(Closed) Would this bother you? Prongs/head off-center on shank. (Picture included.)

posted 7 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
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140 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Hahah, My setting is like this too! It bothered me in the beginning but I have grown use to it. I think it makes my ring different than other people’s and adds to its artist character.

And yes, I did ask the jeweler about it. It is suppose to be off center. 🙂

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Well my ring was designed to be off centre. I went back and asked because I thought it was a mistake and the jeweler actually called the jeweler who made my ring to ask him about it and he told her that he wanted to do something a little crazy with the setting by making it off centre from the rest of the ring.

 

I wish I had a picture to show you. But yeah, my ring is a custom. It is always worth asking if that is what your ring is suppose to be like, if not then it could be a setting mistake. I have a very artsy ring, so I am probably in the exception boat.

Post # 6
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Busy Beekeeper

I had some minor imperfections in my ring that really bugged me for several months and then I just got used to it.  I would always look at the imperfection and that’s where my eye would be drawn.  Now, I barely notice any imperfections and it’s just my ring (I’ve also had it for over 2 years now).

How long have you had your ring?  I say – go in and talk to the jewler about it and see if anything can be done.  Tell them that you love the ring, but your eye always goes back to that one spot.  Perhaps it’s a quick fix … or perhaps there’s nothing that can be done.  This way – at least you asked and you can find out what your options are.

Post # 8
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140 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

@Kant: sorry I am running a fever. getting my point across on the bee today has been a little difficult. 

Post # 10
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3799 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Agh. That would bug me….however….when I first looked at the picture I did not notice it, but once I started staring at it, I could slightly see what you meant.

My verdict?

It is one of those things that noone would notice but you, and the more you stare at it, the more you will go crazy. Look at the overall beauty of the ring, and see it as a whole, and dont focus on the ‘imperfections’.

My ring has some things about it that I see up close and they can make me crazy if I stare at it too long, BUT the ring as a whole is perfect for me. If it would put you at ease to go to a jeweler, go ahead, but I think it is fine.

Post # 11
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Bumble bee

Oh, it does.  But then I figured my prongs are probably adjusted to best fit my stone, and that if it means they’re slightly crooked, ah well.  I’ve taken it to a few jewelers to look at it when the stone was loose, no one’s tried to sell me a full, straight, resetting yet.  

If it bothers you enough, call them and see if anything can be done about it.  When I first got my ring, the stone was lopsided, and while it was one of those “it’s noticeable to me, no one else is gonna look that hard” sorts of things, I spoke up about it.  

Post # 12
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I guess I don’t know what you mean, I don’t see anything off center? How many prongs are there?

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