(Closed) How to choose between 2 beautiful rings? Split shank or no split shank…

posted 7 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Split or no split - which one do you love?
    Split Shank : (65 votes)
    50 %
    Single Shank : (64 votes)
    50 %
  • Post # 3
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    I love the single shank! 

    Post # 4
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    BOTH are seriously gorgeous, but I picked Single shank since you asked what would “stand the test of time”.

    Post # 5
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    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I prefer the single shank although both are lovely.

    Post # 6
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I love split shanks (my runner up ring was one!), but I think since you’re getting a halo, the split shank might be a little busy.

    So I’d go with the single πŸ™‚

    Post # 7
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Single

    Post # 8
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I prefer the split shank obviously because I HAVE ONE! I love it and constantly get told how unique it is. I love halos, but mainly see single shank bands so I love that I have something that is a bit different.

    It will stand the test of time for sure, but will also stand out!

    Post # 10
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I think the only way you will really know is if you try one one. Have you tried either kind on? I personally loved the split shank but my hands are not delicate and it looked terrible on me.

    Post # 11
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    @claireos: Don’t mind at all! The center diamond is 1.21 carats, cushion cut (but shaped more rectangular than square, so it faces up bigger). We looked at many different size cushion diamonds and 1.5 wasn’t too much bigger than 1.2 (because of the weight distribution) so it should give you a pretty good picture of what you might get. My ring size is 6 and all the diamonds besides my center equal 0.71 carats, so the ring is 1.92 total carat weight.

     

    Post # 12
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    Buzzing bee

    I prefer the split shank. I think the single shank looks very overwhelmed because of the size of the halo. 

    Post # 13
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    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    i love the single. plus it makes it so much easier to match bands and the band will sit more flush against the ering

    Post # 16
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    single is easier to fit a band with, so that is what I would choose

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