Show me your 1.5+ center halos!

posted 3 years ago in Rings
  • poll: How big is too big for a halo?
    .5 carat center or higher : (2 votes)
    1 %
    1 carat center or higher : (11 votes)
    8 %
    1.5 carat center or higher : (11 votes)
    8 %
    2 carat center or higher : (21 votes)
    16 %
    2.5 carat center or higher : (17 votes)
    13 %
    3 carat center or higher : (12 votes)
    9 %
    4 carat center or higher : (12 votes)
    9 %
    No such thing as too big! : (39 votes)
    29 %
    Rainbows!! : (10 votes)
    7 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    1648 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2000

    My center is a little over 1ct, so I didn’t post a pic, but voted no such thing as too big 😀

    Post # 4
    Member
    795 posts
    Busy bee

    Totally depends on the finger size! A 2 carat with a halo literally would take over my entire finger. Now the Tacori 2620 has a “bloom” and I would love that with a 1.5-2 carat center! 

    Post # 6
    Member
    795 posts
    Busy bee

    @Btrfly:  Yeah, I always wanted a solitaire, and I’m pretty sure that is what he bought me. But man, I drool over the 2620. I think I may have to send them my diamond someday so they can make me one!! 

    Post # 8
    Member
    6866 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2014 - A castle!

    @Btrfly:  What is your finger size? What size diamonds would you get for the halo? 1/2 pointers? 1 pointers? All of that will play into finger coverage. Also the website diamdb.com lets you compare how solitaires of different cuts look on different finger sizes. You can always figure out how much diameter the halo will add and then figure out it’s solitaire equivalent to try and size it up on that website.

    Post # 12
    Member
    2155 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    For my finger and the kind of halos I like (I have a 1.25 center with a chunky halo and wide band), I would say that 2+ carat with a halo is probably too big. But “big” is relative and I’ve seen halos with 2.5+ centers that look really good on other people! Smile

    Post # 13
    Member
    332 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2014 - Sea Ranch Lodge

    1.82 ct center on a size 6 finger. I don’t think I would ever change it, but I also don’t think that there is such a thing as “too big” 😉

    Post # 14
    Member
    92 posts
    Worker bee

    @s2bmrscook:  GORGEOUS RING!!!! I normally don’t like black diamonds…but yours, paired with the black nailpolish is to die for!!! 

    Post # 15
    Member
    856 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    Mine just 1.5 cts and 2 total. Size 4.75 – 4.5 finger. 2.5 for the center is probably the biggest I’d want for this setting.

    Post # 16
    Hostess
    11469 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper

    Over 2 carats oval center.

     

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