(Closed) If you HAD to change engagement ring styles, what would you choose?

posted 7 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
2759 posts
Sugar bee

I’m actually currently looking for a new e-ring since the one I have is too loose and I want something I can buy with a matching wedding band (my taste/idea of what I want in a ring has changed since we bought the original e-ring).

Current ring:

What I want:

Post # 4
1319 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

I currently have a 3 stone ring, which is what I’ve always wanted. The center is diamond, and the sides are sapphires. If I were to switch, it would be to an all-diamond solitaire halo. Possibly split shank, with diamonds down the band. Haha, specific, I know, but they’re the only rings I see that make me feel a little ring-envy. 🙂

Post # 5
1614 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

What I have:




What I want:


What I’m getting:



2nd runner up: (but I think I wouldn’t like it to go all the way around and under my finger, just the diamonds on top and on the sides)

Post # 6
8738 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

I absolutely love my ring, but if I was forced to change, I’d go with a canary diamond.

Current ring:


Post # 8
138 posts
Blushing bee

What i have




(Image credit)


And this is what i would get instead, but with a smaller center stone (1.25-1.5)


Post # 9
2559 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I currently have a 1 ct solitaire, which is exactly what I wanted 🙂


If I changed it, I’d get a pear with a teensy tiny halo and a split shank (actually, I totally plan to have this in a gemstone one day as an anniversary ring :))

Post # 10
133 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

@sweetpea87: This is exactly the same for me. I currently have a 3 stone (and always wanted one!), but the halos with blingy split shanks make me sooo jealous!

Part of it may be size differences too. My ring is total .5 karats (.25k center and .12/.13 sides), and I’d love some more bling. (That’s what eternity bands are for, right??)

Of course, I’d never switch it for anything.  One of the side stones belong to FI’s great grandmother, and that aspect alone makes me adore it, let alone that he took the time to design it, etc.

Post # 11
1359 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I too love my engagement ring:

Bbut if I had to change (aka what i’ll be getting as a RHR one of these days) it would be one of these two rings:

Pink sapphire and pink moissanite in a halo three stone setting:



Cushion amora gem in a milgrain pave setting like this:



Post # 12
688 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I would not want to change mine, but if I had to, I would actually keep the diamond and go for a plain white gold band, not too thick or too thin, and then get a super diamondy shared setting wedding band!

Post # 13
7311 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

Current (that I wouldn’t change because I lurve it!)


If I made a change

Post # 14
2759 posts
Sugar bee

@kateb0293: Just wish we could afford it 🙁 It’s currently half off at $2300 right now which is still lightyears out of our price range. *sigh* My hope is that it’ll continue to be popular/stocked for a while so the next time a sale comes around we can afford it. I’d probably get a very simple eternity band to go with it (or possibly just plain).

Post # 15
330 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@moonadea: I love the Pink sapphire and pink moissanite in a halo three stone setting I will keep it in mind for whenever get a RHR it’s beautiful

Post # 16
3482 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

If I absolutely had to get a different type of ring, I would probably go for a very uniquely cut stone in a simple split shank setting.

Stone ideas:


ETA: Oh, and my current ring is in my profile pic.

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