(Closed) Cant decide on 1.8mm or 2.5mm setting???

posted 6 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
14657 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I would go with 1.8mm.  My ring size is 4-4.5 and my bands are 2mm each and think it could have stood to be just a bit thinner.  For me, I definitely would not have wanted it any wider (also partly because I feel like the main stone stands out more on a thinner band).

Post # 4
839 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

I’d go with the smaller one. Your fingers are little and they need a dainty little band, especially if you’re going to be pairing it with a band that is 2.5mm (which is a little large for a 4.5 finger size, IMO).

Post # 5
1693 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I would get the 2.5mm engagement ring and pair it with a 2mm wedding band, as I feel that combination compliments the e-ring more instead of detracting from it, not to mention the thinner the band, the more prone to warping over time, and if it is going to be 14k gold, will lose metal and likely need the bottom half of the shank replaced sooner rather than later if the band is thin.

Post # 6
3618 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

My bands are right in the middle. They’re 2.2 mm each, and my finger size is 4.75. I hope this helps

Post # 7
58 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2002

I have size 4.5 fingers and I greatly prefer the 2.5mm! I tried a thinner band and it felt flimsy and the diamond rotated around on my finger too much. The 2.5 is wide enough to stabilize the ring, and it feels like nothing is on my finger at all. 

My e-ring is 2.5 and my wedding band is 2.5. 

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