(Closed) Painted my Black Stone White- Does it Look Bigger?

posted 6 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Does it look bigger as a white stone?
    Yes, it does look bigger. : (33 votes)
    36 %
    Yes, and it would look even bigger with brilliance and luster. : (43 votes)
    47 %
    I can't see a difference in size. : (6 votes)
    7 %
    No, it looks the same. : (8 votes)
    9 %
    No, it looks smaller when it's white. : (2 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
    4713 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 1998

    It does look bigger but I really like the black centre stone with that band (bottom left)

    Post # 4
    3227 posts
    Sugar bee

    @bunnyharriet:  Yes it looks bigger and a round diamond with facets will look even bigger. 

    Post # 5
    11271 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    white definitely looks bigger and brighter.

    Post # 6
    3175 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Definitely looks bigger.

    Post # 7
    2734 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I have a size 5 finger (because of my knuckles, so perhaps my finger is more like 4.5) so here is a picture of an 8mm ring and 9mm ring. I love 8mm! 9mm is too much 😉

    7mm cz- looks smaller in real life! Cameras add size somehow…

    9mm cz- Also looks smaller in real life…

    Post # 8
    1266 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    Wait, you literally painted it? lol Or you Photoshopped it…

    I think the white does look bigger. A well cut stone will appear bigger as well. 7mm is a good size for your finger.

    Post # 9
    1312 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    The white does look bigger.

    Post # 10
    4352 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I really hope you didn’t literally paint your stone. I think it looks the same size in both colors.

    Post # 11
    1086 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    It does look bigger but imo it looks prettier in the black. Bigger isn’t always better, however either way you go it’s beautiful


    Post # 12
    6355 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I think the bee who said that was right 😉 but I’ll maintain that color still doesn’t give the full story.

    Not sure why ppl are bugging you for painting it. Photoshop won’t help you get as much of a true, in-person idea of it. Unless your question is more about how big it looks in photos than real life, lol!

    Anyway, I got the impression you bought this ring specifically to get a sense of the size, and I’m sure the paint can be easily removed again once you’re done with it this way.

    Post # 14
    2103 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    @bunnyharriet:  Where on Ebay did you get the ring? I think that’d make a cute RHR!

    Post # 15
    4352 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @bunnyharriet:  I was worried you used a more permanent paint and that it would be a pain to take off. I just didn’t want you to damage your ring. I got paint on my ring once and it was a pain in the butt to get it off in the areas near the prongs.

    Post # 16
    3296 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - An amazing non-profit retreat



    I second this!

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