(Closed) I don't dislike my ring, but I don't love it.

posted 9 years ago in Rings
Post # 47
1002 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

My jaw sorta dropped at the first photo, and without reading I thought that was the ring you were complaining about lol. SO LOVELY! The second one is lovely, too, but the styles are so different, and I def get why you’re disappointed. Get a kick-ass sapphire wedding band to go with it!

Post # 48
491 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

joyfulgirl9682I think you are being very considerate. I do think some of the suggestions like melting the ring are wayy too harsh and confrontational in this situation where your Fiance didn’t even want the stone reset. 

I think it would be a good idea to discuss wearing this as a RHR and your sapphire/diamond wedding band on your left hand ring finger. Or telling Fiance that you love being included in the family with this special gesture but the ring itself isn’t exactly your style and maybe Fiance could wear it on her hand since she loves it and you both could find a ring you like for you.

But if your Future Mother-In-Law would be really sad/offended if you didn’t wear it on your left hand, I can understand not wanting to hurt their feelings. Maybe a diamond and sapphire enhancer (on top and bottom) would work as a band. 


http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/412f7hwThVL.jpg (with alternating diamonds and saphires)


http://sydneyharbourbride.blogspot.com/2011_01_01_archive.html (with alternating diamonds and saphires)


http://diamondringguard.org/wp-content/themes/thesis_18/custom/rotator/diamond-ring-guard-d.jpg (in white gold, with alternating diamonds and saphires)

Post # 49
4394 posts
Honey bee

Yeah I would def not melt the ring down and have it remade. If this ring is so special they don’t even want it reset, that won’t fly. I think the best solution is to pick an awesome stand alone wedding band and wear this ring on your right hand OR save it for a future child OR have it be your FI’s ring since she loves it. 

Post # 51
251 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Am I the only one who thinks it’s weird to give your Fiance your mother’s ring?  I can see a family heirloom, like, that of your grandmother or great grandmother who have passed away, maybe, but your mother?

That is just… eww.   I don’t blame you for wanting your own ring.

Post # 53
1955 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

i agree with PP’s- get an AMAZING standalone wedding band with the sapphires, or have the diamond from her ring reset.

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