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Wedding Band help!

Andrea, on October 20, 2019 at 8:14 PM Posted in Wedding Attire 0 7
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We went wedding band shopping today, and I left completely confused as to which one I thought I should get.

My fiancé custom designed the ring and the jeweler we went to made it. The jeweler suggested a band that would be flushed against the e-ring, but that it would be more square shaped and would look weird if I wore it alone— which I would like to do on days we go hiking, out of country, etc.

The jeweler did say I could get a straight band, but because my e-ring is flush against my finger it would leave a gap if I don’t mind it. Do you guys have any ideas/inspiration to any bands that would complement my ring??

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  • Cyndy
    Master May 2019
    Cyndy ·
    I would have the custom ring made and then just buy and inexpensive band to wear when you hike or don’t want to wear you rings.
  • Jeanie
    Super February 2020
    Jeanie ·

    I would get a custom band that fits around the engagement ring. I have a silicone ring that I wear if I'm going to be doing any activities that may damage my ring.

  • Hannah
    VIP July 2019
    Hannah ·
    I agree with the others. If you go hiking, you probably don't want a diamond wedding band on anyway. I would get the custom one and then a silicone ring for when you don't want to wear them. Mine is custom fit and has a slight curve, which I think actually looks pretty cool on it's own. If you go the custom route, you may actually find the band to look pretty unique and stand out on it's own.
  • Tara
    Super November 2016
    Tara ·

    Maybe get one that fits your engagement ring then get a cheaper one to wear when you don't want to wear your wedding band? From my personal experience, I wanted a straight band for the same reason... to wear alone when I didn't want to wear my diamond (travel, etc.). I thought if I got the band that was curved to fit my diamond, it would look weird on it's own. I can tell you after nearly 3 years of marriage, I haven't worn my wedding band on it's own. In fact, I am now considering ordering the band that goes with my diamond because I think I'd like the fit better. I find that I wear a rubber band when I'm traveling or doing outdoor activities. It's comfortable and I don't have to worry about ruining a nice ring. Your ring is stunning though! I personally think having a wedding band made to match your engagement ring would look better. You can always get a fake ring similar to what you have in mind for your wedding band and wear that on off days?

  • Cher Horowitz
    Rockstar December 2019
    Cher Horowitz ·

    I like PPs suggestions of getting two wedding bands. The custom one to match your beautiful e-ring along with a silicone or plain wedding band!

  • A
    Dedicated February 2020
    Andrea ·

    Ladies, you were all super helpful! I think I will get 2 wedding bands, one that is flush with my e-ring so that it looks like a set, and then a simple non-expensive band to wear if I ever have any outdoor activities which at this point are slim to none cause of my schedule. I do like having the option and I think I'll opt for what you guys recommend. Thank you so much!!!!!

  • mrsanda
    VIP March 2017
    mrsanda ·
    I have custom ring and wedding bands. I could wear the wedding band solo but it would look odd. However I wear silicone rings when I workout and at work when I nanny. My husband has the same thing, he wears his silicone ring to work on cars and to workout too. We love them.

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