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Various Types of Wedding Rings

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Published: 10/15/2011

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 A Wedding Ring is the most valuable and treasurable piece of jewellery for every women. There are a myriad of styles and designs available in wedding bands today and you are sure to find the perfect one that matches your style and personality. You are going to wear it for the rest of your life so it has to be something very special and unique.

Styles of Wedding Bands: There are a plethora of options in which wedding bands are accessible today. The most traditional and the timeless is the plain metal band. This is an evergreen style of wedding bands that never goes out of style. Solitaire rings presents another very popular option. Other sought after styles of wedding rings include three stone, five stone rings, eternity and semi eternity bands, cluster rings. Cocktail rings offer a bold and flashier look and are sought after by couples looking for a distinctive ring. These rings are also available in various intricate designs. Today antique rings and Celtic rings are also highly in demand. Customized wedding rings provide couples with the option to design their own ring as per their choice and style. These rings can also be engraved with personal inscription like your initials or wedding date or any personal message. Handmade wedding rings are also very popular as they are expertly crafted by artisans. They are a perfect combination of individuality and style.

Metal: Platinum is the most stylish and hardest metal used to make wedding bands. It is the most expensive of all metal bands. Yellow gold is the traditional metal used for wedding bands. White gold makes the hottest fashion trends. Both these metals are available in 18K, 14K, 10K and 9K. Sterling silver presents a more affordable option. These days many other metals like stainless steel, tungsten and titanium are also used to make cheap wedding rings.

Gemstones: Diamond is the most popular choice for wedding bands. Its hardness, durability and popularity as the symbol of love makes it the most preferred choice. Other precious and semi precious gemstones like ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Pearl, Aquamarine and Opal are also highly coveted for wedding bands. These colourful gemstones combined with Diamonds make incredibly beautiful ring. Gemstones with the hardness of 7 or more on the Moh's scale are considered good for wedding rings.

A wedding band should be special as it the symbol of your union and eternal love. A perfect ring will be cherished and treasured forever.