Category Archive: Wedding Rings

How to Judge a Wedding Ring

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Judging a ring is to a large degree, admittedly, a subjective affair. You either like the look or you don’t. But when adding in factors of cost, durability and the like, it’s helpful to be aware of some objective criteria used by the pros. WEIGHT Gold is measured in karats (not carats). It’s a measure …

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Platinum Wedding Bands

Platinum Wedding Bands

Platinum is not merely a precious metal. It is the soul of a fine wedding band. Yes, it’s true that platinum wedding bands tend to be more expensive than a white gold wedding ring, similar in appearance. Sometimes, they’re almost twice as much. But there are good reasons for that. Platinum has superb shaping properties. …

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Gold Wedding Bands

Gold! The very name brings up images of wealth, beauty and long lasting value. Gold wedding bands are among the most popular not only because of tradition, but because those practices grew out of simple recognition of gold’s great worth. There are good and simple reasons this magnificent material is so highly valued as a …

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Diamond Wedding Bands

Diamond Wedding Bands

Is anything more elegant than diamond wedding bands? It’s hard to conceive. For generations, no centuries, this gem has been at the pinnacle of symbols for strength, durability and sheer beauty. Nothing reflects light the way a diamond does. Nothing says devotion and long-lasting commitment as strongly. Nothing else says: nothing less will do. Picture …

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Contemporary Wedding Bands

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You are contemporary. You are fashionable. You are a trendsetter. Why shouldn’t your wedding band reflect the same sensibility? Luckily for you, contemporary wedding bands or engagement rings don’t have to go out of fashion like yesterday’s hairstyle. These last forever. Picture a classic yellow gold band. Ordinary? It depends. Run two platinum stripes along …

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Classic Wedding Bands

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Classic. Ah…. Even the sound brings to mind images of ultimate style, long-lasting value and outstanding beauty. Classic wedding bands are aptly named. Fashion can be fickle. What is stylish today may look foolish a few years later. Remember your hair style in high school? Right, better to forget. But a classic, by definition, never …

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Celebrate Your Anniversary With A New Wedding Band

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Celebrate with a new band? You mean the latest musical group? Er, no. Your marriage was made to last. You made it that way. Celebrate your achievement and your undying devotion by giving the perfect gift: an anniversary ring. Whether it’s your 10th anniversary, your 25th or your 50th, your loved one will appreciate the …

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Anniversary Wedding Bands

Many couples want to renew their wedding vows after a year, five years or fifty. The symbolic gesture is a way of bringing up to the present that initial commitment. That choice demonstrates renewed devotion to a relationship that has endured the inevitable ups and downs of any marriage. That achievement deserves the finest possible …

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Plain Wedding Bands

‘Plain wedding bands’ is a misnomer. Simple. Elegant. Unadorned. But hardly plain. In the realm of wedding rings there is no such thing. For, here, ‘plain’ can never mean ordinary. The elegant simplicity of a plain wedding band is far from mundane in the feelings it evokes. Such rings unmistakably say: classic. They display the …

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Men’s Wedding Bands

In generations past a plain gold wedding band was the most common choice for men. The ring was usually yellow gold and wider than a woman’s ring. Today, the options for men’s wedding bands are as diverse as men’s clothing styles. Platinum, titanium and tungsten have entered the scene. Classic is still there, but now …

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