Brides Wedding Ring

wedding ringsSo, he's proposed to you and given you this gorgeous engagement ring? So what could be better than getting another one to compliment it! Choosing your wedding ring can often be a fun time if you are the sort of girl that likes going from shop to shop looking at loads of different designs and trying on dozens of rings.

If, however, you prefer to narrow down the choice and try a few selected 'favourites' then have a read of this article. We explain the different aspects to your wedding ring to enable you to approach jeweller with the information and ideas that should make the final selection and quicker process.

If you are thinking of buying a diamond ring, please take a moment to read our short article about conflict diamonds.



Wedding Ring Profile

Names are assigned to the profile of a ring based on the shape made by a cross section of the ring if you were to cut through it:- you can probably instantly imagine what a 'd-shaped' profile looks like but some profile names are less obvious. Read more about your wedding ring profile.

Wedding Ring Metal

The metal used in your wedding ring not only affects the look of the ring but also how hardwearing it is - think about how thin your grandmothers wedding ring has worn and you can see that rings worn everyday will wear away gradually. If your job involves manual work but you want to wear your ring all the time then look for a hard wearing metal. Read more about your wedding ring metal.

Wedding Ring Finish

The most common finish for a wedding ring is a mirror finish where the ring is polished until the metal becomes highly reflective. This is a simple finish which looks elegant and traditional when combined with a classic gold band, or ultra modern and sleek in one of the silver metals. Read more about your wedding ring finish.

Matching Wedding Rings

The metal used in your wedding ring not only affects the look of the ring but also how hardwearing it is - think about how thin your grandmothers wedding ring has worn and you can see that rings worn everyday will wear away gradually. If your job involves manual work but you want to wear your ring all the time then look for a hard wearing metal. Read more about matching wedding rings.

Wedding Ring Stones

If your engagement ring already has a relatively big stone(s) you might want to go for a matching, but smaller, subtle stone to compliment the one you already have.

Alternative you could go for a plain wedding band. This is often the more popular and affordable option.

Your Wedding Ring

Let us know what your wedding ring is like, so that we can place details here and maybe give inspiration to others!

"Our wedding rings were made by CRED jewellers - the only fair trade jewellers I could find based in the UK. They are plain, matching court bands of white gold, but knowing that they were ethically sources is all the decoration we need." Rebecca Darley