(Closed) Round or Cushion cut with Halo? So torn…

posted 10 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
8351 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

I suggest trying some on to see which one looks better on your hand. What looks good on one person may not look good on another.

Post # 4
3400 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Hmm, I love round cuts! But I somewhat find round brilliants to be slightly over-used in general jewelry on the street, and I prefer a traditional micro pave halo to have a cushion center. That being said, I have a round cut which I personally picked because I found a slightly non-traditional take on a micro pave halo and the round just spoke to me! It’s all about what you can see on your finger, and lucky you have little bitty fingers so likely anything will look nice! :]

Post # 7
293 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I LOVE the round brilliant cut with the round halo. It seems so classic and the round cut really sparkles. I may be biased though since I have this exact ring. By The Way I have a size 3.5 finger and 1 ct solitaire and I don’t think the 1 ct overwhelms my finger. But, you have to be super comfortable with the ring you are purchasing! Happy ring hunting! 🙂

Post # 8
6995 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

my sister has a beautiful round 1ct diamond that i love but when it came time for me to think about it i wanted something more intersting….so i went cushion cut…i wear a size 4 and i have a .91 cushion halo – hope the picture helps

i loooove the cushion cut – its so shiney


Post # 9
139 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I finger size is a 4 1/2 and my center diamond is .75 


Post # 10
8734 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

I LOVE cushion cut. I have a 1.5 c cushion cut solitaire (no halo) and my finger is a 4.5. I love the way it looks and any bigger would be too much.

Post # 11
3400 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Ohh I love the idea of letting your future Fiance decide on the cut! If you love both, and he knows what kind of halo and specs you are aiming for, then letting him take the reigns on the decision could really be a great experience for him, and give you the excitement and anticipation factor! Great idea! :]

Post # 12
1806 posts
Buzzing bee

I have a .74 carat round in a pave halo. My ring size is 5!

And a little closer up (sorry for the blurring!):

Post # 13
3148 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

ooooh, I love cushion cut halo rings!

Post # 14
22 posts

The Halo vs No Halo dilemma is one I am very familiar with.  If you are going to go with a halo, I love the way they look with a square/roundish Cushion Cut!  

Post # 15
725 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

I too was torn…as I thought I wanted a more “MODERN” cut….but my setting has a neat and modern profile so  I decided on the round stone as it is (what they say) the best cut for sparkle, fire and brillance.  After ALOT of diamond education we thought the round brilliant excellent cut diamond was the best investment.

1.20 centre stone set in a 2 mm micropave halo with an additional .35ctw eternity band, F, SI1, size 6.

Good luck….you will love whatever you decide.


Post # 16
970 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I hae a round diamond with a cushion halo. i love it

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