(Closed) What do you guys think about this Engagement ring

posted 3 years ago in Engagement
Post # 2
847 posts
Busy bee

Very pretty! I know that micropave is very delicate but I have a pave band and there’s been no issues yet

Post # 3
555 posts
Busy bee

It’s nice, most jewellers say that because they don’t carry anything better than G/H and S1 clarity. Most diamonds look good at these specs, although be careful with S1 clarity, as there’s a wide range of flaws that are acceptable under that category. 

Post # 4
120 posts
Blushing bee

I just got engaged Friday my diamond is 1.17 carat E color Vs1. I wear a 4.5. 

Post # 5
10217 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: City, State

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katdevil14 :  

Very pretty!

Post # 6
1423 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2018

SI1-2 will save you money if you want to go larger and that’s probably why they suggested it. But if you want the specs you listed above I’d shop elsewhere. Most online jelwers have excellent return policies and pricing. Also pavé settings do have the tendency to lose stones if they aren’t made right or the resizing isn’t done correctly. I stay away from pave for this reason but if you find a competent bench who does it right then go for it, happy hunting! 🙂

Post # 7
5992 posts
Bee Keeper

Pave fails when it’s been done poorly. When done well, it’s surprisingly resilient. SI1 is fine if there are no cloud inclusions. Near colorless diamonds (G H I J) are fine if you don’t need an icy cast to your diamond. 

Post # 8
365 posts
Helper bee

Love it, but I’m totally biased cos it’s so similar to mine ☺️ 

Post # 9
7235 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2016

It’s beautiful! and looks lovely on your hand. Be aware that the jewelry store lighting is really beefing up that sparkle so if there’s any way you can look at your options in less magical lighting, you might be able to make a more accurate determination of how you’ll feel longterm.

Post # 10
1668 posts
Bumble bee

I have micro pave rings and the diamonds do fall out, I replace them with cz stones because repair costs are ridiculous. I don’t recommend pave if you do anything with your hands- seriously all I did with my first ring was drive and a stone went missing.

Post # 11
1428 posts
Bumble bee

My ring is almost exactly what you have pictured, but my diamond is an I color, VS1, .91 center. I could agree with him on the color, but its totally personal preference. However I personally would be weary of SI1. I would hand select the diamond to make sure its clean. 

Also, I’ve had my engagement ring for almost 2 years and never had an issue with the pave. My wedding ring is an eternity ring. But I’ve only had it a month so can’t speak on that quite yet 

Post # 12
105 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2019

Love it! Such an elegant and classic setting 🙂

Post # 13
326 posts
Helper bee

If you focus on the cut, you can easily go down in color (especially in a round). Here is a 1.83ct I-VS1 super ideal cut in white gold. It is very white and so if you got an ideal cut, you could easily be in the G-I range and save a lot of money. (Again, this is with a round because they are the best at hiding color. Other cuts aren’t.)

Post # 14
1628 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2017 - A vineyard

I think it depends on the width of the band partly.  My engagement ring is 2mm and pavè. I’ve worn it about a year and a half through everything but working out at the gym. That means it stays on during cooking, cleaning, dishes, sleeping, and showering. I just make sure I use gloves for 3 of those activities for safety and hygiene. 0 issues so far. Stones will fall out eventually more than likely but it really shouldn’t be right away if the ring is made well…. Also regular and frequent inspections help. I take mine in every 2 or 3 months instead of 6 or if I am suspicious. I would rather have it checked and tightened if need be than lose a stone. 🙂

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