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The Latest Trends In Today’s Wedding Bands

By Kim Allarie

Wedding bands are important to a marriage as they signify the love and devotion between the couple. Traditionally, wedding rings have been subdued but elegant. These days, however, you will find lots of unique options that are stylish and colorful while maintaining the dignity required of a wedding band. But the best wedding bands will not only have visual appeal, but will also be functional. Remember that you’ll wear it each day, so it should suit your style and your personality.

Vintage Rings: Vintage is ‘in’ nowadays, and this applies to wedding bands as well. There’s always a certain charm and romance to old-fashioned jewelry, and designers are now designing styles which look a lot like your great-grandmother’s rings. The detailed design of an old fashioned wedding band offers both elegance and timeless style. Pillow, Asscher, cushion or round are some of the favorite cuts in vintage gems. These styles have larger facets that glitter and gleam even in low light.

Eternity Band: This is another popular choice with many couples these days. It is symbolic of undying love that knows no beginning or end. A favorite look right now is to have gemstones completely encircling the wedding band. Channel settings are also common, meaning that the stones are secured in the ring as opposed to protruding. Popular choices include white diamonds, but why not experiment with sapphires and rubies. Colored gemstones have become increasingly popular as they catch people’s attention and reflect the wearer’s personality. A platinum band is often preferred, since it’s more durable and rarer than gold. Choose one that’s 90 to 95% pure.

The Three-Stone Ring: In earlier years, rings that had three stones were believed to represent the couple’s past, present, and future. In essence, it’s representative of the couple’s commitment to stay together forever. This belief is still popular and the three-stone ring has become a favorite for many couples.

When shopping for a three-stone ring, you will find that there are a wide variety of possibilities when it comes to the stones themselves. Precious metals and diamonds can be combined in a range of colors and styles. As to the placement and size of the gems, you can choose one with a bigger stone in the center in between smaller ones, or have them all uniform in size. Whatever you opt for, it will definitely have more appeal than the single-stone wedding band.

Those are some of the newest trends when it comes to wedding bands. Even though the important thing is the promise that the ring symbolizes, it’s nevertheless a good idea to choose one that suits your style, because you’ll be wearing it every day of your life.

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