Emerald Cut: Baguettes vs. Halo

posted 3 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Which one do you like better?
    French Pave Halo : (133 votes)
    41 %
    Vintage Style Baguettes : (190 votes)
    59 %
  • Post # 3
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2018

    the halo is gorgeous

    Post # 4
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    Bumble bee

    The first one is to dieeeeeeeeeee for. It’s absolutely breathtaking!

    Post # 5
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    Helper bee

    The second one is just stunning!! 

    Post # 6
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    @knim:  Baguettes, baguettes, baguettes! No offense to anyone, but I am so sick of halos. lol. I really love the baguettes, if I hadn’t already picked my ring I would get one with baguette side stones. Very classy. 🙂

    Post # 8
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    @knim:  the 2nd one is GORGEOUS! Love the vintage baguettes!

    Post # 9
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    My ring is basically the second one – I love it because its so classic and understated. I ended up getting a eternity band for more bling/sparkle since its true emerald cuts don’t give as much sparkle.

     

    my only warning is think very carefully about what wedding band you will get as its very hard to find something that will work without a gap unless you go for a custom curved band

    Post # 10
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    @knim:  i prefer the baguettes with the emerald cut.  it’s a classic look that will never go out of style.  also, they both have linear cuts. 

    have you seen trapezoid shaped stones?  they look amazing with emerald cut stones.

    Post # 11
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    Bee Keeper

    I loooooove tapered baguettes but I think with an emerald I would maybe go for a halo because otherwise you won’t get much sparkle. 

    Post # 12
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    @mypinkshoes:  +1!

    I didn’t vote because with a rectangular stone, I love trapezoid side stones. It’s elegant and classic, but also provides more finger coverage than baguettes.

    Post # 13
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2002

    @knim:  If you go with 1 carat, I’d get a halo.  If you go with 1.25-1.5, I’d go the baguette route!  Both are gorgeous!!  I couldn’t even vote, lol. 

    Post # 14
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I actually gasped when I saw the one with the baguettes! Smile Absolutely stunning!

    Post # 15
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    Have you ever seen a baguette halo? I’m not a huge fan of halos, but I think that style actually looks SO cool. (And it seems like a good compromise in this situation!)

    Post # 16
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    @knim:  hi! I just wanted to let you know, I used to have an emerald with a halo  I loved it at first but then realized when you have a stone that doesn’t sparkle sorrounded by a sparkly halo, it can make the center stone look dull. I’m JUST pointing it out to you because it bothered me sO much ! I actually now have a radiant Solitaire. The first ring is gorgeous though! It looks like the one I had. Didn’t want to make your decision any harder lol so Hope that helps 🙂 

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