You may already be engaged and on the lookout for the perfect wedding rings to finally marry the love of your life. Choosing the perfect wedding rings is no easy task, there are many things you need to take into consideration and although wedding rings tend to be quite simple, they need to be unique to you as they will represent your love and devotion to each other. Follow our guide to help you pick the perfect wedding bands.
Have a budget
If you’re a true romantic then you have probably dreamt of your wedding day since you were a child, however it’s important to be realistic when we speak about wedding rings as they can be quite pricey. Setting a budget can really be a lifesaver once you start your search. A simple wedding band can go from $15 to a grand depending on the retailer, the quality of the metal, etc. Make sure you decide if you want your bands to be engraved as this will definitely add up to your final price.
Choose your metal
It’s important to narrow your choices before starting your research so you don’t waste too much time finding the perfect wedding rings. Start with the metal, there are many choices out there: titanium, platinum, 9, 18, 24ct yellow, white or rose gold, silver, tungsten carbide. Your choice depends on what you are looking for: durability, looks, luxury, trend, tradition and budget.
Do it together
Engagements rings are generally a total surprise to the future bride however choosing your wedding bands together is nice. Some people like to give the task to the groom or the bride but doing it together is a nice way to spend some quality time together and to make a life choice together. Your tastes may be different and talking through the various bands together may be just what you need to make the right compromise. You could choose to do your shopping online or in a jewellery store, obviously keep in mind that at the moment you may only be able to do it online.
Comfort above all
It may be tempting to choose a fancy band with diamonds but sometimes simplicity is all you need when selecting the perfect wedding rings. Remember that you will have to wear that band for the rest of your life so choose something you are comfortable with. Try the band beforehand, make sure the size and shape is comfortable but also that you are happy with the thought of wearing that ring for decades. Maybe avoid choosing something too extravagant in case you end up changing your mind or it clashes with an outfit.