HELP! Which wedding band do you prefer?

posted 3 months ago in Rings
  • poll: Which band do you prefer?
    French Pave 1ct wedding band, rose gold from Blue Nile : (33 votes)
    42 %
    Versailles band, rose gold from Brilliant Earth : (45 votes)
    58 %
  • Post # 2
    546 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2019 - City, State

    rred :  I voted for the pave.  To me, the pave is both classic and goes well with your ring.  The Versailles is trendy, so it will look very dated in 10 years.  But if you love the Versailles the most, you can always get a new band  later on!

    Post # 4
    72 posts
    Worker bee

    I normally would choose the pave, but I voted for the Versailles. Though the oval and the Versailles are trendy now, I feel like they kind of have a vintage romantic look that suits the other. They both are gorgeous. The pave would be the safer bet though.

    Post # 5
    120 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2017

    I voted for the Versailles band too, althought both are lovely. I thought the Versailles band made your stone pop more!

    Post # 6
    3085 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2006

    Versailles! The other is too matchy matchy for my taste. Personally, I either want a band to match exactly to the engagement ring or be completely different and provide contrast, but that’s just me. 

    Post # 7
    884 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    rred :  I prefer the French pave, it matches without being too obvious as it is slightly thicker 

    Post # 8
    2080 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2019

    I chose the Versailles, but I am biased as I have marquis set east/west on my ering! I haven’t had any troubles with the prongs yet! 

    Post # 10
    309 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2016

    Hard choice!

    I think both would be a good option but my eye is more drawn to the French Pave

    Post # 12
    853 posts
    Busy bee

    I love the Versailles, but think your concerns are valid! Have you read the reviews on BE site for that particular band? I’m also considering a more unique band as I find when you have the perfect match to an ering’s pave they tend to blend in which I don’t like. You honestly cannot go wrong! Both make such a gorgeous compliment to your lovely ering.

    I’m considering these two from Brilliant Earth to start (not my ering, but the same setting- mine is Rose Gold):

    Post # 13
    183 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2020 - Austin, TX

    I voted for Versailles. Ring insurance is cheap! Get what you love!

    Post # 14
    531 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2019

    I voted for Versailles because I love mismatched rings! 

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