how to select the perfect engagement ring
A man generally puts lots of thought into choosing the engagement ring for their fiancé, and when it is time to select his wedding band he will realize that he is clueless about many options that are available. There’re 7 things that you have to consider while choosing the men’s wedding bands: metal choice, width, finish, fit, engraving and detailing.
Metals are used traditionally for the custom rings for men and they are white gold, platinum, rose gold, yellow gold, and palladium. So, there are benefits to all of them:
This gold type comes in rhodium, member of the platinum family that gives it an amazing white color that is similar to the platinum’s but in a lower price range
Platinum is very durable and the rarest item in the crust. This is hypoallergenic and never causes any skin reactions.
Palladium is the member of the platinum family and has similar look, generally, do not cost much than platinum or white gold.
The yellow gold gives a subtle and warm glow and comes in classic option.
This type of gold is the beautiful and less common option and makes a unique vintage effect. This is ideal for the groom who is looking for a distinctive appearance.
How wide would you like the ring to be? You can try on some men’s wedding bands that come in different widths and decide what you find best. The wider rings generally tend to be very expensive, but balance the size and the price, by selecting the metal, which is in your budget.
Finish generally describes the texture of the ring’s metal.
These are terms to know:
- High Polish: It is a traditional choice & describes metal with the reflective finish.
- Matte: This is the less reflective choice with understated and modern feel.
- Combination: The wedding bands combine matte & high polish textures.
The hammered unique wedding bands look like a small hammer that has pounded metal and create a textured effect. It is popular for one who wants a unique and attractive look.
The edges of the men’s wedding bands are curved and flat and form the right angles on sides of a ring. Popular band has rounded edges that will make it the best choice for the men who’re highly concerned about how it can feel to wear ring daily.
No matter whether you select the ring, which is classic and understated and eye-catching and unique, there’re many ways for personalizing band with the engraving.
Not very long before there were some options in the men’s wedding bands other than metal, however nowadays you will have the unique custom rings for men. You can add a little style in your ring with the diamond and sapphire accents, like a subtle vertical stripe or Celtic Knot design.