Scarf / shawl ring (or holder)

Lady Luna

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I was searching the whole database for a tread dedicated to scarf rings, but found only occasional comments here and there.
Was there ever a thread dedicated to scarf rings, their shapes, materials, colors. Weight consideration would be helpful, as I had some rings, or rather a square in my hands and was afraid that due to the weight it might slide down?
Mai Tai often uses them, but in some cases only a piece of it could be visible. And the selection in the stores is far from full, as I noticed.
 

xiaoxiao

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I have a horn shawl ring (I guess it's the bigger size?) and it works GREAT on shawls, as well as scarves... :tup: And it is not very lightweight... I don't own a metal one but I did try one on in Bergdorf and it seemed to work great as well...
 

Lady Luna

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Does anyone collect scarf rings to share pictures with us.
I cannot use the scarves without some holding device, they untie immediately on me, no matter what I do. The only other way is to use glue or pins, but that would be a sacrilege.

That's why I want to know about as many types of rings that are in existence. I have 4 at the moment but always on the lookout for the new or different concept.

Me too is interested in horn rings Rose, I love the way they look on scarves
 

petimetra

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Can anyone tell me how to tell an authentic Hermes scarf ring, from a fake? What would I look for? For example, on some the Hermes name is stamped in sans serif lettering; on others, it's different. Any tips for telling if a ring is real? thanks:okay:
 
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smallfry

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Me too is interested in horn rings Rose, I love the way they look on scarves

Lady Luna...if you click on the link that Rose posted, it will take you to a thread with lots of scarf ring info. You actually have to click on the words in her post.

I have the horn ring and the wood ring - both are very lightweight, so I don't find that they slide down the scarf. Another option for you would be to go directly to the Hermes website...under the "Silk" heading, click "Women", then "Scarf Rings". They have a pretty good selection, although no horn or wood.

Best of luck with your search!!
 
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Luvbolide

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I love the Chain d'Ancre - is that what they are called? The heavy ones - an oval with a bar across the middle. I have them in several colors and metals. I like them because they are heavy so they hold the scarf down and I don't have to worry about my scarf blowing up and "kissing" me - and getting lipstick all over it. I have never had a problem with them falling off, but if you are worried, you can run the ends of the scarf through the ring from different directions.

The Cosmos rings - they are kind of like a ball with a bar across the middle - are quite light. I also use Murano glass rings - on those I definitely run one end of the scarf through from different directions because if one of those rings falls off, it is a goner. I have also gone to a high end fabric store and purchased belt rings that are variations on the round or oval shape with a bar across them. The only thing you need to be careful about on belt rings or glass rings is that there are no snags. I always run my finger around all of the edges a few times to make sure there is nothing which could snag a scarf.

I love scarf rings - plus I am knot challenged so this is the easiest way for me to wear my scarves!!
 

MaiTai

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LadyLuna, here's an additional comparision pic of the 'Regate' (available on h.com) with the Chain d'Ancre horn and the Gavroche ring. I use the Regate ring quite often. It also works great with Plissés and the 70 Vintage scarves. Even though it's metal, it's lightweight.
Good luck!
 

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dragonfly>!<

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Dragonfly, what is the scarf you are using to model the scarf rings in that set? It's gorgeous!
It is a pochette, and we have always referred to it as "constellations". it was never released in a full carre size. I think it was released sometime in the late 90's came from the men's section sold as a pocket square.

Thank you for the nice compliment.
 

Lady Luna

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Thank you Dragonfly, MaiTai for pictures and everyone responding to my question.
I love to wear my scarves with rings, they sit better then tied ones, and I always check rings on H.com and in the store.
I do own chain d'ancre, cosmos, shawl ring that looks like chain(name?), 2 others are coming soon, but I am always on the lookout for something new and different.
Unfortunately, the store open display does not provide the big selection and to get inside the drawers I have to explain my SA what exactly I am looking for. Unfortunately it does not work so far for me "open your secret drawer and i will select what I like". Thanks to Kallie girl displays I discovered those gorgeous enamel rings, on TPF I saw horn and wood ones, but I was wondering which other versions are there that are not seen often.
 
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