The top 5 reasons why people choose Wedding Rings in Platinum, Palladium and Gold are:
- Platinum wedding rings are the most expensive and hard wearing of the precious metals and have a natural steely-white colour.
- Palladium wedding rings are becoming increasingly more popular and are very similar to Platinum in appearance although much cheaper in price and lighter in weight
- Yellow Gold wedding rings are still as popular as ever, they are a very classic style.
- White Gold wedding rings are very fashionable at the moment and match most engagement rings. They can be left with its natural colour or rhodium plated to give a whiter look.
There are many variations of where the meaning of a wedding ring came from. One suggestion is that since ancient times marriages have been symbolised by the wearing of a ring, a 'wedding ring' usually worn by the wife, they were given as a token of possession. Once she had a wedding ring she was no longer available to circulate amongst other men.
The wedding ring is of course a circle and this was the symbol of eternity for the Egyptians as well as many other ancient cultures. It had no beginning and no end, like time.
A wedding ring is worn on the third finger of your left hand, because of a belief that the vein from that finger travelled straight to the heart the 'vena amoris', which is Latin for 'the vein of love'. However in some parts of continental Europe the wedding ring is worn on the right hand.
It used to be popular for couples to have matching wedding rings but that's not so much the case anymore, because of different metals available and personal tastes. We are finding that fewer couples are going for matching styles. Particularly people that need shaped wedding rings to fit around an engagement ring.
Two & three colour wedding rings are fashionable at the moment because they incorporate different colours to create a unique piece of jewellery. Also they are a good compromise if you can't decide on the colour of metal that you like.
There are lots of different profiles to choose from. We have a large selection in store for you to try on. All our rings are available in many widths and sizes.
Buying wedding rings from G H Moore & Son allows you to buy with confidence regardless of metal or price. We treat our customers the same giving you peace of mind with our life time guarantees and cleaning, polishing and general maintenance of your wedding rings.
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