A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Men’s Wedding Band
Choosing the right wedding band is a big and important decision for every couple, but it’s often an especially daunting task for men. For many men, their wedding band might be the only piece of jewellery they’ve ever really bought for themselves, and it’s sometimes the only piece of jewellery that they will ever wear!
But even for men who might consider themselves experts at buying jewellery, and know exactly what they like and don’t like – choosing a wedding band can still be tricky. The wedding ring is an item they are going to be wearing every single day. This means that their ring needs to be practical and functional but it also needs to suit the man’s individual style, and be something that he’s happy and comfortable to look at all day, every day.
Finding the ring that fits all of this criteria can be tricky, so we’ve made a guide to finding the perfect men’s wedding band, with some hints, ideas and inspiration from our own beautiful collection of men’s wedding bands. Hopefully, this will help make the job a little bit easier!
Choosing a ring – the basics
It’s so important when buying any piece of jewellery to ask yourself: what do I actually like?
It might seem like an obvious place to start, but sometimes when you start shopping for men’s wedding rings and looking at all the different styles and options available, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and pick something that doesn’t really suit you at all. Remember that there is no point buying something if it’s not right for you, you’re the one who’ll have to wear it every day!
So give yourself the time and space to think about the kind of ring you’d be happy to wear for the rest of your life.
There are lots of different styles and design options to choose from, so do your research and try to work out what you like the look of, and what suits your needs best. Think about what you often wear, and what your general style is like:
• Your personal style: are you a casual or more formal dresser?
• The colours look best on you.
• Do you work in a physical job where a more delicate ring might get damaged?
Consider all of these factors to narrow down the ring styles that are going to work for you.
The metal you choose for your ring really just comes down to your personal taste. While silver and gold are traditional choices for men’s rings, many men like the look of a titanium band. Titanium is a white metal, but unlike white gold, it is often used in a very pure form. Because of this, titanium is extremely long lasting. This makes it quite a practical choice for men who may work with their hands, and it’s also quite a good choice for a wedding band which needs to last a lifetime.
This ring from Moi Moi’s wedding ring range is a perfect example of a simple, but impressive titanium ring.
(Source Titanium Ring – Ti43B )
Another popular trend in men’s wedding bands is a two-toned style. The reason this is such a great option is that you get to have the best of everything – a traditional style ring in gold or silver, but with a modern twist. Two-toned rings make a strong style statement. They match everything so you don’t need to worry about your ring clashing with your watch. Moi Moi has a large collection of two-toned rings. Have a look at some of the two-tone design rings available and consider this stylish choice of wedding band.
(source Wedding Ring – F112 )
It’s easy to see why this has become such a popular choice for a men’s wedding ring. A hand-engraved ring is such a distinctive choice, and it sets your wedding band apart. If you’re going to wear a ring every day, you want it to be something special. Have a look at the different engraved styles available if you like the idea of a unique ring that stands out.
(source Wedding Ring – H4 )
Wedding bands are seen as a symbol of a couple’s lifelong commitment to each other. Many couples think it’s a nice gesture to have their rings match. While there’s certainly no need to get matching bands, if the idea appeals to you, it’s something worth considering.
Bear in mind that having ‘matching bands’ doesn’t mean that the rings have to be exactly the same. Often couples will select some elements that match – such as the metal but choose to have different styles or designs.
If you want matching bands go for a beautiful, simple design that will look great on both of you. A gold band like the men’s ring below is a timeless option that you could both match and love.