(Closed) Halos… Love, like, or hate them? And why?

posted 5 years ago in Rings
Post # 16
4242 posts
Honey bee

I love halos and DGAF if they’re trendy- so are lots of things! For a reason, I think 😛


Post # 17
60 posts
Worker bee

I’m not crazy about halos because I feel like when you have a beautiful stone, a halo can seem like it takes away from it. I think a good center stone should stand on it’s own, it shouldn’t need accentuation.

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Post # 18
1206 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

I love halos but there are definitely some halos that I’m not into. I always find it interesting that they’re so trendy on the bed because almost all of my friends are married or engaged and not a single person I knows has a halo except for myself. 

I also don’t care if people don’t like them because they’re trendy. There’s a lot of rings I’ve seen on here that I don’t like or I think look very dated but that’s why I’m not wearing them. 

Post # 19
2268 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

I have a double halo, which is often unpopular. 

I actually didn’t think I would like it until I tried it on. Fiance loved it and thought it looked great on my hand. What we thought would look good turned out not looking so great. Funny how that happens!

Post # 20
493 posts
Helper bee

I have a cushion halo around my round stone e-ring.  My fiance picked it without any help or input from me so I did not put much thought into it before I began wearing one.  My mother did have her e-ring reset with a halo (round halo with round stone) a few years ago because her band had worn down and needed to be replaced, and I thought it was beautiful.  I think they look like a flower.

None of my friends have halos, but the number one comment I got was that the ring suited me and my style.  I couldn’t ask for anything better!

Post # 21
212 posts
Helper bee

I love halos, so much sparkle! I wanted one because I like how unique they all are, I see a million solitaires that all look the same but every halo looks different to me in some way which I love! They may be trendy on here but in real life I have only seen one! I definitely didn’t care about making my ring look bigger that actually makes me laugh, I could have had a much bigger solitaire but decided to get a smaller center stone with a bit more going on.

Post # 22
2257 posts
Buzzing bee

I used to dislike them because they were “trendy”. I also saw a lot of one stone halos. But when I saw my three stone halo ring, I knew it was my ring.

Post # 23
2092 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

I can’t stand solitaires on myself, it’s just too plain. Fiance picked out a very unique halo for me and I adore it.

Post # 24
378 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

I love halos. I think they are a beautiful way to complement a center stone. I also like their vintage feel. I love mine in particular because it’s octagonal, which I think is different. 

I also wanted a halo because I have a size 7 finger  and like a lot of finger coverage. This is not making my diamond appear larger – it’s about selecting a ring that achieves a desired proportion relative to the size of my hand. I don’t like small rings on larger fingers – that’s just my personal preference. 

Post # 25
131 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

While I thought halos were very pretty, I never wanted one for myself. I envisioned myself with a solitaire. When we tried rings on for the first time, my fiancé thought the more sparkle the better. We found a halo with enough sparkle for him, and I just love it!

It does get under my skin to know that people think that halo rings are just to make the center stone appear larger. 


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Post # 26
96 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

I have a very dainty halo, since my ring is a morganite I wanted a little sparkle around the stone to compliment it since morganite isn’t as sparkly, more of a glow than anything. I love halos but I lean more toward the “vintage-y” feeling halos 



Post # 28
2120 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

I love halos! they’ve drawn my eye since I started looking at engagement rings! (actually floral halos did, but once I tried those one, they were too “cutesy” for my hand). Here’s mine! I love it because i feel like the size of the stone and the thickness of the halo are in perfect proportion, and it seems very “clean”. Plus I like the vintage-y feel it evokes without being straight up vintage.

Everyone has lovely rings, halo or not! 

Post # 29
2571 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

In general I love halos. Of course I have come across a few I didn’t care for, but that’s true for all styles of rings (solitaires, three stones, etc.). I have loved halos since I saw Princess Diana’s as a kid, but when I was choosing my orignial engagement ring I started second guessing myself and opted for something “classic”. My solitaire was pretty, but I never loved it. My husband upgraded my ring setting on our one year wedding anniversary and now it’s perfect for me. 🙂 Here’s a picture. I had some pretty lighting coming through the curtains. My cat kinda photobombed it though lol. 


Post # 30
431 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

I love my halo! I feel like with my center stone being an  emerald cut it adds spsrkle while my center stone flashes. 

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