- Nov 2, 2003
I love your ring!!! Congratulations!!!
That’s true! I never thought about the possibility of reselling if I changed my mind. I wish my return window wasn’t so short!This ring is beautiful and looks perfect on you. Of course, only you can decide, but I feel that if you ever did find that it was too large [usually diamonds look smaller to you after a while], I think you would not have any trouble finding a new owner for it!
You can go ahead and put me on that list
[edit: this from someone who has several regrets about the ones that got away].
That’s what I said too when I first saw it, it’s so incredibly unique and it’s history makes it even more so! Thanks so much for the feedback!!JLS
The ring is unique, I have never seen anything like it. Congrats for finding it.
Also it flatters your fingers, you have very attractive fingers so it seems to just belong there. I say it is a keeper.. Good luck.
I think the contrast is my favorite part! I usually dislike halos because a lot of the time they just look like an extension of the center stoneI absolutely love it. Love love LOVE it. I love the size on you, I love its uniqueness and the contrast between the rose cut and the halo in particular. Delicious!!
You couldn’t be more on point with the fantasy aspect. I think that trying to recreate it with a regular cut oval would yield a totally different look, one that I’m not sure I’d like, plus the size wouldn’t end up being much smaller. My husband loves this ring more than anything else I show him, so I think I need to just get over the size anxiety and embrace it.I think your fantasy of recreating this ring with smaller proportions and then somehow feeling totally 100% OK with it is just that... a fantasy. Recreating the ring might make it a few mm smaller in one direction or another. It would still be a bold and eye-catching style. That is the nature of the beast. I think you should give yourself permission to wear something you love, something frivolous and purely aesthetic, and stop ruminating on solutions to the anxiety that prospect causes. The ring is gorgeous! You love it. Enjoy it.
Wow your rings are absolutely stunning! And I totally love the chunkyness of the antique cut! If I do decide to move onto something else, it will be an antique cut for sure. I’d love to try and recreate a smaller version of this ring with an antique cut, I just fear that I’d lose the unique look that this one has.I love the ring and it looks elegant on your beautiful hand BUT if it doesn’t satisfy all your wants then let it go. I agree with PP that a possible antique moval/oval will do it for you, I have an antique cut marquis that is so different from the modern cuts and absolutely love it.
my chunky antique compared to a modern, the cut is just so different and it has larger flashes.
start looking at fancy antique cuts, I think you will love them
Would seeing a layout [not set] of an old style brilliant oval surrounded by twelve rounds help? I do not remember a ring like that, but one or two shops could put together such arrays for demonstration; likely not in the sizes or grades you want, but in photography only proportions matter.If I do decide to move onto something else, it will be an antique cut
Yes! That would help hugely. I’m just not sure I’d be able to find a place that would be able to show me that by tomorrowWould seeing a layout [not set] of an old style brilliant oval surrounded by twelve rounds help? I do not remember a ring like that, but one or two shops could put together such arrays for demonstration; likely not in the sizes or grades you want, but in photography only proportions matter.
I really wish I had longer than 5 days to decide!!Wow! Well, I think it's fabulous but of course you are the one wearing it so your opinion is the one that really matters.
I do think that living with it for a bit will help because right now you are in lust, it's all new and sparkly, it's like the dating phase.
So two of your main concerns relate directly to the diamond itself, size and whether it will be perceived as a diamond.I really wish I had longer than 5 days to decide!!
Yes, those are exactly my two reservations with this ring. Not so much even the size, I like bigger rings and I think I could get used to it. But couple the bigger size with the not so common cut and I worry that it runs into the territory of looking more like a cocktail ring or costume jewelry rather than an engagement ring.So two of your main concerns relate directly to the diamond itself, size and whether it will be perceived as a diamond.
Regarding size, a lot of folks find that after initially thinking a stone is too large it becomes less so over time.
As far as being concerned it won't be perceived as a diamond, well most people won't even notice unless they are jewelry folk. With people that do ask it will be a great opportunity to tell them about it, how neat that it is a different cut and the history behind it.
True you could have a piece replicated with a smaller diamond but then you will lose one of your "likes" which is the history behind this piece. Not trying to push you either way but just pointing out that the current cons may be less so in a years time.