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No More Wedding Rings

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#1 Cheerful Carole

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Posted 12 June 2009 - 09:31 AM

I used to wear two wedding rings - I lost my first husband to cancer when he was 40.
Because of Raynaud's I have had to have my 2 rings cut off :angry:


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Posted 12 June 2009 - 10:19 AM

Sorry to hear that, Carole. Double bad news, but I don't think you will be sad for long, going by your name! Could you have them melted down and made into something to wear round your neck, maybe?

I can't get any of my old rings on anymore, thanks to misshapen hands as well. So I sympathise.

Keep smiling, it increases your face appeal!

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Posted 12 June 2009 - 03:13 PM

i had to have mine made bigger...

#4 Cheerful Carole

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Posted 12 June 2009 - 09:23 PM

Yes, my first thought was to have them made into a pendant.
I don't know how long I am going to have this terrible mark around my finger. Never mind, I could have a lot worse to moan about


#5 Jeannie McClelland

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 04:07 AM

Hi Carole,

How about having your two rings joined together in a link or maybe the horizontal figure of 8 that symbolizes eternity? It wouldn't be too costly and you could put them on a pretty chain and still wear them every day.

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 04:43 AM

My fingers have tightened so much that I am unable to wear my rings for falling off! I will have to have them undersized, hoping fingers don't swell again.


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Posted 14 June 2009 - 04:46 AM

Hello Carole

I had all my rings cut off, it was really emotional!

My dear husband took them all to a jeweller and made them into an earing and pendant set that I can wear instead. It's better than having them gathering dust and it was a wonderful surprise as I knew nothing about it until my husband gave them to me.

I recommend being creative with the rings so you can still wear them.

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 06:13 AM

Hi Carole and all of you ingenious ladies! I love the great ideas that many of you have come up with!

Jeannie, I especially loved your idea of the figure eight, symbolizing eternity...to me, that's VERY romantic! :D

I was another, who had mine resized aways down the road. I've been married nearly 23 years and although I have an eternity ring, I missed wearing my wedding rings. So, when I had that done, I also had them add two rings to incorporate with my set, as mine was thinning. I'm happy with the results and it's very comfortable.
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