7 Cool Tricks To Pick The Right Engagement Ring That Will Flatter Your Fingers

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7 Cool Tricks To Pick The Right Engagement Ring That Will Flatter Your Fingers

Have you ever slipped an exceptionally beautiful ring on your finger only to be disappointed because it ceases to look as gorgeous as it did earlier? Well, it is because different engagement ring styles flatter different types of fingers and hand shapes. But this is no reason to worry and lose your breath about. With very little guidance, you will be able to not only save time, but narrow down your options and choose a ring that flatters your finger. Besides, you will learn how not to fall in the trap of jewellers, who try to influence buyers into finalising an expensive ring, which may not be perfect for them.

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#1. Long, slender fingers

Tricks to Pick the Right Engagement Ring that would flatter your Fingers princess cut engagement ring

Almost every style of ring works on your absolutely elegant fingers. Go for wide bands as they balance the length of your fragile, slender finger. If you are interested in sporting stone-studded bands, then stick to smaller stones as the combination of wide band and small stones help gain an illusion of width.

Tricks to Pick the Right Engagement Ring that would flatter your Fingers princess cut heart shaped round cut

Recommended stone shapes: round, princess cuts and heart-shaped.

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#2. Long, thick fingers

Tricks to Pick the Right Engagement Ring that would flatter your Fingers oval marquis emerald cut

Your finger type can carry larger stones effortlessly, which means you can blindly wear bold statement rings! In fact, it is safe to say that some of the most dramatic rings were made just for you. Wide bands are a good pick too, and this of course means that you should stay miles away from delicate rings as your fuller fingers will overshadow the ring. 

Tricks to Pick the Right Engagement Ring that would flatter your Fingers

Recommended stone shapesoval shapes, marquise and emerald cuts.

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#3. Short fingers

Tricks to Pick the Right Engagement Ring that would flatter your Fingers

Adorn your petite fingers with delicate stones on fairly thin bands to make both your finger and the ring complement each other. A big no to large, round stones, as they may rob the charm off the ring, and end up making your short fingers look stouter.

Tricks to Pick the Right Engagement Ring that would flatter your Fingers emerald tear drop oval 

Recommended stone shapes: Marquise, teardrop, oval and emerald stones in vertical setting to create an illusion of longer fingers. 

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#4. Short, plump fingers

Tricks to Pick the Right Engagement Ring that would flatter your Fingers short plump fingers

Considering your fingers are short and plump, focus on how you can emphasise on creating an illusion of longer fingers. You do this by taking attention away from the width by wearing thinner bands.

Tricks to Pick the Right Engagement Ring that would flatter your Fingers oval marquis fingers

Recommended stone shapes: Oval and marquise stones.

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#5. Short, slender fingers

Tricks to Pick the Right Engagement Ring that would flatter your Fingers short slender fingers

Widen your slender fingers by wearing a thick band so that you can create an optical illusion of having longer and slightly fuller finger.

Tricks to Pick the Right Engagement Ring that would flatter your Fingers princess octagon square cut

Recommended stone shapes: Square-cut, octagon-cut, princess-cut.

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#6. Wide or large fingers

Tricks to Pick the Right Engagement Ring that would flatter your Fingers oval rectangular round

The best way to avoid your wide fingers from looking even wider is by choosing a band that is medium to thick and stones that cover the width of your finger. You could perhaps go for split-shank bands to create an illusion of a relatively smaller finger. And, of course, ace it with angular shapes and assymetrical designs, for they create a similar illusion like split-shank bands.

Tricks to Pick the Right Engagement Ring that would flatter your Fingers engagement rings

Recommended stone shapes: Oval, rectangular, emerald, round stones or marquise.

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#7. Big knuckles

Tricks to Pick the Right Engagement Ring that would flatter your Fingers big knuckles

Though you may be envious of women with proportionate fingers and may be tempted to wear delicate bands, it is adviced you do not give in to this temptation. Instead, wear a thick band that will complement your finger type, which is heavily adorned at the centre to balance the big knuckle. Believe in the power of an elaborate ring that will work its magic for you!

Tricks to Pick the Right Engagement Ring that would flatter your Fingers round cut

Recommended stones: Round stones.

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Hope now you know which stone cut and style to go for, when buying your engagement ring. But even after this, if ever you find yourself in a situation where you have fallen in love with the ring, but it does not flatter your finger, try the same ring with a different stone size (big or small) or band size (wide or thin) depending on your finger type. This would pull you out of the conundrum. After all, that near-perfect ring which you long to wear is out there, waiting for the 'it is perfect for me' tag! 

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