One of the most important decisions made by a couple planning to get married is that of the wedding ring; this should not be rushed as they will wear these rings all the time they are married. These are not just an indication of love between two people; rings should symbolize the love and commitment that two people feel.
Quality wedding rings are what are required for your wedding day; local malls will have jewelers but they may not have the range that is required when you are looking for something special.
It is true that local mall jewelers will carry a certain range of rings for this occasion; the range and quality may not be up to the standards of the specialist jeweler. Of course it should go without saying that the wedding ring you choose must complement the engagement ring that your partner is wearing.
The wedding ring should be attractive, but by the standards of the engagement rings understated; which should not be the case although it is sometimes possible to find them in matching sets that complement each other. To achieve this, the easiest method is to place both the wedding band and engagement ring side by side and if it is not possible to try the ring on.
Although some metals are fashionable for a while, including: (1) Titanium, (2) Yellow Gold, (3) White Gold and (4) Silver; recently however, platinum has become the metal of choice because of its durability. Platinum is a particularly good choice for rings as they keep their looks for much longer than gold and men appreciate the strength that is inherent in platinum. The number of men carrying out manual tasks is still greater than women; they are still the ones most likely to cause damage to their ring.
When you are spending a large sum of money on wedding rings, you want to be sure that they fit perfectly; leave this to the professionals if you want to be confident the rings will fit on the wedding day. Neither ring should be so tight that they require lubrication to put them on or take them off; just as in the same way they can be so loose they can be easily lost.
If you want to make sure your rings are ready in good time for the wedding, give your jeweler plenty of time to complete any adjustments; he may have a number to complete and you do not want a problem on the wedding day.
If you go to the right jewelers, there will be a large range of wedding bands to choose from; it will take time and perhaps even more than one visit so allow for this in your wedding planning.
Never forget why you are wearing a wedding ring and what it stands for; it should be something you are proud to wear and display.