by crystalinmke » Aug 4, 2019 hi! so i got an 8mm precision gem ruby from a fellow PSer several months ago. it was a total steal and definitely my holy grail ruby, gorgeous size and stuuuunning color. i graduated from university recently and have been trying to find work so i don't have many funds to put towards this just yet but once i get a job and settle in, i think i want to set this ruby first! i'm having trouble nailing down a setting though. firstly here's my pretty lil ruby ~~~ its my first precision gem and i adore it! its pretty large at 8mm so i'm kind of stuck on what i would like. i know i want something in yellow gold. my jewelry collection is small, i have mostly rose/yellow gold and bezels. help me out! i have found a few antique looking halos that i am really into! first i really like the look of this lang antiques pink sapphire: https://www.langantiques.com/antique-no-heat-pink-sapphire-diamond-halo-ring.html i also really like this david klass red spinel chunky antique-y halo and i LOVE the gallery of this one. the stone sizes are different though, i think i would prefer a happy medium between the two? how large would you suggest for an 8mm stone? https://www.instagram.com/p/Bfd5N2wFAS_/ full video here. i think if i go the antique halo route, i would want to go with this in yellow gold because the gallery is to die for, but stone size is where i am stuck. but i get nervous about whether that would be too large for me to feel comfortable wearing? since the stone is already 8mm? but smaller stones tend to lose the "antique halo" feel. then there are other random things i like: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bylh7t_FNaK/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B0ZbKTkl_6n/ i also love this three stone victorian inspired ring! but i am unsure of what size side stones i would get and whether a ruby with a modern cut would look good in it https://www.pricescope.com/community/threads/three-stone-oec-ring-victorian-replica-owd-dk.248179/ basically i am totally lost and have no idea how to set this! what do you guys think? how would you set this? or any other ideas?