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Wanting to add YELLOW gold to my stack...

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  1. kayla17
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    by kayla17 » Nov 28, 2018
    Here is SimoneDi’s BN DK engraved band.
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  2. kayla17
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  3. msop04
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    by msop04 » Nov 28, 2018
    Sweet! I'm going to try to find it now!
    @SimoneDi, what band did you order?
     
  4. kayla17
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    by kayla17 » Nov 28, 2018
    That’s the exact band. She linked it in her LT listing.
     
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  5. msop04
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    by msop04 » Nov 28, 2018
    I need to check all the posts before I go answering all "willy-nilly"! LOL Thanks for posting it!
     
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  6. kayla17
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    by kayla17 » Nov 28, 2018
    Also the nice thing is you can pick what you want instead of going with a design that’s premade. That is unless you find one that you love already.
    I would definitely google different etching and engraving to see what’s out there.
     
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  7. msop04
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    by msop04 » Nov 28, 2018
    Thank you, @kayla17!! You've been super helpful!!
     
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  9. msop04
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    by msop04 » Nov 28, 2018
    Awesome!! I'll check them out!!
     
  10. SimoneDi
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  11. SimoneDi
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    by SimoneDi » Nov 28, 2018
    Thanks @kayla17 ! The band did come really pretty. @msop04 I am sure that you will find one that speaks to you. If you want color, I would personally not add any diamonds and keep the band simply engraved.
     
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    by HS4S_2 » Nov 28, 2018
    I have a 2mm band from Schubachs with this style engraving. It is amazing! I originally had DK engrave a white gold band for me and I prefer the Schubachs version. It is just perfectly engraved and has double milgrain on the sides. I will see if I can dig up the dk version.

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  13. msop04
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    by msop04 » Nov 28, 2018
    I agree... I think I need all metal and no stones.
     
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  14. msop04
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    This is gorgeous! It’s perfect with your stack!! I reached out to Jen at Schubach’s, and she’s working on a quote. I’m worried it will be $$$$, but maybe not... We shall see.

    Is your engraved band in 14K or 18K? It looks so rich!!
     
  15. msop04
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    I’d love to see the DK version for comparison if you can find pics... thanks!!
     
  16. kayla17
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    by kayla17 » Nov 29, 2018
    That’s beautiful and I like it even more now that I see it with other rings.
    @msop04 please let us know about pricing bc I may want to order one myself.
     
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  17. HS4S_2
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    by HS4S_2 » Nov 29, 2018
    Here you go!! I shared the same inspiration ring with both. I believe Teo from Schubachs did my engraving. The one from Schubachs is really smooth to the touch and the one from DK feels rougher. The one from DK was a flat band and the one from Schubachs is comfort fit. The inspiration ring had the little flowers but they didn't make it onto the DK band. Both are pretty but I ultimately preferred the yellow band. The photos look a little blurry because I had to screenshot. Hope they help. bande2_zps4081e833.jpg
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  18. msop04
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    by msop04 » Nov 29, 2018
    :))
    I surely will! :))
     
  19. msop04
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    by msop04 » Nov 29, 2018
    Thanks so much for posting this! I agree that the Schubach band is more appealing... I like how the ring is more domed, adding a little more dimension and interest, IMO. However, both are really lovely, and I certainly wouldn’t turn my nose up at either one! I chatted with Jen @ Shubach’s, and she said Teo has since retired, sadly. She said they have another master engraver... I just wonder if the ring can be replicated with a different engraver. I sent her an email with specifics and asked for a price quote. I’ll post what she says.
     
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  22. msop04
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    by msop04 » Nov 29, 2018
    I agree... if the Schubach quote is out of budget, this is my next choice.
     
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    So I heard back from Schubach’s... $950 for that band to be recreated. :shock: That just sounds really high to me for a 2 mm gold band... so it’s a no-go. Does that sound excessive to you guys, or am I just being cheap and naive?? :oops2:
     
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    by HS4S_2 » Nov 29, 2018
    I just checked my invoice I paid under five hundred ($454 Plus tax) in 2014 for a size 5.5. It was coordinated with another project so I had to dig to find the invoice. That is a huge increase. :eek2:

    I love my band but I do think that the price quoted is really high. If you purchased a band and sent it for engraving I wonder what the charge would be? That is a hassle though. I wonder also if the engraver now is comparable to Teo? He made both my rose gold and yellow gold engraved bands.

     
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  26. msop04
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    I’m glad it’s not just me... she said that Teo (and his less expensive engraving prices) we’re gone, and that the same level/quality of engraving was almost double... But even if they charged $350 for a 2 mm band, I just can’t justify $600+ for it to be engraved. :rolleyes:
     
  27. msop04
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    Out of curiosity, does anyone know what VC or another great engraver might charge for this??
     
  28. missy
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    by missy » Nov 29, 2018
    Hi @msop04 I haven't read the whole thread just the last few posts...have you contacted David Klass to see if he can do this for you at a fair price? He is very reasonably priced IMO.
     
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  29. msop04
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    by msop04 » Nov 29, 2018
    I haven’t... i’m sure the price will be very good, but I worried I wouldn’t like the finished product as much as the Shubach ring. But since that one is totally out of budget, I may need to re-adjust my expectations a bit. :sick:
     
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    by msop04 » Nov 29, 2018
    I believe this is @yssie’s band from VC... can anyone tell me what price range I could expect for this from him?

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