(Closed) Please one would be better RING??

posted 5 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Which would you choose if price wasn't an issue.
    Ben Bridge : (12 votes)
    34 %
    Robbin Bros : (23 votes)
    66 %
  • Post # 3
    1657 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    The second one. No matter how tiny the diamonds, I would never choose an I1-I2 clarity, ever. Sometimes the inclusions include minor chips and such and for something you’ll be wearing forever, it may make the diamonds chip more or break over time. The SI2 and I colour diamonds seem better for the price.

    Post # 6
    1657 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    @heavenslight:  SI2 means (by GIA standards at least) that inclusions (chips, clouds, marks, etc.) are not visible or evident unless it’s under 10x magnification. I1-I2 means that you can easily see inclusions with the naked eye. Since these diamonds are small, you may not be able to see them at all, but the integrity of the diamond would be slightly compromised if there are chips in the diamond (found with some I1-I2 stones)

    Post # 10
    83 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    Cut and Clarity are important! Go for the ring w/ the best cut and clarity!

    Post # 11
    28 posts
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Go for the one you like better. Due to the size of the diamonds you most likely wont be able to see any imperfections, anyway. For what its worth I like the look of the second one.

    Post # 12
    1431 posts
    Bumble bee

    It isn’t that you will see imperfections with rings that tiny but It could effect the sparkle. I got my Engagement Ring and wedding band from Robbins Brothers. They had a diamond wedding band by the same designer as my ering for $1099. Then Robbins Brothers had their own brand that looked identical for less than 500. But you could def notice was less sparkle in that band, especially next to a sparkly e-ring. 


    But now I hardly ever wear my wedding band.. so maybe not such a wise choice.

    Post # 13
    676 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    Definitely take clarity into consideration on small diamonds.an imperfection that’s visible too the naked eye means it probably takes up most of the stone and will make it lifeless and blend into the metal. I know from experience

    Post # 15
    2190 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    @heavenslight:  Hey there! I remember talking to you awhile back. I got my Ring Bearer ring! (I can’t remember if I talked to you before or after I got my band.) I don’t have any issues with it being “less sparkly” than my Engagement Ring (which is a designer E-ring).


    Here’s some pics of that Ring Bearer ring on my hand…


    ETA: I Just noticed I posted to you just a day ago… oops. I’ll leave my pics here for future refernce though. 🙂

    Post # 16
    3429 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @heavenslight:  Something about the Ben Bridge one is off. the alignment of the stones look janky. the Robbin Bros is much better

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