(Closed) Looking for thoughts… loved my brand new E-ring until someone said something!

posted 6 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
170 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I think that ring is beautiful and not too big at all! You said it was a guy that said it was huge? I think guys are just clueless because my cousin always tells me mine is too big and I only have a .75 center stone =P Don’t let people make you feel self conscious of your ring!!

Post # 4
805 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

He’s a bloke! I think it’s lush btw

Post # 5
3000 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

It’s the perfect size! I think you just need to get used to it πŸ™‚

Post # 6
1245 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

First of all, congrats on the engagement!

I have noticed that rings photograph much larger than they appear in person.  It’s like the camera adds a carat to the stone!  And just looking at your picture, I would have guessed your center stone is bigger than 1.4ct.

With anything, your eye gets used to looking at something over time and it won’t look so big.

You have to ignore the snarky comments.  There’s really nothing you can do about them except just say how much you love your ring (which is beautiful BTW!)

I was given a family 1.5ct diamond and at first I thought it was huge.  Now it just looks normal sized πŸ™‚  You do get used to it.

Post # 7
1361 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

First of all, congrats!  And welcome to the Bee!  You’re going to love it here….

Second, forget about him.  Guys don’t think about stuff.  People are always going to think things, it’s too big, it’s too small, they don’t like the halo, they prefer yellow gold… because everyone has their own preference.  All that matters is that you love it.  And it’s gorgeous, by the way!  Congrats again!  

Post # 8
6394 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

He might’ve meant that as a compliment, too! It’s gorgeous, but it’s definitely not delicate, lol :). I’m guessing he thinks that bigger = better, so he wanted to compliment its size. You should totally feel great about your ring, it’s so pretty!

Post # 10
8882 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

Welcome and Congrats! Your ring is gorgeous!!

Post # 12
172 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Congrats and welcome!! πŸ™‚

There is always going to be that one person that makes an inappropriate comment.  Just enjoy your gorgeous ring and this wonderful time and don’t give anyone else another thought. πŸ™‚


Post # 13
4713 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 1998

Congrats and welcome! Your ring is perfect and dont let anyone burst your happy bubble. Just tell them thank you and walk away.



Post # 14
5921 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

Your ring is perfect.  It’s easy for us to misinterpret comments people make.  It was probably his awkward attempt at a compliment. 

Post # 15
4192 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

It’s very pretty, and the size works well with your hand. And it does take a little while to get used to the bling! πŸ™‚

Post # 16
9674 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2019

Congratulations!! πŸ™‚ It looks like the perfect size for your finger πŸ™‚

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