Should I get my e ring band shaven /thinned down ?

posted 4 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
9000 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

I think it looks lovely as is.

Post # 4
79 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I wouldn’t! It is so pretty!!

Post # 5
805 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

I really like the proportion of stone size to band thickness, and you have long fingers so you pull it off nicely. is there any particular reason you wish your band was thinner? were you wanting a thick wedding band?

I’m currently wearing TWO 3mm rings stacked, and it’s quite comfortable! before getting engaged I’d never worn rings before so I thought I wanted something really thin, like 2mm or under. but after getting used to 3mm rings I find I really like substantial rings! give it some time first, see if you get used to it? you can ALWAYS shave it down, but if you regret afterwards it’s much harder to go back.

Post # 6
878 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013 - A Beautiful converted Barn

@MarthaMason:  i personally wouldnt bother – if you were thinking of shaving it down to 2mm then maybe, but 0.2mm is hardly anything!! i think the ring looks great as is.

Post # 7
2052 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

@MarthaMason:  I think you should if you want to.  Pitch it at you FI in the way that once you get a wedding band you don’t want to have a super thick stack of two rings maybe?

Post # 8
5504 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

I love it the way it is now!!!

Post # 9
3028 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014 - Prague

At first I agreed, but looking again, I think it’s a very flattering ratio on your lovely long fingers!

Post # 10
799 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014


@MarthaMason:  I had my massive chunky prongs shaved down twice. It was really bothering me (they overpowered the diamond) and it was NOT like the sample in the store. I’m so happy with it…. It doesn’t bother me anymore and it’s still the proposal ring!!





Post # 11
163 posts
Blushing bee

Dont do it, it’s grogeous!

Post # 12
579 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

@MarthaMason:  I think your ring is beautiful, but I can see how it might be too wide depending on the type of wedding band you want. Before you do anything, I would try on some wedding bands to get an idea of what you want and how it will look together.

Also, I wonder if you shop around to different jewelers, you might be able to get it done for cheaper or even for free because they keep the extra gold that’s removed.

Post # 13
2764 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Noooo…I like it the way it is. Everyone has thin bands, so it makes it unique. But if you really dont like it, then just go down to a 3mm, but nothing thinner.

Post # 14
407 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

Don’t shave it down, it’s beautiful! I always wanted a dainty band until my FI got my a thick band (I think about 2.7mm) and now I LOVE thick ones, I feel they’re just sturdy.

Post # 15
1 posts

cantonbride:  hi! I have the same ring and same concern! Would you be able to show how shaving down affected the side profile of the ring? It looks great from the top. Did a jeweler do it or did it have to go back to Tacori? Thanks!!!

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