(Closed) Do you think a 3MM band for a man is big enough?

posted 8 years ago in Rings
  • poll: 3mm big enough?
    Yes : (8 votes)
    21 %
    Id go bigger : (29 votes)
    74 %
    other : (2 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 3
    5670 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    If you don’t mind sharing, what is your FI’s height and weight? Just to get a better idea of his size and what size band would look right on him.

    Post # 4
    2058 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I find thin(ner) bands on men very very sexy.  I have literally begged FH to go thinner than 5mm but he won’t budge, LOL… I am not sure what the average width of mens bands is, if your FH likes it and you like it too then go for it Laughing Thats what matters  most, right!?!?!?

    Post # 5
    877 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    Depends on the size of his hands and fingers.  He should try the 3 mm on to see how it looks.  We’re looking at 6-8mm for my Fiance.

    Post # 6
    2634 posts
    Sugar bee

    My Fiance is 6’8″ so there is no way a 3mm would work for him.  We went with 8mm and he really likes it.

    Post # 7
    11325 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    My fi is 6’3″ and thin. I think 6mm is the thinnest he should go… hoping he goes with 8mm

    Post # 9
    1288 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010 - Indiana Memorial Union

    I think Ribs’s ring is 3 mm. He’s tall and skinny with super skinny fingers. The ring looks just right.

    Post # 10
    494 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I think 3mm is too small.  My husband is 5’10 and 155 lbs…and the 5mm looks perfect.  When I saw the 3mm, it just looked too thin.

    Post # 11
    979 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    My husband is a similar height and weight and 3mm looked pretty silly on him.  He tried on a lot of rings and eventually decided that 6mm looked best.  Anything that was less than 4 looked very feminine on him.

    Post # 13
    13099 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    My Fiance thought he wanted a wider band (was convinced that’s the style he liked actually) but when we went to actually try on rings, he really didn’t like how they looked on his fingers.  He ended up going with a much thinner band and I love it (and my Fiance is 6′ and about 240lb so he isn’t a small guy either and he has large fingers – size 12 ring!).

    Post # 14
    10367 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Why don’t you just go to a jewelry store and try some on? I think that would give you a better idea than asking us :-). Only you guys can see what the rings look like on his finger – and a jewelry store should have a wide variety to choose from just to try on.

    Post # 15
    722 posts
    Busy bee

    3mm is VERY small. My Fiance chose 4mm. That is the smallest I would consider. He likes it, but I would have gone to 5mm.

    Post # 16
    3709 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    The ring I got my Fiance is a 5 or 6 mm I think. he is 6’4″ around 220 lbs and he has large hands. It just depends on the size and shape of your future hubby’s hands and if it’s a plain band or has some type of embellishments.

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