(Closed) Stone too big??

posted 6 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
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Worker bee

@Stormchild:  No, that’s certainly not too big.  That’s about equivalent to a 1.75 carat emerald, give or take 1/4 carat.  And emeralds tend to face up smaller than rounds, so in terms of table surface area it probably isn’t any bigger than a 1.5 carat round…which very few people would call “too big.”  

 

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper

Gemstones are generally darker and less scintillating than diamonds, therefore they can look more “reasonable”/”engagementy” at this type of size. I think yours will look nice, especially if it’s a darker color.

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

It sounds gorgeous!

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Here’s an example of how big a 6x8mm ring is:

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

@Stormchild:  I think it will look great! I have a 2ct oval diamond, size 6 fingers, and it is very elegant, not too flashy. I do have long, skinny fingers, though, so that does help. Just remember that you’ll want to put a wedding band with it too! Post a pic!

Post # 10
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Bee Keeper

@Stormchild:  I think a green amethyst of this size will be just beautiful. Please post it when you get it, I’m drooling in anticipation already! Tongue Out

 

Post # 11
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Bumble bee

Mine is even bigger. No one says it looks like a cocktail ring (because, well, that would be rude). If they think it, that’s their problem! Mine is a white sapphire. The rounded end is about the same size as my pinky nail.

 

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2009 - Mountain Meadow/Mansion

My emerald has about the same dimensions. I love the size on my finger! I have had a few people comment that it looks big, or ask how big it is, but I don’t mind:)

Post # 15
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013 - The bride's hometown United Methodist Church near Kalamazoo

I definitely don’t think that’s too big! I do think you will get comments about it being big, like @MrsT2009 does, but not neccessarily in a bad way: like, “wow, I love it! The stone is huge!” (And by the way, MrsT, I LOVE your ring! Gorgeous). So I would say, rock it: and post pictures once you do!!

Post # 16
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Catholic Church

@Stormchild:  I don’t think it’ll be too big. I’d love to see a picture ๐Ÿ™‚

Btw, you do the @ thing by hitting reply under someone’s post. Also, you can do multiple replies in a single post ๐Ÿ™‚

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