Got this as a place holder until I received my actual engagement ring and I have to admit its prettier in person. It arrived in a timely fashion and when I opened the box this beautiful ring looked back at me. The center stone is a good size and its intensity in color is based on your complexion. The rose band shines like precious metal and although the center stones do not sparkle as much as I hoped they have moments when they stand out. I have had the ring for about a month and there are no flaws/damage to either of the stones or band. For an extra sheen soak the ring in alcohol once every few months. The ring is perfect if you have a slimmer finger as it is dainty and light in weight. It receives compliments all the time. So if you are considering this for a nontraditional bride or just as a gift, it's a great buy.