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Questions to consider when buying wedding rings online

There are a number of questions you should ask yourself before buying wedding rings online. They’re an important purchase for one of the most significant days of your life so it’s well worth taking time to consider what suits you and your partner. Here are some of the most important questions you should keep in mind.

What metal are there?

There are a number of popular metals that are often seen on wedding rings online and in-store such as white gold, yellow gold, rose gold and platinum. These metals re popular for daily wear because they’re durable and attractive and so they make a great option for jewellery that will be worn for many years. The metal you choose for your jewellery is totally up to your personal taste and style. If you have an engagement ring then it’s a good idea to try and match your wedding ring online and find a similar metal or look – not only will it look more cohesive but it will also help to minimise wear and tear. If you wear a watch on a regular basis you might also want to choose your jewellery to complement it.

What profile do you like the best?

You should consider what profile you like before purchasing a wedding rings online. The profile is all about the shape of the band. When the design has a ‘flat profile’ for instance it means that the jewellery has no rounded edges, whilst ‘rounded bands’ are round on all sides. There are also a number of other profiles you should keep in mind such as high dome, low dome, parrot nose and knife edge. It’s a good idea to match profiles to your engagement ring.

What width is ideal?

The width that you choose for you band is also up to your personal taste, although you should keep in mind that rings should meet a minimum thickness to ensure that they’re durable enough to withstand years of daily wear. If you have engagement jewellery you should consider matching widths. The most important thing is finding a wedding online that will be comfortable and match your style.

What finish should I get on the metal?

Once you’ve selected the metal type that you like the most you should think about the finish you’d like on your jewellery. Typically finishes are polished or shiny or matte and brushed finishes. Many men like a mixture of polished and matte finishes on their jewellery. Many women prefer a polished finish as it brings out the sparkle in their diamonds or gemstones.

Should I include diamond, engravings or other details?

You may love simple, clean lines when it comes to jewellery or maybe you prefer bling and intricate details. Maybe you want to keep things simple to help your engagement jewellery shine or perhaps you’d like to maximise sparkles with some diamonds on your band. You might even choose to opt for some coloured precious stones as they may complement your existing stones. Diamonds and engravings are an excellent way to personalise your jewellery and make it meaningful to you and your partner. Jewellers can customise your jewellery with other details such as mill grain, Mokume Gane, groove cutting and more.

Do I need to fit it to or match it to my engagement jewellery?

If you have a complex design or unusually designed jewellery then you may want to go for a store that can help you design wedding rings online that will help you custom design a band that will fit smoothly against your engagement jewellery.

Ebony Stump
Ebony Stump
Ebony was a breakfast radio producer for seven years before deciding she was much better suited to a job that didn't require she be in bed by 7.30pm. She loves tracking down celebrities for a quick chat, and has spoken to Lady Gaga, Chris Rock, Usher and Merlin from Big Brother.

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