(Closed) is 2.0 ct. too much?

posted 4 years ago in Rings
  • poll: is a 1.0 ct band too much for my 1.0 ct ring?
    Yes : (56 votes)
    55 %
    No : (46 votes)
    45 %
  • Post # 2
    939 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 1975

    lisamarie4045:  That looks good! But it’s not up to me to say the final yes or no. You have to wear what you are comfortable with it (both wearing and financially). From a spectators/outsiders view, it’s a great set, looks very classic. Keep us updated & let us know what you decide to do!

    Post # 3
    758 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Our Backyard/Steakhouse

    lisamarie4045:  It’s not my taste…I find it too much.  But you’re the one wearing it…what do YOU think?  There’s your answer

    Post # 4
    3718 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    lisamarie4045:  Can you afford it? Easily and without debt? If so, and you love it, go for it. Do I think it is too much? I think that it doesn’t look too flashy, just too thick for my tastes. If you love it, go for it.

    Post # 5
    70 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    It does look nicely balanced, and suits your hand….doesn’t look too big or gaudy, and if you like it (which i get the feeling you do!) and you can afford it, then go for it! Nice nail varnish btw, what’s the colour/make?


    Post # 6
    9782 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2015

    you should do whatever you want- who cares. 

    But since you asked- Personally no 2 carats is not too much but im not into the triple thick blingy look- hard to tell what I’m looking at and its hard to make out the details of your ering. 

    Post # 7
    8695 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    It isnt the carat amount that is too much for me but the width of all those bands. I dont care for it but I dont have to wear it. If YOU love it then you get it for YOUR finger. I wouldnt worry about what others think. 

    Post # 9
    3395 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2006

    lisamarie4045:  I think they look great with your engagement ring… If you can afford it, I say go for it!!!! That set is gorgeous on your finger! 

    Post # 11
    241 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    lisamarie4045:  this looks perfect!!!  And definitely NOT too much!! 

    Post # 13
    70 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    How about equivalent thickness plain metal bands? That would give you the width, but not detract from that gorgeous ring. I miss mine….36 days out from the wedding and I lost it on a train somewhere! *sniff*

    Post # 14
    11 posts

    My rings are 3 carats together and We are looking for another band to go on the other side. That will bring it to 4.25 carats. It’s personal choice. I’m from Southern California.  This isn’t considered gaudy here. Every time we go to Malibu or Hollywood it feels small. My center stone is about 1.25. I’d dream to have at least a 2carat. I know in some places that’s considered big. I just like big I guess. I also have huge chubby fingers. Size 8. I think if you like being do it! Who cares? Whatever makes you happy when you look at your ring. 

    Post # 15
    14658 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I dont think 2ct is too much, but I think the whole set is just too much – too thick and chunky for my personal taste.  My set is 2ct total too and I think it’s pefect for me.  It’s completely up to your own taste.

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