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Discover the Best Engagement Ring Style for Your Hand

What is the best engagement ring style for your hand? As jewellery experts, we recommend you choose your ring according to your hand shape and skin tone.

Find the best ring for you below!

1. Dainty hands

If you have petite hands, keep your ring delicate and simple, like a classic solitaire. Want lots of sparkle? Round and princess cut diamonds are the most radiant. Or you can add sidestone diamonds on the ring’s band – they’ll increase dazzle but won’t look overpowering.

Best Engagement Ring for Your Hand - dainty hands
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2. Long fingers

If you have long fingers, you can carry off a striking ring design. Wide bands will look good on you. If you want make your hand appear shorter, pick a design that sits across your finger horizontally  – such as an ‘east-west’ gemstone mount or a three-stone ring.

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3. Wide hands

Pick a ring that covers as much of the width of your finger as possible. Wide hands allow you to make a big statement. So consider large, round, square or unusual shapes. Wide bands are a good choice for you, as are ‘cluster rings’ made with multiple diamonds grouped together.

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4. Short fingers

Choose a long gem shape to elongate your fingers. Emerald cut, marquis cut, oval and pear shaped stones will achieve this for you. Avoid big rings that overwhelm your hand. If you want more sparkle, consider a halo of smaller diamonds around the main stone.

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5. Warm skin tones

If the veins on the inside of your wrist look greenish, rather than blue, your skin tone is warm. Yellow clothing probably tends to suit you. Yellow gold and rose gold complement a warm complexion. Red rubies, yellow diamonds and yellow sapphires will also suit you.

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6. Cool skin tones

If the veins on your inner wrist look more blue than green, then your skin tone is cool. Cool complexions suit white gold, platinum and diamonds. Blue, purple and pink gemstones like sapphires, topaz and aquamarine will also flatter your skin tone.

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Need more advice? Visit our Engagement Ring Help Centre.

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