What should I Do with my ring?

posted 1 year ago in Rings
  • poll: What should I do?
    Upgrade stone : (19 votes)
    21 %
    Add halo : (16 votes)
    18 %
    Leave it : (55 votes)
    61 %
  • Post # 16
    Member
    1024 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2018

    robinvalentine :   marriedalready69 :  I agree with PP’s, if you aren’t happy with it, you aren’t happy with it and you should be able to wear what makes you feel good! I personally take a different stance from many other bees and feel that the band/ring setting of my e-ring is what I am most sentimental about as it’s what my fiancé placed on my finger the day he proposed. To me, a diamond truly is what it is, a very expensive, sparkly rock. However, I like the idea of changing out the center stone to symbolize or commemorate your evolving relationship, such as on an anniversary. My fiancé and I were in college when he proposed and he had a certain budget to stick to, however we feel that as we become financially more stable and accomplish more together, selecting a stone together that symbolizes these accomplishments will be more meaningful than any stone he picked out alone. Changing things up at a milestone and involving your SO in the process will ensure there is sentiment in your new piece. 

    Post # 17
    Member
    654 posts
    Busy bee

    I think it’s looks perfect as is!

    Post # 18
    Member
    5094 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I wouldn’t upgrade the stone or add a halo but if you want your center stone to pop a little more you could have it set into a thinner setting.

    Post # 19
    Member
    372 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2019

    I love your ring. It looks great on your hands, you could maybe put a halo and make your band thinner? It looks like your band is quite thick. It would look larger with a thinner band 🙂

    Post # 20
    Member
    361 posts
    Helper bee

    I am also on the “thinner band” bandwagon. I would go to a jeweler and ask to try on a comparable sized stone with a thinner band and see how that looks.

    I am speaking from experience as one who has opened Pandora’s upgrading box and is now regretting it.

    Post # 21
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    187 posts
    Blushing bee

    Hi, bee. I had voted to add a halo because, I love halos. If you love the halo look, go for it. I did want to mention that if you either add your halo, halo enhancer or wrap ring to change the setting. Choosing a daintier design will help the stone pop.

    Post # 22
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    53 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: Oxford Hotel - Denver

    Set it in a thinner band with pave and have the setting be a floating setting!  I think that will showcase the stone and it will look bigger on a thinner band. It’s a really nice diamond, and .70 cwt is a great size! It looks like it’s cut well so it seems bigger to me thant .7

    I had a 1 carat diamond in my first marriage and I wear a size 5, I honestly thought your ring was a carat before I read more.

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