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#1411 kat2012

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    Posted 29 November 2011 - 05:15 PM

    You are right about the whole color change and they do scratch up differently, I would try to keep it to the same metal. Do you want diamonds in ur ring?



    #1412 kat2012

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      Posted 29 November 2011 - 05:18 PM

      Why I ask about diamonds is that if you want plain wedding band, you can get a platinum band of the width you want and make jeweller carve a piece out of it, to make it fit to your wedding band. That will definitely keep your costs down. Also check blue nile, plain 4 mm platinum wedding band is 860$. I hope it helps.

      If you want diamonds, you need to shop around. Also you dont have much time to be honest



      #1413 J and G 2012

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        Posted 29 November 2011 - 05:31 PM

        You should fimd out if the bulk of the price is for the platinum or the gold smithing.

        I had to have my band made and the price was $800 (from a private Goldsmith) but mine is white gold.

         

        Originally Posted by Manda123 

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        From my understanding, platinum changes over time, and almost becomes duller. If I had a white gold band, the e-ring and the band would eventually look different as they got older. Correct me if I am wrong!



         



        #1414 ShellyCarter

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          Posted 29 November 2011 - 07:53 PM

          Is anyone doing anything thing like getting facials or whiting their teeth for their wedding?

          I feel like i should start doing these to make sure my pictures are picture perfect.

           


          Married! xo


          #1415 AD2012

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            Posted 29 November 2011 - 07:55 PM

            Manda 123 - maybe only get diamonds halfway around? When we were looking bands we were told that that we could get diamonds half way around my band and have them added later. It would be more expensive in the long run but would save you money now. Like the other girls mentioned, take a look at blue nile, they have some pretty good deals. The price of platinum will most likely continue to rise along with gold so it might be best to go for it now rather than later. 

             



            #1416 kat2012

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              Posted 29 November 2011 - 08:25 PM

              Hey Shelly,

              I am whitening my teeth and getting a facial done before the wedding. With facials, make sure you tried it before, so you won't have a surprise reaction on it.
               

              Originally Posted by ShellyCarter 

              Is anyone doing anything thing like getting facials or whiting their teeth for their wedding?

              I feel like i should start doing these to make sure my pictures are picture perfect.

               



               



              #1417 amjohnson

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                Posted 29 November 2011 - 09:29 PM


                Hi Manda,

                That is quite a price! I also need to get a band to fit in with my e-ring. I am getting mine at a wholesale jeweller and it is costing me 1200$. I would recommend asking friends, Is there any way the jeweller can negotiate the price? Good luck. We also didn't want to spend over a certain amount for both, our budget was 1500$ for both and realized that if we both wanted customized bands our budget would have to go up. So my fiance is opting for a more basic band for now. Hope you can find something you are happy with:)

                 

                Originally Posted by Manda123 

                Okay ladies, I'm stressed about wedding bands and I need some advice. I don't know much about jewelery and my FI and I met with the guy who designed and made my e-ring last week to discuss bands. He works privately out of his home. We were recommended to him from friends of ours. His work is amazing, and he doesn't charge the crazy overheads like People's and other shops.

                Okay so some background info: My e-ring is platinum, so my band needs to be platinum, too. Because of the shape of my ring (it's a halo style with a round base), I need to have a jacket band. Our budget is about $2000 for both of our bands (could squeeze to $2500 if absolutely necessary), and the designer knows this. He just came back to us with the estimate for JUST my band at $3100! I might barter back and forth with him, but I don't know if it's worth it because there is no way we willg et both of our bands for $2500 and this rate.

                Does anyone else have a platinum ring? Is this an outrageous price?! Should I jsut try to barter as much as I can to lower it then bite the bullet? I could shop around and go to some of the big chains, but I feel like I am running out of time to have one designed... We leave in just over a month!

                Any advice would be appreciated :)



                 



                #1418 MauiBrideToBe

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                  Posted 29 November 2011 - 10:24 PM

                  You are so right kat2012!  I'm an esthetician and skin care therapist for 9 years, and I can tell you that having a facial can give your skin a beautiful glow as well as be a real treat before your wedding day (congrats by the way!).  You do, however, have to be cautious as your skin may be vulnerable to side effects if you are not familir with the products or treatment.  Maybe have a good consultation first, and please go somewhere with a good repution... Also know that it usually takes a few facials in a row to really deliver optinal results ;)  Good luck and enjoy!

                   

                   

                  Hey Shelly,

                  I am whitening my teeth and getting a facial done before the wedding. With facials, make sure you tried it before, so you won't have a surprise reaction on it.

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                  Originally Posted by ShellyCarter View Post

                  Is anyone doing anything thing like getting facials or whiting their teeth for their wedding?

                  I feel like i should start doing these to make sure my pictures are picture perfect.

                   


                   

                   



                  #1419 capecodder

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                    Posted 30 November 2011 - 04:34 AM

                    Manda123 - What a beautiful ring!!  I can see why now it will be hard to find a wedding band for it.  Good luck!!

                     

                    Ladies...I have a confession to make....Just not really into the whole wedding plan thing right now.  I wish it would hurry up and get here but don't really feel like doing much else for it.  Maybe once my exam is over on December 9th, I will feel more into it.

                     

                    Anybody else getting the wedding blahs??



                    #1420 MJKH

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                      Posted 30 November 2011 - 05:19 AM

                      Ohhhh yes...that's me in a big, big way...on the rollercoaster of feelings from the "blahs" to "super stressed"...back and forth, round and round.  I spent 7 hours decorating our Christmas tree yesterday and wasn't really excited about the whole thing in the end (which really isn't me!!).  8 weeks from Sunday we leave and my dresses haven't come in yet, my BFF's dress is too tight, my FI's daughter's dress hasn't come in yet and when I finally sit down to do my "what's left to do" list, I'll probably crack! 
                       

                      Originally Posted by capecodder 

                      Manda123 - What a beautiful ring!!  I can see why now it will be hard to find a wedding band for it.  Good luck!!

                       

                      Ladies...I have a confession to make....Just not really into the whole wedding plan thing right now.  I wish it would hurry up and get here but don't really feel like doing much else for it.  Maybe once my exam is over on December 9th, I will feel more into it.

                       

                      Anybody else getting the wedding blahs??



                       






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