The wedding band and the engagement ring are two combinations made for each other. Your future spouse has already said yes and once she did you must have started to plan to find the perfect wedding band. Although women are more than keen and happy to take reign of the wedding planning, guys are known to have a good taste from time to time too. For them, the most important and foremost thing is to pick the perfect bands for the wedding that is a symbol of their love for each other.
A wedding band also represents your notions, emotions, lifestyle preferences, and your personality.
There’s a lot to consider to choose bands for your wedding which might even not be that far ahead. So when considering purchasing the wedding band here’s what you need to keep in mind.
Early Search is Better
No matter how far your wedding is, you need to start band hunting as soon as possible. Preferably right after the engagement announcement is the ideal time. Too often, couples wait at the last minute to find the wedding bands which can be too much of a fuss if you ask me. If you really love your partner the way you say you do, planning is a must part of this once a lifetime wedding so you will need to take your sweet time finding the right band.
Take Your Engagement Ring With You
There’s really no hard and fast rule about pairing your wedding band with your engagement ring but it’s best to take it with you. This way you can try the band alongside and see whether the band goes with the engagement ring or not.
The selection of a wedding band at this point is more about the learning and bonding experience with your fiance. Your wedding band design is chosen in a way that it doesn’t create conflict with your lifestyle choice. Let’s say you are a businessman or a whitecollar your choices will be different when selecting a wedding band.
So shopping with your engagement ring also gives you an idea of how flexible the design is for everyday wear.
Lifestyle Choice Matters Too
Of course, it does. Like we said the professional living standard speaks your mind about the choice of jewelry you want to carry on your finger. Many people prefer to have an “everyday band” that is simply contemporary and convenient to wear.
In case you have an extremely active lifestyle then you need a wedding band that is more durable and wouldn’t wear and tear easily either. For a chef, the ideal choice will be to wear a traditional and classic wedding band style as they have to use their hands a lot. The more intricate the band design you choose with the most active lifestyle the more proactive it can be.
A Perfect Fit
The size of a wedding band should never be compromised. Too loose, it will fall, too tight it will clot your finger. So what is the accurate size for a wedding band?it must behave the glove fitting so that it sits well on your finger. Through every season, strenuous activity doesn’t put any unnecessary pressure or an uncomfortable feeling either.
So the best time for ring fighting is when you are completely relaxed, not retaining water, and with a normal body temperature.
You should never go ring shopping after exercises like cardio or swimming.
Keep an Eye on the Budget
The key to buying the type of wedding band is all dependent on your budget. Before you set out hunting for the ideal band, define your budget.
The average engagement ring may cost you $6,000 for women and for a simple wedding band it could cost around $350-$550. So according to the design, style, material, and quality of the wedding band, the budget will vary. For a low cost, you can choose between a 14k white or yellow gold band or even a block of plain platinum can be the most suitable choice for you.
Shopping for bands for weddings can be strenuous if you have limited options. So start saving at the earliest opportunity.