(Closed) What's enormous or huge?

posted 6 years ago in Rings
  • poll: What is huge?
    over 1 ct : (22 votes)
    8 %
    over 1.5 ct : (67 votes)
    24 %
    over 2 ct : (92 votes)
    33 %
    3ct + : (100 votes)
    36 %
  • Post # 3
    3572 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    over 2 carats

    Post # 4
    89 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I genuinely can’t imagine wearing anything more than a carat. Mine is .70ct and it’s plenty big enough. I have little fingers though.

    Post # 5
    5958 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2018

    Depends on the hand, some people can carry a 2 carat like it’s nothing, and some ladies look overwhelmed wtih .5!

    Post # 6
    5423 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I think over 2cts.  But the setting plays a part, High prongs, halos, anything that really adds to the stone will make me say “woah too much”, because its too much on the finger, not the stone itself tho.

    Post # 7
    3314 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I think it really depends on the size of the hand/fingers.  My fingers are size 7 and I think my rings look the right size on me.  My daughter has delicate little paws and my e-ring looks much larger on her! 

    I think “huge” is a 3 carat stone.  

    Post # 9
    2385 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I have a size 4 finger, so anything over 1 or 1.5 ct looks HUGE depending on cut. 

    Post # 10
    688 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    2 cts. Is waaay to much for me personally. 

    Post # 11
    14486 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Over 2 would look big on any hand imo.  I wear a 4.25, and think 1.5-2 would be perfect.

    9ct was definitely too big for me!

    Post # 12
    6743 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @LilMsMicro:  2+ only?  I don’t think it’s enormous or huge until it’s over 3.5ct, so I can’t really vote in your poll. 

    Post # 13
    11272 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    i think a solitaire over 4 carats is huge.  i would wear it though.  i love large diamonds and i only have a 5.5 finger.

    Post # 14
    6743 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I think whether it looks bad depends on the setting.  My sister has a gorgeous 4-5 ct (not sure how big exactly).  Maybe 10ct would be too big? 🙂

    Post # 16
    1382 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I’m a size 4.5 finger, and I have a 2.2ct Ring Bearer center stone.  Personally, I think it’s big but not huge.. looks a lot bigger in photos.  If I had a halo around it, it just might look huge to me.

    I think nearing 3ct for a center stone is huge… but not gonna lie, still very desirable 😉

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