Designing my Engagement Ring… Which one do you like best?

posted 3 years ago in Engagement
  • poll:
    Yellow Diamond : (41 votes)
    45 %
    Hint of Yellow : (15 votes)
    16 %
    Clear Diamonds : (36 votes)
    39 %
  • Post # 2
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    11461 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    I would choose the third one, but I don’t understand why there is so much dark area between the center stone and the halo. That would bother me. Is there an alternative that would be all clear without that darkened portions?

    Post # 3
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    242 posts
    Helper bee

    Looooove the yellow diamond.  I also like option 3 though (not a fan of option 2)

    Post # 4
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    1607 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2016

    If you like a yellow diamond, then that’s what I think you should get. Not my choice but I think people should get exactly what they like. And no, I don’t think it’s too much. 

    The diamonds in the halo around the centre do not look equal sizes. That would drive me nuts. 

    Post # 5
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    187 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2017

    This is so cool!! Personally, I love the irregular sizes on the halo! If you want to go with a yellow diamond, own and go with it! I love all three options but the first one is my favorite.  Such a beautiful and unique ring! Congrats Bee! 

    Post # 7
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    3020 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2008

    I like the bright yellow and the all white for this particular design, but I think the yellow diamond draws better attention to the charming halo than a plain white stone, so I voted for that. Both are lovely, though.

    The hint of yellow one would look best set in a simple yellow gold solitaire, which I would then wear. 😉 In that setting it just looks like a cheap low color diamond instead of something intentional.

     

    Post # 8
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    3882 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2017

    I like the yellow, it’s so much more unique. If you think it’s too much a smooth halo might help it look a bit more classic? 

    Post # 9
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    915 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    wngadea :  I love the yellow diamond! I don’t think it’s too much, especially if that’s what you want. It’s a ring you’re going to be wearing all the time, so it should be what you love!

    Post # 10
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    242 posts
    Helper bee

    is_a_belle :  Agreed – I think the yellow diamond compliments the scalloped effect of the halo, and really makes it pop!  Show us photos once it’s complete!!!

    Post # 11
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    6625 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2015

    wngadea :  IMO halos are always, without fail, best when the center stone is a different color.  I think the clear diamonds always get lost in standard ones.  So of course I voted yellow diamond.  Not sure how I feel about the different size stones in the halo though – I think you may be better off going consistent.  They are going to snag everything under the sun.

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