Post # 1
Hey guys. My Boyfriend or Best Friend is ring shopping and is asking what I like and all that good stuff. We went to a local place and looked at a few but they didn’t have a huge selection. And I of course have a bunch saved on Pinterest but they are mostly just pictures with no details. I am really kind of lost as to exactly what I want and how to guage what size diamond etc. I have really short fingers and tried on a 1ct 2cttw halo that looked massive on me and made my fingers look so short and stubby, but I HATE plain bands and def do not want a solitare. Where on earth do I start? What websites are best and how can I tell what would look best on me without trying on a million different rings?? I have never done this before.
Post # 2
You’re basically going to have to try on different settings and stone cuts and sizes to get a feel of what’ll look best on you. There isn’t any other reliable way. Hit up the jewelery stores, maybe SAMS or Costco, etc, try things on and take photos.
When you’re ready, I’d suggest an online vendor for your purchase. White flash, Brian Gavin, James Allen, even maybe Blue Nile. You will save money and get a better Stone by taking this route. If you aren’t familiar with diamonds, and quality matters to you guys, definitely take the time to learn about diamonds, the 4 Cs, certification labs, etc..
Not the nicest thing in the world to mention that you HATE plain bands. Lots of women on here have and love them, myself included.