(Closed) moissanite 1 ct or 1.5 ct?

posted 4 years ago in Rings
Post # 2
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Helper bee

This is my ring for reference 1ct moissanite on a size 5.5. Hopefully this helps give you an idea of what a size you would like more. Personally I love the size of my stone and how much finger coverage it gives but a 1.5 would be nice as well. 

 

Post # 4
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Sugar bee

Victoriagrace06:  ring shrinkage happens, so I say go with the 1.5! I don’t have a moissanite, but I have a 1.7 carat on a 5.75 finger — and I don’t find it overwhelming or gaudy.  

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2017 - Kaneohe, Hawaii

I have a1.25 so I say go for the 1.65 for sure!! 

Post # 8
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Sugar bee

My centre stone is a 1.08ct moissy. The sides are .27s. My ring size is a 4.5

Post # 9
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Busy bee

I have a 1 carat forever one moissanite centre stone on a size 5 finger. My ring is also from moissaniteco. 

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 1989

The halo is going to add a lot to the size, so I’d go with the 1 carat center stone.  Hopefully someone with a halo 1 carat ring can post a picture

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

Victoriagrace06:  I have a size 5 finger and have a 1ct Round Brilliant in my engagement ring, but I also have a loose 1.5ct OEC. With them side by side I really can’t see too much of a difference(could be my setting though)-I’ll add a pic. But, if you’re adding a halo it may make it look much bigger so it really depends on how much finger coverage you want. Hopefully this helps 

Post # 12
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2016

I have a 1.25 with a rather large halo on a size 5.5

Post # 14
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2016

That’s gorgeous! I’m glad you went 1.5! Shrinkage is real! 

Post # 15
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Sugar bee

Here is a 1 carat moissy (on the very bottom) and at the very top is a 1.5ct moissy (center ring is 1.20ct diamond). Finger size is 4.25, but I wear the bigger moissy on my right hand which is a size 5.25. I don’t think it looks too big or gaudy, I love a bigger stone. Yours will look awesome! 

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