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2023

Ask The Experts: Men’s Wedding Ring: Tips and Trends for Grooms

Men’s Wedding Ring: Tips and Trends for Grooms

Congrats on your upcoming wedding! Choosing the perfect wedding ring is a crucial part of your wedding planning as wedding rings symbolize the love and commitment between you and your partner.
Although women’s wedding rings may take the spotlight in the wedding industry, men’s wedding rings are equally important. Unlike in the past, there are now several styles, finishes, and material types of wedding bands for men.
While it’s good that men now have various options, the downside of this is that it makes it a bit daunting for most men to decide on which is the perfect men’s wedding ring for them.
Not to worry, the solution is here! This blog post will provide you with the information you need to choose the perfect men’s wedding ring. Read on…

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Tips for Choosing the Perfect Men’s Wedding Ring

Choosing your new men’s wedding ring needs a lot of intentionality and deliberation as you will be wearing your wedding ring for the rest of your life. Here are a few tips that can help and guide you through the process of choosing your wedding rings.

1.   Budgeting for your men’s wedding ring

The most important thing to determine even before you go shopping for your wedding ring is the amount you are willing to spend on it.
Wedding rings’ price varies from a few hundred dollars to tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars depending on the style, designs, materials, and extra features like customizations and engravings.
Budgeting prevents you from spending too much money on your wedding ring while ensuring that you get a ring that fits both your style, personality, and finances.

2.   Put your lifestyle into consideration

Another thing to consider when choosing a men’s wedding ring is the lifestyle, job, and hobbies of the groom.
If you are a handyman who loves working with his hands, the perfect ring for you is a ring that is scratch resistant and durable. Also, if you love nature and traveling, a ring that can withstand different changes and the harshness of weather conditions is what’s perfect for you. On the other hand, if you lead an active lifestyle, you should choose a ring that is lightweight and feels comfortable.
The bottom line is that you choose a men’s wedding ring that complements and suits your lifestyle and day-to-day activities.

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3.   Choose the right ring size

Another thing you should get right before shopping for your ring is the ring size. Your wedding rings should be a perfect and comfortable fit as it is something you are going to be wearing for a very long time.
Ensure that your wedding ring is not too small or too big rather make sure that it fits perfectly. A small-sized wedding ring will be uncomfortable to wear, while a big-sized wedding ring may fall off at any time; increasing your chances of losing your wedding ring.
Some jewelry shops offer the services of measuring your ring finger for you while some do not. You can either decide to take your ring finger measurement yourself or have a professional measure it for you.

Here’s how you can measure your ring finger;

  • Wrap a measuring tape around your ring finger.
  • Adjust the size to fit your finger.
  • Make sure to move it over your knuckles to ensure that it is a comfortable fit.
  • Take the measurement and compare it to the chart to get your ring size

4.   Choose the perfect metal

Another choice you need to make while shopping for your wedding ring is the type of metal that will be used. Although the major determining factor is your preference, there are still some things that you should keep in mind, some of these include, strength and durability.
Even though some rings look more beautiful than others, durability is key as a wedding ring is meant to be worn for a very long time.

5.   Choose the style that goes with your personal preference

There are several men’s wedding ring styles that you need to choose from when choosing your new men’s wedding ring.
There are different men’s wedding ring styles ranging from classic to modern wedding bands. There are also some unique designs that you can choose from.
Classic wedding band styles are elegant and have stood the test of time. They are always relevant and do not go out of style. In comparison, the modern styles are contemporary.
The unique design is where you get the chance to show your creativity. With this, you can create a design that is unique to your personality.

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Men’s Wedding Ring Trends

When it comes to choosing men’s wedding rings, there are several trends that you can choose from. These different trends allow grooms to express their own personalities through their rings.
Whether it is a classy or contemporary look you are looking for, there is a wedding ring trend that will definitely suit your personality.
Let’s explore some wedding ring trends for men that can help you in the process of choosing the perfect groom’s ring.

1.   Rings with matte finishes

Rings with matte finishes are fast becoming a trend among grooms. The matte finish on the rings gives them a minimalist and modern look.
The matte finish is an alternative to the traditional polished finish. Rings with this finish are suitable for everyday wear as they are less prone to scratches.

2.   Rings with mixed metals

Unlike before when rings are only made with one metal, recent trends have come up with rings with two or more metals. Wedding rings look more unique and beautiful when you combine two or more metals.
For instance, you can add rose gold metal to platinum to create a two-tone wedding ring.

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3.   Rings with wood inlays

Do you want a unique, natural, and rustic-looking men’s wedding ring? Then you may want to go for rings that have wood inlays. Just like rings with mixed metals, this trend makes men able to have two-toned wedding rings. However instead of adding another metal like what’s done with rings with mixed metals, different woods like koa, ebony, or rosewood.

4.   Rings with geometric designs

Another trend in the men’s wedding ring market is rings with geometric designs. Different geometric designs allow grooms to pick rings in shapes that fit them perfectly.
Unlike the regular circle-designed rings, the geometric designs include; hexagonal, squares, triangles, etc.

5.   Engraved rings

Men’s wedding bands with engraving are a classic style that let grooms give their rings a unique touch. Initials, dates, or personal inscriptions can be engraved onto the band to create a one-of-a-kind and meaningful keepsake of the wedding. Engraving your wedding ring is a heartfelt and beautiful gesture that expresses your love and dedication to your spouse

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Here, you have it. There are several men’s wedding ring trends that you can choose from. While choosing your men’s wedding ring, ensure to put your preference first; then you can go ahead to consider the durability, style, and material.
You can find the ideal men’s wedding ring that you’ll treasure for years to come by paying attention to these tips and trend that has been listed in this write-up.
No matter what your personality, preference, style, or budget is like, there is a perfect men’s wedding band for you out there; so take your time, do your research, and get the perfect wedding ring that you will cherish for a lifetime.

 

 

 

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