Unless you are clear about the ways to approach wedding bands, it will never be easy to buy the right one. With so many different styles, designs and materials of wedding rings it is easy to get confused.
Since the simple wedding band is now the centerpiece of male jewelry, it needs some good knowledge and understanding to ensure that you get the band of your choice. As you realize that bands can become an indispensable accessory, you have to do some serious introspection to discover ways of making a smart purchase.
Rare metals can help to create a unique impression, but you need to have a suitable budget for it because metals that are rare cost a lot higher than widely available ones. Whatever you choose has to align with your spending ability because everyone has some limit for it.
Not being able to do it would leave deep holes in the pocket and would mar the buying experience. The market of mens wedding bands has grown quite complicated with many metal types and finishes along with various styles and designs. You must take a methodical approach to cut through the numerous selection parameters easily. How you can do it without stressing will become apparent on reading the below tips.
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Wedding band that is representative of your lifestyle
People use the physical signs that you display on your body to understand your lifestyle and taste. What kind of dress, jewelry, and accessories you wear convey much information about your taste and style.
Knowing that the band is a necessary accessory that upholds your personality and tells people about your taste and style, you have to ensure that the wedding ring perfectly matches with your lifestyle.
How much conscious you are about yourself will reflect in the size of the wedding ring. If the ring is too large and pronounced, it tells about your desire to express yourself loudly in front of others. If the design is simple yet elegant with a controlled display of luxury, it speaks about your class. The better you know yourself, the more appropriate will be the selection of bands.
What metal do you prefer?
The style and design of bands depend on the metal used for making it. Therefore, selecting the right metal is critical to ensure that the style and design come out at its best.
The choice of metals for bands is quite long because, in addition to the traditional precious metals gold, silver, and platinum, new metals like tungsten, titanium, cobalt chrome and palladium are quickly gaining popularity.
The latter group of hard and scratch resistant metals with much lower cost and better durability are turning out to be a better choice for bands for many people. Ceramic rings that are lightweight and hypoallergenic are also an excellent choice for bands.
Look for the comfort fit
The wedding band is going to be your lifetime companion just like your partner and as you have to wear it constantly, pay attention to how comfortable you feel to wear it. Besides selecting the right size of ring that remains snugly fit on the finger even in the sunset days you must pay attention to the design so that the ring does not interfere with other objects you handle in day-to-day affairs.
How comfortable you feel in wearing the ring depends on the right size as well as the design. The edges of the band can be flat or curved and there must be a gentle curvature on the inside surface of the band that imparts smoothness in movement and makes it comfortable to wear. Try out as many sizes as possible to select the right size.
Pay attention to the finish
The shine of the wedding band contributes to its texture, and this is what we term finish. Wedding rings, depending on the metal, can have a bright shining surface, moderately radiant surface or a more suppressed shine in the form of matte finish.
While it is common to have only one type of surface finish for the band, it is also possible to have a combination of two kinds of finishes – highly polished and matte finish in a single band that gives it a unique look.
Give it a personal touch
To make the band exclusive and give it a personal touch, you can engrave the name of your partner on the inner panel. It is an excellent way of providing a special meaning to an essential accessory that would become your companion in life.
We hope you enjoyed this little run down on men’s wedding bands. Have questions? Contact Littleton Fine Jewelry today. We would love to guide you. Or, if you’re in the Littleton, CO area, feel free to bring your jewelry in and our jewelry repair experts can take a look at it for you.