Should I remove the outer halo?

posted 3 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Should I remove the outer halo?



  • Post # 2
    10353 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2014 - Chicago, IL

    It’s a lovely ring. Maybe if you just get the airline filled in with metal you’ll like it more? I’m afraid removing one halo would destroy the ring and you’ll have to start with a new setting from scratch, but I’m not a jeweler.

    Post # 3
    629 posts
    Busy bee

    It’s a gorgeous ring, it’s a real statement piece. If you are self-conscious about the size I think it would look really elegant with one halo. 

    Post # 5
    780 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I think it looks gorgeous as is. I’d leave it alone. You can always decide to change it later so maybe live with it for awhile and see if it still feels too large in a few months?

    Post # 6
    264 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2018

    Personally, I wouldn’t dream of altering such a beautiful ring! But you’re the one who has to look at it. Do what makes you most comfortable. Like PP said, you’ll probably have to go with a new setting. I don’t know that you could remove a halo that easily from your existing setting. How long have you had your ring? If you just got it, I would wait a little while and see how you feel before making a permanent adjustment. If you’ve had it a while and still feel uncomfortable, perhaps you could go to a jeweler and ask what options you may have for altering your setting. 

    Post # 7
    1580 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2017

    OMG your ring is stunning! I’m not normally a fan of ovals, but wow – I love it! If I were you, I wouldn’t touch it. 


    What are the specs on it, if you don’t mind sharing?

    Post # 8
    1945 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    No way it’s beautiful! What futureDrAtkins said is correct, it would ruin the ring and it would have to be remade. 

    Post # 9
    56 posts
    Worker bee

    Beautiful ring! I’d personally leave it as is. 

    Post # 10
    528 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    Don’t touch that gorgeous ring! Haha So obviously I think it’s perfect as is. If it’s really bothering you go ahead and take it to your jeweler and see what your options are. It could just be that you aren’t used to having such a stunning statement piece on your hand. I have the same ring as you except mine is a round not oval. It took me some time to get used to it. In the beginning I wondered if it looked like one of those champion sports rings because it felt big to me. Now after 3 years of marriage it seems much smaller. Shrinkage is real! Maybe live with it for awhile and see if it grows (or shrinks) on you. 

    Post # 11
    6377 posts
    Bee Keeper

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    rrrr :  I think it’s gorgeous honestly and I wouldn’t touch it at all!  But it’s your ring adn you’re the one who will be wearing it and if you don’t like it, don’t keep the halo

    Post # 12
    2849 posts
    Sugar bee

    I think it would be pretty set in just a single halo. But I agree with FutureDrAtkins you’d probably need a new setting.

    Post # 13
    7790 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    I’m not personally a fan of double halos and think it would be the epitome of understated elegance with just one. I’m not the one wearing it, however. How long have you had it? If not for long give it some time. If you find you love it, keep it. If you don’t, change it. It’s something you see every single day and it should make you happy. 

    Post # 14
    17 posts
    • Wedding: January 2021

    I’m not a halo person per se, but I LOVE your ring! It’s stunning as it!

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