(Closed) Tapered baguette vs solitaire: which one would you pick?

posted 5 years ago in Rings
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Helper bee

Though choice but I think the first ring with the baguettes is prettier! ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2016

This is just me but I prefer bigger centers with the side stones ..I really love the classic look of the solitaire on your hand. 

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2017

I prefer the solitaire, but both are beautiful

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

I love the baguettes! Both are stunning though. 

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2015

I actually have both styles. Just be aware that finding a wedding ring for the baguette one will limit your options (@uk-bee had the same problem finding a wedding band).

Although I prefer the look of the baguette one on its own, hands down I like my solitaire with a wedding band more. 

Post # 7
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2018

I love the simplicity of the solitaire as an engagement ring. 

 

Post # 8
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Busy bee

Baguettes – I love side stones ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I have a solitaire that my HD picked and I love, but the tapered baguettes are probably what I would choose for myself, that ring is so pretty!

Post # 10
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Bee Keeper

Tough choice..both will be gorgeous, it’s a win win!

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Baguettes

Post # 12
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2015

On you, I like them both.

I have tapered baguettes in two rings and I love the look, so classic. But, it is terribly difficult to find a band for my e-ring. Mine is an oval, though, which makes it even harder whereas with a round you have more options. You can even do a plain band and it will look classic. 

 

Post # 13
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Busy bee

I have both. My original was a pear with baguette sidestones. I had to custom make a band. I re-set my pear into a thin pave solitaire. I prefer the solitaire both both were beautiful. The solitaire is easier and you have options with bands. And can stack. 

Post # 14
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

I love the baguettes. Classy and elegant.

Post # 15
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Worker bee

The tapered baguette ring is stunning, I would definitely go for that one! 

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