s the best if you both pick whichever you like the most!

Post # 13
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Helper bee

Oh wow your set is divine!! Good choice for both of you 😊

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