Post # 1
My best friend (a guy) is looking to pop the question to his Girlfriend on New Years! He found a .52, F Colored oval diamond with ideal cut on BlueNile that fits the criteria of what she asked for and is within his budget.
We have no idea what type of finger coverage that diamond would provide for her so we are looking for some inspiration.
Ladies, please, if you have a half carat or under oval or pear solitaire please post and help us out. Her finger is a 5.5 and I think it will look great, he is not convinced.
Help me prove him wrong!
p.s. I have spoken with his soon to be Fiance and I know for a fact that this is the size she wants. He wants to go bigger but she is not fond of large diamonds. Plus a bigger diamond would mean lower quality for his price range and she surely wouldn’t want that!
Post # 4
Isn’t pear also called marquise cut? You may want to try searching for that, too! Sorry I can’t be more help, mine is cushion cut.
Post # 5
@Peacockfeather: Marquise is different than pear.
Post # 6
@MrsRedPumps: Check out this finger coverage chart: http://www.pricescope.com/forum/rockytalky/carat-size-vs-finger-size-t94155.html
Ovals tend to face up a bit larger than square shaped diamonds, for example.
I don’t see why she wouldn’t love it, especially if she made it clear that she likes a smaller size. As long as it is well cut, it will sparkle a lot and look even bigger. ETA – just saw it’s ideal cut, that’s the important thing here!
Post # 7
He could always position it lengthwise or add a halo if he thinks it will look small. But. .5 on A size 5.5 will look great.
Post # 8
I have a 7mm X 5mm sapphire, not sure what that equates to in diamond, but my finger size is 6.
Post # 9
@canarydiamond: Awesome! Thank you so much for that chart! I just sent the link over to him 🙂
Post # 10
@Eckle: OMG! Your ring amazing. Soo pretty!
Post # 11
Not sure what size my oval sapphire is but its definitely not over a 1ct.