(Closed) What size mm does this look like to you?

posted 4 years ago in Rings
  • poll: What size mm do you think?
    1.5 : (1 votes)
    2 %
    1.8 : (9 votes)
    20 %
    2.0 : (14 votes)
    32 %
    2.3 : (20 votes)
    45 %
  • Post # 2
    Member
    622 posts
    Busy bee

    Thats hard to tell from the picture, it depends on how big your hand is etc, it could be 2.3 mm.

    Post # 3
    Member
    138 posts
    Blushing bee

    pess:  Agreed. If you put something next to it for scale like a penny it would help. But I’m really not sure why you’re doubting the lady, I’m assuming she used a ruler and measured it in order to come up with that number? If not then can’t you measure it with a ruler? It’s a beautiful ring though, the band size looks great but if you want it thicker go for it.

    Post # 4
    Member
    6711 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 1997

    Yes, it looks like a 2.3 mm band. Mine is a 2.5 mm and looks almost identical. But it is very easy for bands to look thinner or thicker depending on the light, the angle or the size of the stone and/or finger. Realistically, the salesperson has nothing to gain by lying, so why would you doubt them?

     

    Post # 5
    Hostess
    3077 posts
    Sugar bee

    Need more info.  FWIW, it does not look like 2.3mm to me.  

    Post # 6
    Member
    1294 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2016

    It does look really thin…thin enough for me to consider getting a wider band for myself than the 2.5 I have picked out. I don’t know what the lady would gain by lying either, but it really does look thin.

    Post # 7
    Member
    4640 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    It does look like a 2.3, but maybe a tiny bit smaller… 2.2? 

    What size is the stone?

    Post # 9
    Member
    3113 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2016 - Surfer\'s Beach, Grand Cayman

    Mine is 1.7 or 1.8 I can’t remember and it definitely looks thinner, so I would say it does look to be around 2 or 2.3mm.

    Post # 10
    Member
    561 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Hard to tell from a picture, but if the lady at the reputable jeweler says it’s 2.3mm, then it’s most likely 2.3mm. Jewelers have tools for easily measuring this stuff, but if you don’t trust her don’t buy from her.

    Post # 11
    Member
    535 posts
    Busy bee

    taylorturtle:  It looks like 2.3mm to me. But… it seems that you still want a wider band regardless of what size it is currently, so real the question is, do you get another shank or keep it as-is. Personally I think it’s perfect! The wider you go, the smaller the diamond will appear IMO. 

    Post # 12
    Member
    10572 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2013

    Yes it absolutely looks like its 2.3mm in my opinion. Which is actually alot thinner than it sounds. I think it’s a great size and looks very nice on you.

    Post # 13
    Member
    532 posts
    Busy bee

    I’d say it definitly looks at least 2.3mm. 

    I thought mine was a lot thinner until I tried it on with a 2mm and a 2.5mm plain wedding band And realised that 2mm is thinner than you’d expect!

    Post # 14
    Member
    1706 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    Yeah, it looks like 2.3mm, no doubt. If you want thicker, I’d go for 3mm. 🙂 

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