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Wedding ring to fit marquis cut engagement ring

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Turquoisetamborine Thu 06-Aug-15 02:50:31

I have to accept that my gorgeous handmade wedding ring is now gone forever. It's driving me mad not having a wedding ring so I need to replace it.
Has anyone seen any off the shelf rings that would fit a marquis cut diamond ring? I'm drawing a blank online and handmade is very expensive.

CorrigansDoorKnob Thu 06-Aug-15 08:02:24

I've got a marquis cut diamond engagement ring. I have a simple wedding band off the shelf that I got at a local jeweller - so I'm sure it would be possible to find one. My wedding band has a twist at the front so that the two rings sit together really well. Maybe have a look locally or talk to a jeweller about it - they could be able to order one for you?

Gutted about your original ring though sad

Dukketeater Thu 06-Aug-15 08:23:30

I have a shaped engagement ring and both my wedding and eternity band are off the shelf shaped rings. I had to go to every jewellers around to find ones that were perfect fits but I did!

SweetAndFullOfGrace Thu 06-Aug-15 08:26:46

It may be possible for a jeweller to adjust an off the shelf ring that nearly fits? Cheaper than fully handmade anyway.

Turquoisetamborine Fri 07-Aug-15 20:05:11

I'll go in and speak to a jeweller, thanks everyone. Maybe a flat ring would sit under it too?

MrsAukerman Fri 07-Aug-15 20:10:30

I went to a small independent jeweller and he had all different shapes that he could do in any metal. He did mine in white gold (can't remember if 9ct or 18) for under £200.

Northernlurker Fri 07-Aug-15 20:24:12

My engagement ring is a diamond shape with wee diamonds in it and my wedding ring is a bit like this Mine is not as posh as that one - cost about £40 as I recall from a high street jewellers. But it's lasted nearly 18 years (as has the marriage)

sleepyhead Fri 07-Aug-15 20:27:38

I think the shape you're looking for is called wishbone.

ZenNudist Fri 07-Aug-15 20:47:23

What's your budget OP? Mine was handmade platinum with small diamonds and not so expensive from the jewellery quarter in Birmingham.

Where do you live?

Turquoisetamborine Fri 07-Aug-15 22:35:46

My original one was handmade 12 years ago in platinum studded with nine diamonds and cost £1500. Obviously the price has rocketed since then.
I'm in the North East. My budget is around £1k as sadly the insurance doesn't cover it as I didn't name it on the policy.

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