(Closed) If all sparkly stones cost the same regardless of size, would you rock 3+cts?

posted 6 years ago in Rings
  • poll: What would you rock?

    Under 1ct

    1-2cts

    3-4cts

    4+cts

    Colorless stone

    Colored stone

  • Post # 3
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Sure. Not everyday. I would want an oval or cushion cut. I have round diamond now and can’t imagine wearing a bigger round than I have now. A stone to take up more length would look nice though.

    Post # 4
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    No way! My finger is a size 4 (really more of a 3.75) and that would just look so overwhelming on my hand. I just don’t think that would be flattering on me. I think the most I could handle would be maybe 2ct. Really though I’d probably cut off at around 1.5. Right now my diamond is just over 1ct.

    Post # 5
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    Helper bee

    I would want an oval or cushion cut colourless diamond if price was no object.  3 carats would be my ideal.

    Post # 6
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2017

    I have a 1.8 carat center stone and I think that’s the biggest I would ever get, as I have tiny fingers- my ring is already a little much so that would be crazy!

    Post # 7
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2015

    @ladyamalthea  I wouldn’t. My finger is a size 5 and I have tiny hands. It would look cartoonish on me. Big stones aren’t really my style anyway. I said under 1 or 1-2, but I think I would go with 1 ct center stone as my max.

    Post # 8
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    I currently have a round brilliant, I’m not sure of the exact carat weight but its a bit over 2.

    If I wasn’t working in my current job, I’d get a 3 ct. I have large hands and didn’t think I’d be comfortable wearing over 2 but I see 3 cts and think yeah, I could get down with that..

    Post # 9
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    Sugar bee

    @ladyamalthea  I have a two carat that I prefer aesthetically on my large fingers, but I don’t think I’d go larger. I LOVE my ring but sometimes with putting my hands in my pockets and sleeping with it on it gets in the way a little lol

    So I imagine a 3 ct would only be in the way MORE although I do love the look!

    Post # 10
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    Bee Keeper

    @ladyamalthea  I’d always go with diamond, personally, and I’d go with under 1ct (0.75ct max for a solitaire; 0.65ct max as a centre stone in a halo/similar) unless it was a cocktail ring in which case I might go up to 2ct for fun.

    Post # 11
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I would go as big as possible! I’ve never tried on anything huge, but I always admire it on other people. I have a small finger too, but please believe, my fingers are strong! I’m sure they can handle it!

    Post # 12
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2016

    That’s kinda what’s happening for me!!! My BF plans to propose with his grandmothers 2.1 carat diamond solitaire. I have a size 4 finger. Without the ring we would have like a 3k ring budget! I feel so lucky! I love big stones and would never be able to afford one on my own

    Post # 13
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    I’d get one, probably oval or elongated cushion, but I wouldn’t wear it daily.

    Sometimes I catch clients staring at my small ring (I work at a pro bono legal aid clinic currently) and I feel really terrible, so I would absolutely not want anything that’s more eye catching.

    Post # 14
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I really like the way my ring looks on me. It’s a 1.25 center with a chunky halo. The width across my halo is 10mm, which if a round diamond were 10mm wide it would be approximately 3.5 carats. So I think I would be comfortable with a 3 carat stone as long as it was in a low setting.

    However my sweet spot is around 1.75-2.25 and if I had to replace my current ring I’d probably get another ring that had a halo of canary diamonds and a 2 carat OEC diamond.

    Post # 15
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2016

    @ladyamalthea  I’d be making my way downtown and buying me a huge ass asscher! 
    I’d rock a 3ct, or a 4ct, I don’t know if I would actually be comfortable with anything bigger, I mean that literally, I have small hands and chubby fingers, it may be uncomfortable to wear anything larger!

    I’d get a diamond, as you said, it goes with everything and sparkles!

    Post # 16
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2016 - Gorse Hill, Surrey, UK

    @ladyamalthea  I’d rock something proportional to my hands. No more than 1ct as I’m so small! 

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