(Closed) How does your ring hold up to your lifestyle? Settings for active hands

posted 5 years ago in Rings
Post # 16
2732 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Bezels are the safest. It’s like an infinity of prongs surrounding the stone. I wear 2 bezel rings with opened baskets so lots of light comes in. I wear my ering all the time and it’s been great so far.

Post # 17
6237 posts
Bee Keeper

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litebrite249:  certainly. This is the best I can do to show you ering and band together on my finger to show they are fairly solid.

Post # 18
4233 posts
Honey bee

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After years of wear and tear and soap scum, I’ve gravitated away from pave and melee. My five stone rubies/diamonds e-ring has held up well. 16yrs of 80% daily wear (I switch ’em up). Lower profile. 1ctw. 14K WG setting. Shared prongs, 4each. Suburban life.

Mom’s is 14K WG illusion set, with 4 prongs. Side baguettes, bar set. Diamonds. Also low profile. 56yrs. Suburban life.

These two are pictured together as a RHR stack.

Grandma’s is filigree and six prong diamond with bezel set side sapphires. Also low profile. 96yrs. Farm and ranch work. This one is pictured alone.



Post # 19
522 posts
Busy bee

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RayKay:  I looked up ring avulsion… yikes!

Post # 20
471 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2016

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litebrite249:  it could be a hassle…but a lot of ladies here don’t seem to have issues with their pave falling out all the time..I think it totally depends on lifestyle…I am hard on my jewelry + never take it off .

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Post # 21
177 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2016 - Sassafraz in Toronto, Ontario

I have a bezel set, but it is set pretty high. It is very shiny, but then again it is a moissanite.

I take it off at the gym a lot, but mostly because I am scared of degloving. I wear nitrile gloves at work frequently, and I only take it off if I’m changing them frequently. I lost another ring that way once. 

I’m only wearing my band on our tropical honeymoon because I am worried about the ocean and sand. 

Post # 22
58 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

litebrite249:  I wear my ring basically 24×7 and I always forget to take it off before I go out to the horses. I am trying to do b with that though.  Sorry it’s sideways.  I wanted to give you the side view as I think it best shows how the jewler set the stone deep. It’s a little less sparkly like this but at least I’m not a danger to everyone around me!

Post # 23
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

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UK-bee:  I’d love to share! After seeing your band on the side closer to your heart, I’ve switched to wearing mine that way as well  I always felt like it looked funny as mine is slightly curved but yours looks so great I have to do it  

Post # 24
1685 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2016

I have what I probably shouldn’t have, but our jeweler reassured me itd be fine. And so far it has. We LOVE being outdoors, especially fishing. So we are outside roughing it quite a bit. The water is our happy place.

As for my ring, it’s a 2 carat pear shape that sits high on a pave eternity band. I have bumped it here and there but nothing to make me hate my ring. I wear it to the gym too! If I’m putting on a sweater, I do flip it inside so it doesn’t snag. But so far so good!


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