Post # 1
My my grandmother left me her half eternity channel set band. I love it! However, I keep thinking it is too thick next to my engagement ring. If I don’t use this setting, I will probably take the stones and put them in a new, thinner setting. What do you all think?
Thank you for your responses!
Post # 2
- Wedding: September 2016 - Simsbury 1820 House
I voted I like it, but it could go either way. If you’re uncomfortable with the width of the band versus your e-ring, get it reset thinner.
Post # 3
It comes down to personal preference.
I like the band as is, especially if that’s how she wore it herself. Have you tried a spacer band for additional visible interest, or to set it apart?
Post # 4
I think it looks very nice with your ring – and it’s even more special because it belonged to your grandmother.
Post # 5
I voted no before I read it was from your grandmother. I probably wouldn’t re-set it due to the sentimental value of the ring.
Post # 6
I think it looks nice and it’s very sentimental. You could however take it to a jeweler and see if it could be shaved down some. That way it will still 100% be her ring and of course be thinner.
Post # 7
I usually like the wedding band to match the width of the e-ring band, but I like the way yours look together. The wedding band is extra special because it’s a family heirloom.
Post # 8
- Wedding: November 2009 - New York, NY
The band looks beautiful with your ering.
Post # 9
I think it looks beautiful! Normally I would go for a thinner band, but I would never change a band like that with sentimental value.
Post # 10
I think it looks beautiful as it is.
It all depends on personal preference or how much money you’re willing to spend to change it (or save by keeping it as it is). It also depends on how much it means to you considering it’s a family heirloom. I’d think it was beautiful even if you didn’t have any sentimental value.
If you do want it to be smaller, I like MrsSparkleBee13’s idea of seeing if you can shave it down to make it thinner. Maybe re-shape it a bit without having to completely re-set it.
Post # 11
Love it with your ering! It looks substantial but doesn’t overshadow your solitaire. Also it will look awesome if you ever just want to wear the band!
Post # 12
I think it’s beautiful and unique! Everyone as pave eternity bands now, so the chanel set stands out and looks awesome.
Post # 13
Thank you for all of your responses! I’m traveling home from visiting my parents and didn’t want to lose the ring between my flights, so I have been wearing the band with my e-ring all day to make sure it stays safe! The more I wear it, the less the size difference bothers me. I’m starting to really love the look of the band with my e-ring. As previous posters have mentioned, it does have a lot of sentimental value, and I wanted to avoid changing it, but I also wanted to love the look of the ring too.
Thanks again for for all of your input, bees!
Post # 14
I didn’t think to try a spacer band, but now I’m curious to see what one would look like. Thanks for responding (:
Post # 15
Thank you! That’s a good point about only wearing the band. After thinking about it, I am not sure I would like a thinner band if I had to wear it alone for any reason.