Designing The Perfect Wedding Ring
Your unique wedding ring is one of the most important parts of the ceremony. Designing your own wedding ring can make it even more special, but also opens up the chance of it being a complete disaster! Luckily wedding rings in general are fairly simple to design as long you stick to a few important rules.
The first thing you should do is set a strict budget. This is vitally important as it’s very difficult to start design your wedding ring when you don’t have an idea of how much you can spend. If you want a jeweller to create a unique ring for you it will probably cost more because of the extra labour cost, so make sure you take that into account.
Secondly, you need to make sure your ring matches the engagement ring, or at least complements it. In most cases getting the same colour as the engagement ring is the easiest option. If you go for a simple band then this makes it easy to design a ring, but if you want a more complicated design with diamonds or other gems then you must make sure they don’t clash with the engagement ring as they’ll be worn on the same finger.
The next step is to decide which gems you’d like. This is often where the cost will be increased greatly! If you’re going for diamond then you’ll have to decide what carat you want. If you go for a half carat diamond it can save a lot of money.
Finally, always make sure that your partner likes the design before sending it the made. This will avoid disappointment on the day, and even if your partner doesn’t like it often a few simple changes made with their advice can make all the difference. A surprise isn’t always the best idea on a wedding day as they are prone to going wrong!