|Choosing Your Wedding Rings
Most wedding bands come in gold or platinum. Both metals can both be brushed or polished. Brushed gold
or platinum bands provide a soft warm look, while polished precious metals
have a more traditional look.
It's best to match to style of wedding bands with the bride's engagement ring.
Gold wedding bands are the rings of choice. Even though the
precious metal is most commonly chose there is nothing common about
the band at all. Gold bands come in literally thousands of styles
- Yellow gold wedding bands
- White gold wedding bands
- Rose gold wedding bands
Dark skin tones are a perfect backdrop for yellow gold wedding
Lighter skin tones are complimented by platinum or white gold. White gold
and platinum wedding bands may look similar, but they normally cost less.
Gold is often mixed with other metals such as nickel zinc or copper
to add strength and durability.
You can tell how much gold a piece of jewelry contains by looking at how many karats it has.
A karat weight increases price, color vibrancy, and purity. As price
increases durability decreases.
24K gold wedding bands: Pure
24-karat (24K) gold has a rich color, but can bend with daily wear.
18K gold wedding bands: 18-karat (18K) gold is 75-percent pure and offers more durability than 24K.
14K gold wedding bands: Couples often choose sturdy 14-karat (14K) gold wedding bands for their durability and lower
A highly durable precious metal, platinum wedding bands are in high
Aside from its durability it is a rather dense precious metal.
For that reason it is more expensive then gold. And no wonder, platinum weighs 60 percent more than gold,
and is therefore more difficult to bend or break. That said it is
much more resistant to damage compared to other metals.
can cost as little as $50 to $15,000 or more. The key is having the
time to shop around and find the ring(s) you like. Here are some
1. Shop for clearances
2. Shop seasonally when June bride wedding rings are on sales
3. Shop second hand stores
4. Some stores will offer discounts on jewelry trades.
5. Look for sales online. You'll always find the best bargains in
the online marketplace.
sales on wedding jewelry
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