It doesn’t look bulky compared to a lot of much more bulky rings I’ve seen lol, but personally it would probably still be too bulky for me. I’m not a jewelry person at all and I knew I wouldn’t end up wearing my ring(s) unless they were super simple and barely felt like wearing anything at all lol. My engagement ring is just a single solitaire stone on a plain white gold band, and my wedding ring is just a plain white gold band. I sometimes almost wish that I had a more fun styled ring but I know I’d never wear it and that would defeat the purpose.
I guess the answer is, to each their own! It could be too bulky for some people but not for others. Just be realistic about what you think YOULL want to wear.
My ring definitely felt bulky and after a year and a half I got a knot in my hand at that finger that went away after I didn’t wear it for a month. I got used to the bulkiness eventually but I just take my ring off when I get home so hopefully that doesn’t happen again.
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Is it possible to get the ring from a store that has a return policy so you can return it if you don’t like how it feels after a while? Or to get an inexpensive ring that’s a similar style so you can wear it for a few weeks maybe and see how you feel about it?
By the way, take the ring off at home is a great idea, I think. Because I’m really clumsy and always touch something with my hands. And I also like to mess around in the garden, of course with gloves, but still.
I have a halo framed ring similar to that and to be honest i don't enjoy wearing it aha because to me personally it is cumbersome. and you do feel it on your hand but again, that's also ok if you aren't working with your hands a whole lot
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If the frequency of your wearing it is dress up, or family occasions, then in the drawer, get the bigger, showier ring. It would only be an issue of too much ring if you wear it all the time, and frequently work with your hands. My engagement and band have no stones, at all. Hi tech glass, painted with enamel, plain band. I work where there is water around, with power tools, feed things in to machines with my fingers, twisting and turning. Play flute and violin, where rings with stones annoy me so I take them off carelessly. And work with really messy things. No point to a ring I would lose, or not wear. My wedding gift from hubby, and 1st anniversary or meeting each other gift, are diamond stud earrings. And Ruby earrings. And I have a few not very valuable rings I put on for something sparkly, or a soft gemstone, opal, tigers eye, peridot, aquamarine, star Ruby. I don't much care for diamond solitaires, and would rather less pricey rings for dress up, that I wear then put away, with my plain bands otherwise. I probably put on something special 6-10 times a month. Do what suits you.
I work as an athletic director and spend a lot of time outdoors. I'm always using my hands a lot in ways that wearing rings are problematic, so the only time I ever wore a ring prior to our engagement was to wear a small stacking ring (solo) maybe a half dozen times for special occasions.
My engagement ring is 1/2 carat with much smaller side stones and no halo, so delicate and dainty, and even so it took me a while to get used to wearing it without knocking it into things, especially reaching into my bag for something or when putting on my seatbelt. I love the size of my ring - it doesn't feel too heavy, too big, or too bold - but even being a smaller ring it still protrudes and took some getting used to having it on my hand. I wanted a smaller ring because a large one would have felt really obnoxious and out of character for me, and even with a smaller ring I still find I remove it frequently because of my lifestyle. There are women who wear 5-carat rings and never take them off, so what stone size works for you is largely a matter of personal preference.
Also a 2 carat stone is going to appear and feel larger on a size 5 finger than it will on a size 8 or 9, so keep that in mind as well. My ring is a 1/2 carat and a size 6 and I love it!
It doesn’t seem bulky to me at all. It will take some getting used to if you’re not used to wearing a ring at all. But I wore my class ring on my right ring finger for years and have had a purity ring on my left since high school. The class ring (weight-wise) was probably bulkier that that ring you posted.