Guy’s Guide: Tips for Choosing the Groom’s Wedding Band
Every time we talk about “the ring”, we usually mean the engagement ring. That doesn’t mean that the guy’s ring can’t get a bit of the spotlight. Why should the girls get to have all the fun?! Guys, this one’s for you. From the expert at Amoro for Sandals Jewelry, who brought you the Guy’s Ultimate Guide to Engagement Rings, here’s how to help your bride choose your perfect wedding band!
Before you buy, here are some tips to help you pick the perfect ring:
- Which metal is right for your lifestyle?
Choosing the right metal for the groom’s ring is a matter of matching the ring to the lifestyle of the groom. There are a wide range of customizable precious metal wedding bands to help you choose the perfect grooms wedding band. Although alternative metals such as tungsten steel and cobalt are available traditionally the groom’s wedding band is crafted from precious metals such as gold and platinum.If you’re a guy who’s used to getting his hands dirty on an daily basis, you definitely want a ring that can stand up to all you have going on. Gold has stood the test of time and can handle just about anything, even construction wear and tear. If you want more of a rugged look, go with platinum or palladium.You’ll also want to consider the five factors; intrinsic value, precious metal purity, hypo-allergenic metal and surface strength.
- Choose your wedding ring design. The groom’s ring should match his personality and style and look like a ring he would normally wear. Classic, plain bands come in many widths and shapes, hammered finishes, plaited themes and even diamond accents (if you’re into the bling!)For a stylish groom, you will want a jeweler that allows customizations to your band to fit your style, but also to allow you to stay within your budget.
- Consider cost. – If you need a great looking, but economical option; consider durable 10kt gold or In Union styles, 14kt gold rings with silver inside. Precious Metal bands can vary in price from a little (under $100) to a lot (over $3000.00).
It’s really quite easy to find the perfect band for your perfect price. Try this nifty on-line tool from Amoro for Sandals, to make it 4 steps easier to choose the best band for your buck!