(Closed) Want to wear grandma's ring… does it match? Help me find one that does?

posted 4 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: Should I wear grandma's gold ring to honor her despite color clash or find one like it?
    Wear grandma's ring; the gold won't clash with the rest of your silver-toned jewelry : (22 votes)
    71 %
    Wear grandma's ring even though the gold WILL clash; the symbolism is more important : (9 votes)
    29 %
    Keep the symbolism of the original ring, but find a version of it in your silver tone : (0 votes)
    None of the above - either you wear the original gold ring or nothing like it at all : (0 votes)
    Other - please comment : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    10368 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I think you should wear it because the symbolism is so special! A replica just won’t do!


    Also, I think you should choose whatever engagement ring you want, regardless of metal color. Nobody else willc are/notice what metal your secondary rings are made of!


    Post # 4
    1021 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I would wear your grandmother’s ring and not even worry about it. It’s such a small part of your outfit and not even that visible since it will be on your hand. I wore a pearl/gold bracelet that belonged to my grandmother and the rest of my jewelry (and all of my bridesmaids’ jewelry) was silver. It meant a lot to me to be able to wear it. I’m sure you’ll feel the same way on your wedding day. 

    Post # 5
    2872 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I wear my grandma’s yellow gold ring on my right hand and my white gold e-ring on my left.  I don’t think its an issue at all.  All of my wedding jewelry will be yellow gold other than my e-ring and w-band, whatever 🙂

    I also wouldn’t do a replica; I feel like it defeats the purpose. 

    For reference:

    Post # 6
    154 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I don’t understand why you wouldn’t wear this?!  It’s a ring. It has incredible meaning to you.  Just wear it!!! 

    Post # 7
    2566 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    You can wear the ring and it will be fine even though the metals are different!  My e-ring and wedding ring are moissanite and palladium, my accessories will be silver, and I will be wearing my Grandmother’s ring that is yellow gold and diamonds on my right hand.

    Post # 9
    6361 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Um, I wear my gold engagement ring and assorted other gold pieces along with my assorted silver and platinum pieces all the time. White metal and gold metal do not clash, they look great together. That rule went out with matching your handbag to your shoes.

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