Post # 1
I need a little help. I am in the process of constructing a wishlist of engagement rings on MoissaniteCo.com for my SO. Originally, my list was full of pave bands and halos but I’ve seen a lot of posts lately about stones falling out so I’m starting to rethink my choices.
Is having stones fall out really that common of a problem? Should I get a plain band just to save myself the hassle down the line?
Post # 3
Micro pave usually has more problems as its much smaller. Regular pave usually still have pretty good sized prongs and shouldnt be a problem. I have a shared prong pave band and havent had any problems.
Post # 4
@pinkshoes: I agree with this. This is what I have as well (got engaged Halloween 2010, married September 2011) and I haven’t had any problems. I only take my ring off at bedtime, when showering, when working out or when washing my hands.
Post # 5
I haven’t had any problems with my pave setting!
Post # 6
I have a plain setting and it gets scratched. so I get it redipped every year as an anniversary present to myself and Darling Husband thought it was going to get expensive. I realized and told him that we wouldn’t have this problem if we went with a paved setting instead… I still love my rings and won’t change them, but this is something to consider with plain settings.
Post # 7
I LOVE my pave setting and I haven’t had any issues. It doesn’t get stuck on anything and have had it pass all it’s inspections with no loose stones.
Post # 8
I have a pave (I think micro pave) band on my e-ring and my wedding ring. Not married yet, so not sure how my eternity wedding ring will hold up over time. But we’ve been engaged for alomost 18 months and i haven’t had any problems with the diamonds on my e-ring. I get it checked every 6 months and I don’t wear it when I’m doing anything intensive with my hands like working out, cooking, or cleaning.
Post # 9
I’ve had my pave since August 2010… no problems yet!
Post # 10
Other. I like rings with prong diamonds on the sides. My wedding band is an eternity band with prongs, not pave. love it!
Post # 11
I just like the look of a plain band more… so my ering is a plain band… my RHR has diamonds fall out every other time I wear it and I’ve gotten to the point that I’m actually scared to wear it! 🙁 I vote plain band but it’s all about what you like personally… don’t worry about stones falling out… mine fall out because they are quite small.
Post # 12
I have had no problems with my pave band. All the diamonds seem secure and I surprisingly don’t get things stuck in it either. However, my plain portion of my band is scratched to death so they aren’t perfect either. I say buy what you LOVE!
Post # 13
I just had a stone fall out of my pave band after 4 months of wearing it. But the jeweler fixed it in about 5 minutes and it didn’t cost me a dime, so personally I say pave is worth it. I LOVE the look of it and I knew I’d have to deal with this going in.
As long as my center stone doesn’t fall out – I’m good to go lol!
Post # 14
I have a micro pave band and I love it. I have had it for years and never once had a problem. Another reason I would pick pave over plain is it kind of protects the band from showing little scratches or dings from daily wear and tear. I say pave all the way! Plus who doesn’t want a little extra sparkle! 😉
Post # 15
I have a 3 row pave band that I wore daily that belonged to my mother. Within a year I lost 3 stones (each cost $50 to replace). I havn’t worn it since getting engaged. I was never rough on it I have a desk job and always take my jewelry off at home, etc.
Post # 16
I’ve had a pave split shank for nearly a year with no trouble so far, *knocks on wood*.