Post # 1
Currently shopping for an e-ring setting to mount a 1.05 ruby stone and propose to my amazing girlfriend on our 1st year anniversary of dating. I’m worried the one ring I’m looking at will be too thick in width. Its a twist design and measures at 4.6mm. She’s wears an 8-8.5 size ring and I don’t want the ring to be too much. It doesn’t “look” thick in the picture but I really don’t know.
Another option is this 3mm split shank ring.
She has a 2.5mm promise ring right now and feels that its too thin, so I know I have to get something wider but don’t want to go too wide.
Post # 3
Id say go for the wider one. Mine is pretty wide and I LOVE it. If she has a 8 to 8.5 size finger it would give great finger coverage.
Post # 4
@uncltredpearl: I LOVE the first one, but it’s similar to my engagement ring. It’s so pretty. This is how it looks on my finger which is a size 5.5 (but a size 6 ring)
Post # 5
here’s another view with my 2 wedding bands.
Post # 6
I’d say go with the wide one. My e-ring is a solitaire, and the band measures almost 4mm wide, and it looks just fine on my size 7.25 finger.
Beautiful choices, By The Way. Oh, and a ruby?! Oh my!
Post # 7
@uncltredpearl: Go with the first one! It won’t be too wide on her size 8-8.5 finger and it’s beautiful. Plus it’s a delicate design so it will look feminine while also having great finger coverage
Post # 8
I think the first one is much much prettier. It is thick, but it has been splitted into two, so it won’t look bulky. I would vote a big no if it’s a solid 4.6mm band.
PS. Make sure she wants a ruby on her e-ring since it’s a little non-traditional.
Post # 9
I think the first one is really pretty. It doesn’t look wide but will give her a great look, especially if she wants wider. My ering is wide but tapered at the bottom to make it easier to wear. I am getting it cut down from 4.5mm to 3mm just because i have short stubby fingers and wear two eternity bands with it. I love that you are putting so much thought into it. Please show us a picture when it is all done. It will be stunning and we would all llike to see!
Post # 10
The wider one. I am partial to wider bands because I have one. I had a thin band originally, but it spun all time. I think that the wider one is prettier with more details. It will not be too much for a size 8 finger…
Post # 11
- Wedding: January 2011 - Midland, TX
LOVE the first one!!! My finger is a 3.5 and I have a twist design and I don’t think it’s to wide! She will love it!
Post # 12
Thanks for the advice ladies and all of your rings look so beautiful. Wow! I’ve never brought a ring of this caliber for anyone before so I’m very excited and doing a ton of research. i’m absolutely certain she wants a ruby center stone. And I’ll definitely update with pics as soon as its done.
Post # 13
I agree with the larger one!
I think a 4.6mm ring will look gorgeous and proportional on a size 8 finger!
Post # 14
@uncltredpearl: That will be GORGEOUS with a ruby!!! Definitely prefer the first one. With the shank being twisted like that and not solid, it won’t give the appearance of being too wide. Here is my 4 mm band for reference. I love it. Please come back and post pictures when the ring is done!! Good luck!!
ETA: Here are my two rings on my size 4.75 finger (together they are over 6 mm so your Girlfriend will definitely be fine!).
Post # 15
On an unrelated note … your nails look fab!! LOL.
Post # 16
@uncltredpearl: That looks like my setting (without a halo) and I love it! Here’s a pic and just for reference the ring is size 5 and the center is 2 carats… So its pretty gaudy for most people!