Wedding Rings Guide


A symbol of everlasting love.

Your wedding ring is a symbol of your everlasting love and commitment to your partner. It is a piece of jewellery that you will wear for the rest of your life, so it is important to choose one that you love and that reflects your personal style.

Wedding rings have been worn to signify commitment for thousands of years. The first wedding rings were used in ancient Egypt over 6,000 years ago. The wedding band and engagement ring are placed together on the fourth finger of the left hand because the Romans believed there was a vein that ran directly to the heart - the Vena Amoris, or "the vein of love." The wedding band is a symbol of everlasting love with no beginning and no end.

Today, wedding rings come in a variety of styles, from simple and classic to elaborate and modern. You can choose a ring made from a variety of metals, including gold, platinum, silver, and palladium. You can also choose a ring with or without gemstones. Some popular gemstones for wedding rings include diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds.

No matter what style of wedding ring you choose, make sure that it is something that you love and that you will be proud to wear for the rest of your life. Your wedding ring is a symbol of your love and commitment, and it is something that you will cherish for years to come.

Start Your Ring Search Early

Start 2-3 months before the wedding date to buy/create your wedding ring. The earlier the better. You want to make sure it fits and you get something that you want. It is something that you will be wearing the rest of you life.

Also to make sure you get you know your ring size!

Budget

Sometimes the wedding bands budget gets overlooked in wedding planning. A lot of people leave this last minute.

The more personalised the rings are, the budget in increases.

For example, two bespoke rings in precious metal will be around £900-1000.

Size of Wedding Ring

If you already have an engagement ring, you'll need to decide whether you want the two rings to match in size/width.

It is also important also to consider the combined width of the two rings, to ensure that they will be comfortable to wear together (contour together)- without having big gaps.

As a general rule, the larger your hands, the wider the ring that will suit you. Usually we find that most ladies choose wedding rings between 2mm and 3mm wide, and most gentlemen opt for wedding rings of 4mm-6mm.

Ethical Options

Ethical engagement rings made with Fair Trade gold & Fair Mined gold you are making a difference in the lives of artisanal miners, their communities and the natural environment around the mine which protects the wildlife, rivers and plants. 

Giving these small-scale gold miners a sustainable future with gold that is fully traceable and produced responsibly. You can have options of using recycled gold/precious metals, this helps with sustainability in the jewellery industry. Furthermore, you can choose ethical gemstones.

Please talk to me if you like to explore these options.

Choosing Precious Metals

Ideally, the metal in your wedding band should match the metal used in your engagement ring.

Wedding Ring Styles

It would be good to narrow down your ring style choices. 

 Think about the shape of the wedding style and ring profile.

Court Style

Often the most popular profile, it's rounded and the inside and outside for ultimate comfort.

D-Shape Style

The second most popular fit where the ring lies flat on the inside but rounded on the outside - making a D shape.

Flat Court Style

A modern approach to a standard court fit. Designed for maximum comfort, flat courts are rounded inside and square off.

Shaped

Ideal to sit with another ring, this curved look is often described as 'wishbone' ring and would compliment an engagement ring.


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