Undecided!!! moissanite Radiant in 7×5 or 8×6

posted 3 years ago in Rings
  • poll: which size would you choose!?
    7x5 1.14ct : (20 votes)
    42 %
    8x6 1.85ct : (28 votes)
    58 %
  • Post # 3
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2016

    @MrsTorres:  commenting to follow. I originally wanted a radiant moissy. 

    Post # 4
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010 - parent's backyard

    I don’t have one, but I do believe that there is such as thing as too big. many bees won’t agree with me! but I’m a very casual person so bigger stones don’t look right on me. 

    however, you said you really liked the 8×6 and honestly, a stone that size does not scream “fake” at all, IMO. maybe if it was over 10mm, then I’d start to wonder 🙂

    Post # 5
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    Helper bee

    If you don’t care if people know it’s a moissanite, get the size you really want! Who cares if the size is “believable” as a diamond? A radiant moissanite will not look like a diamond at any size – I say rock it for what it is and don’t worry about it!

     

    Post # 6
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    Worker bee

    I say go for the bigger stone! A moissy that large will probably not look much like a diamond but it’s not supposed to so embrace it for what it is. It’s your ring and you need to be happy with it. Go big or go home. 🙂

    Post # 8
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2004

    @MrsTorres:  On 4.75 size finger I would go with the smaller one!

    Post # 9
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    Helper bee

    @MrsTorres:  I always think it’s hilarious when guys have such strong opinions on diamonds!  May I ask what your fiance’s objection to the radiant is?  {My SO irrationally hates princess cut-secretly, I think it’s just the name!}

    Post # 10
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2016

    @luna_c:  Mine hates asscher! Apparently its “Too boxy” whatever that means… I was showing him a stone I loved… guess that one is not for me lol 

    Post # 11
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    Helper bee

    @LittleE3:  HA!  That sounds like something mine would say.  

    Post # 12
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    Buzzing bee

    @MrsTorres:  If you want it to look “realistic”, which I took to mean like a *normal* ring and not like costume jewelry (as opposed to “realistic” meaning looking like a diamond) than I would pick the size you’d choose if it were a diamond.

    If you were choosing a diamond and cost didn’t matter what size would you get? That’s how I’d choose what seemed “realistic” to me. Ex. I couldn’t realistically wear a 5 carat diamond because it’s too gaudy for my taste and I’d feel like I was wearing costume jewelry…get the size that would feel realistic to you no matter what the stone.

     

    Post # 13
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    Worker bee

    Found this thread searching for radiants… It’s an old thread so I’m assuming you have your ring by now! 😉

    could you post pics and let us know what you chose?

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