(Closed) My ring is too big for a wedding band…and I really want a wedding band.

posted 9 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

It’s gorgeous! Maybe you can get a wedding band and wear the e-ring on your right hand after you get married?

Post # 4
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I think it’s too pretty not to wear! And I think you could go see a jeweler and see what they could whip up for you. Maybe a thin line of metal going up to the cage setting.

I don’t think you NEED the wedding band though. It’s gorgeous as is, and personally, i could never not wear my engagement ring! It means just as much as my wedding rings =]

Post # 5
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2009

Beautiful ring!  You can probably get a thin band custom made to hug your ring (contured to accomodate the wide portion) or you could move your engagement ring to the other hand and just wear a band on your right hand.  (I believe that is a European custom)  I wear the band that matches Mr. DG’s on my right hand. 

I’m sure there are lots of creative ways to get around this and still have the band that you dream of! 

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2010 - Carlouel Yacht Club

I like the idea of getting a pretty wedding band, and then perhaps wearing your e-ring on your right hand…if you want to have the best of both worlds!

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

Could you just get a super-thin white gold band made to fit contour under the edge of your ring? Like in a 2mm or less?

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2018

Your ring is stunning… a custom band could be made, See a specialty jewler and explain your concerns… or as others suggest, a right hand e-ring leaves the options for a wedding band wide open!

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2008

Great ring! I would totally wear a wedding band with it! I love the wide, stacked ring look – I’m sure you can find something that would look great with it πŸ™‚  Don’t give up yet!

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

No advice but that is a beautiful ring!

Post # 11
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Newbee
  • Wedding: December 1969

I think you could easily go to a custom jeweler and get them to fit a very skinny wedding band with small diamonds all around to your e-ring. You may not be able to wear it by itself but at least you would be able to still have a wedding band and wear your ering at the same time! Good luck your engagement ring is beautiful!

Post # 12
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2010

i agree with pp to get a custom band

Post # 13
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Sugar bee

What a gorgeous ring!  I’d also look into getting a custom band made.  You can show the jeweler your e-ring and see if they can suggest something that would work well.  If that doesn’t work, you can always swtich your e-ring to your right hand, as others have suggested.

Post # 14
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

So pretty! I think it will look great with or without a wedding band πŸ™‚

Post # 15
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

I really love your ring πŸ™‚

I would get a custom band made, a very thin one in white gold πŸ™‚

 

Post # 16
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010 - The Chesapeake Bay Beach Club

Oh I love your ring! Mine has a sapphire center stone as well, so I especially love it for that πŸ™‚ I never would have thought of moving it to the right hand as others have suggested, but I actually like that idea, if you don’t mind wearing rings on both hands!  Or I’m sure you can get a custom band that’s thin and contoured.  Maybe get two very thin bands, one for either side?  That might make it much too wide actually, but would keep it balanced!

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