(Closed) What would you do if you didn't like your rings together?

posted 4 years ago in Rings
  • poll: What would you do?
    Change your ERing : (1 votes)
    1 %
    Change your wedding band : (19 votes)
    23 %
    Just wear wedding band : (4 votes)
    5 %
    Just wear wedding band & switch ERing to right hand : (30 votes)
    37 %
    Wear them together regardless : (16 votes)
    20 %
    Other (because all good polls have an 'other') : (11 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 2
    2602 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    Change my wedding band or wear them anyway.

    Post # 3
    14658 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    If I had a choice in purchasing them, I would not be in this situation to start with.  I’d have picked a w-band that goes with my e-ring.

    If they were heirlooms, I guess I’d wear the band on my left and e-ring on my right hand or just wear them together anyways.

    Do you have a picture of the rings you’re talking about?

    Post # 4
    2070 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    linnylou_88:  I really hope this isn’t about your lovely rings! ๐Ÿ™

    Post # 6
    966 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Thats a loaded question because I think it depends on on what the rings look like. For example I loved my solitaire on my Engagement Ring, but really wished my hubby had gotten a thicker band on the E ring because i have alot of finger real estate.  But after I got my diamond wedding band and started exploring stackables, I am so glad he did it the way he did it because I have so many options and as a result I change my stack upon a daily basis.

    Me personally, I would never change my Engagement Ring because that’s what my husband picked out for me.

    Post # 7
    2120 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    linnylou_88:  i have that issue. they totally dont go together. so i just put my ering on my other hand. my wedding band is really thick so it works out. some times i feel like im neglecting my ering and other times im like bitch you get your own hand and finger, what more do you want ๐Ÿ˜‰ hehe. i would never change it but would like to get an anniversary ring to sit with my wedding ring too. is that so bad? 

    Post # 8
    411 posts
    Helper bee

    I think yours are absolutely perfect. You’re not married yet, right? I think that part of thinking it looks strange might be just trying them on in short bursts. When you wear them together all the time, it starts to look strang without the band! Also, I think you will get used to the extra bling. I would b so sad if you changed your set, it’s always been one of my favorites!

    Post # 9
    2999 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    Change my wedding band.  I’m actually not crazy about my wedding band. I think it could be a little blingier and am thinking about trading it in!

    Post # 10
    2070 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    linnylou_88:  I admit I’ve had moments of doubting my mismatched set too ahead of my wedding – I wore my band around the house for a day and it made me feel so much better! I think once we’re married the rings will be more special so we will love them even more ๐Ÿ™‚ 

    Post # 11
    2957 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Wynn Las Vegas

    I’d wear them anyway.

    Post # 12
    443 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    For me, we both spent ages picking out the perfect e-ring and wedding band. I don’t see myself ever changing them. I do see myself getting an gorgeous antique 5 or 7 stone ring, but we haven’t found the right one yet. I will wear that one on days when I don’t feel like wearing my solitaire, or my plain gold band. 

    Is it a small change or are you wanting a completely different style? Could you get something like what you are wanting and alternate? I noticed you  said you are wanting something less blingy, lots of people get married with a blingy band and then have a plain gold band for more casual days, or when you are doing things like gardening. 

    Post # 13
    268 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    linnylou_88:  Can you post a pic of your rings?  I’ve seen a lot of ‘mismatched’ rings that look nice together.  I have an e-ring that was bought new for me, but a wedding band from my grandmother.  They aren’t the same, but I really like the way they look.

    IMO the e ring symbolized the committment to get married, but wedding band symbolizes the marriage as a whole.  If you really want to change one, I say change the e-ring.  If you find a good jeweler, they can alter it using materials you already have to make it match a bit better.  Another option is to get an anniversary band.. I feel like a trio of mismatched rings is better than a pair- it makes it looks like you were trying to do that. 

    Post # 14
    5851 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

    linnylou_88:  NO! Your rings look great together! Haha. I decided a few months in that my ruby band overpowered my ering, so I got a plainer band and sized the ruby band for my right hand! Voila. Haha.

    Post # 15
    2425 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I don’t like my rings together, so I wear them on separate hands. Except I wear them opposite of your poll option. My upgrade “engagement ring” (though I consider it more of a wedding ring, since I was married when he gave it to me) is on the left and my original wedding band is on the right.

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