Fabuluous New Wedding Band Styles

Written by Sher Matsen

You’ve decided to tierepparttar knot and now you’ve got some wedding band shopping to do. Your wedding band is a ring your going to wear allrepparttar 148473 time so it’s important to choose a ring you “really like,” one that truly “touches your heart.”

A reader survey completed recently in Bride's magazine found 80% of respondents wanting a "traditional" wedding. In todays world what defines traditional is wide open for interpretation. Many weddings will haverepparttar 148474 traditional core but be customized torepparttar 148475 bride and grooms personal tastes.

Traditional usually means white gown, church ceremony, full reception, completed with a honeymoon getaway. When it comes to wedding bands tradition and modern style are quickly entwining to produce some fabulous new wedding band styles. So you ask, what isrepparttar 148476 hottest styles in wedding bands?

Well, one think is for certain. Diamonds are still a girls’ best friend and are very quickly becoming a guys best friend too! Inrepparttar 148477 past few years there has been a record number of diamond wedding bands being purchased for guys. Men have finally figured out what women have always known about diamonds. Diamonds are elegant, classy, and sophisticated. The most popular bands are flush settings in gold, platinum, or titanium. Usuallyrepparttar 148478 diamond is one carat or less. Another popular setting is small diamonds placed geometrically aroundrepparttar 148479 entire band.

So they say what’s good forrepparttar 148480 goose is good forrepparttar 148481 gander right? That’s why today’s brides have no problem wearing matching bands to their new husbands. After all women have always hadrepparttar 148482 finer taste forrepparttar 148483 beauty of diamonds. Today brides and grooms have many choices.

They can buy matching bands or similar bands that accent each other. Designers are now producing coordinating engagement rings and wedding bands. So rather than choosing a set, you can now mix and match. This allows for more personal taste and for more uniqueness.

Choose Your Jewelry Carefully

Written by Sher Matsen

Choosing your jewelry is no different than choosing your wardrobe. Most important is to stick within your comfort zone and your personal fashion style. That said it never hurts to step out ofrepparttar box once in awhile. What's most important is that your jewelry matches up with your outfit. Your jewelry isrepparttar 148472 finishing touch on your total look. Make your fashion statement count!

You need to determine what you want your jewelry to do. Do you want it front and center stage? Do you want it to compliment? Do you want it subtle? The occasion or event you'll be wearing your jewelry to is also important - make certain it is fitting. A sexy oversized choker might be perfect for a night onrepparttar 148473 town but may not be fitting forrepparttar 148474 boardroom.

Although you may have a favorite designer. There's really no need to stick with just one designer. In fact there's no need forrepparttar 148475 pieces to actually be designer. There are plenty of wonderful pieces onrepparttar 148476 market that are unsigned but certainly make a fashion statement. Mix and match your jewelry to give it character and a little pizzaz!

Costume Jewelry, both signed and unsigned, is an affordable way to complete your look. Costume Jewelry can be bought for a low price and has plenty of life. Heck we see costume jewelry back torepparttar 148477 1920s still in excellent condition. What's great with costume jewelry is you can use it, get tired of it, put it away or give it away and have still gotten good value for your money.

Designer pieces tend to cost a little more, last a little longer, and they usually follow more traditional lines so you can wear them for more than one or two seasons.

Sterling Silver is affordable and very versatile. If you don't want to spendrepparttar 148478 money for sterling, then purchase some silver plate pieces. Silver is a must have to any wardrobe! You can go from dainty and delicate to large and noticeable. It can be dressed up or down and is acceptable for any event or occasion.

We always recommend have some gold plate or gold tone pieces in your wardrobe basics also. 10-14k gold may be a bit too pricey for many but gold plated jewelry is quite affordable and will give you good value forrepparttar 148479 cost. Gold like silver can be dressed up or dressed down and is perfect for a very classy look.

When purchasing rings you can have great fun - againrepparttar 148480 choices are endless from large and overwhelming to dainty and feminine. The length and size of your fingers plays an important role in what will look good. For example long skinny fingers don't look good with huge oversized rings, yet a woman that has long thicker fingers they look exquisite. Long nails? Short nails? it all makes a difference. Play and see what you like what looks good. Also determine where you will be wearing these rings. For example if your working around fine fabrics you'll not want any rins that have sharp edges that could snag. Your rings are also part of your total statement.

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