In the first place you have to get your ring finger measurement by an expert jeweler, to ensure that you select the wedding ring with the correct size. You have to try out some of them when you go out for shopping.

Then you will need to decide on the type of metal that will be suit your lifestyle and budget. The most precious and popular metals are platinum, yellow gold and white gold. Platinum is the costliest of these options, but will last for a very long time, so if you do a lot of research you might wish to consider spending a some more money on this strong metal. If you like the platinum look of but is not within your reach then white gold can be made to resemble platinum’s rich look.

The most traditional metal chosen for wedding rings is yellow gold, and always remember that the carat stands for the gold’s purity. More gold means higher rate of gold, but also know that a softer ring will be less suitable for the roughness of an active life. Jewelers usually recommend 18 carat of gold, which is considered as a good compromise between practicality and luxury.

When selecting the style of your wedding ring, ttake into account your own personal style. If you are a dashing and a daring person then there are lots of attractive designs available in the market. If you are in the creative field, you may plan to draw a design of your own, and then get it customized through a goldsmith. Having matching rings is still traditionally popular, but you can add your own style to its design, for example both wedding rings may be of same pattern and metal, but the bride could have some additional precious stone or diamonds on it.

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