(Closed) SI1 vs VS1 for wedding band

posted 6 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Is it worth getting a VS1 half eternity wedding band vs. a SI1?
    Yes : (11 votes)
    16 %
    No : (56 votes)
    84 %
  • Post # 3
    2425 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    No, with small stones I think you aren’t likely to notice much of a difference to be honest.

    Post # 4
    348 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2008

    Depends on the color…I have diomonds in H, SI and colorless VS and there is a difference, even in smaller diamonds. However I’m not saying that one is better, I like the warmer glow in the yellow gold and the ‘cleaner sparkle’ in the white gold.

    Post # 5
    3000 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    How big are the stones in the wedding band? I have all SI1 diamonds in my wedding band and don’t think I would EVER be able to tell if they were any better clarity since they are so tiny.

    Post # 6
    509 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2002

    Honestly, I wear a pink sapphire and diamond wedding band and the clarity is lower than Si2.  I was hesitant at first but next to my e-ring (Si2), it looks great (to me). I only notice a difference if the color is really different than than your e-ring.  I think it depends on the ring.

    Post # 8
    2778 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @SimpleGifts:  In that case no its not worth it.  I’d save the money and get yourself another nice diamond piece like studs or a tennis bracelet. 🙂

    Post # 9
    2903 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    It really is not worth it! I would just make sure the color is close. Besides, I would not want it to out shine my e-ring.

    Post # 11
    3452 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I don’t think it’s worth the price difference.

    Post # 13
    483 posts
    Helper bee

    @JessMorgan777:  <– what she said just make sure the stones match in color and there isn’t a random dark one because no one else will notice but you will I have 1 dark stone in my half eternity band that I plan on ” loosing ” so I can get the stone replaced with the diamond protection plan because it bugs me

    Post # 14
    1505 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    What is the color/quality of the diamonds in your engagement ring?  I would say that it depends on that because you want them to mostly match each other and not look too different.

    Post # 16
    1264 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    If the stones are small, you shouldn’t be able to tell much of a difference. Clarity makes a big difference with large stones, but usually not smaller ones

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