Wedding ring is an embodiment of love between two souls that start their journey together as a family. Every couple cherishes that moment when they slip a ring on their beloved. They gaze with enchantment and love in their eyes and they know that they will be together from then on. The symbolization behind wedding rings is rich and couples should understand why they exchange their wedding rings.
Weddings bands are nothing but circles. In ancient times, circle was the symbol of eternity and the hole in the center of the ring was considered as a gateway. Giving this to a person we love signifies never-ending love for that person.
We all know that wedding ring is placed on the fourth finger of the left hand. According to a Roman tradition, the wedding ring was worn on the left hand ring finger because they thought ‘Vena Amoris’ or the ‘Vein of Love’ was connected to the heart. But, scientists have claimed it to be wrong.
However, this myth is still believed by many people as the only reason as to why wedding rings are worn on the fourth finger of the left hand.
Couples usually select diamond as they are indestructible and are the “forever” stone. Rubies expresses love, keenness and grandeur. Sometimes women wear her wedding ring closest to the heart, and wear the engagement ring on the same finger, over the wedding ring.
If you want to follow this, you should consider wearing rings that will fit together. Wedding rings usually come in different shapes and types. Let’s have a look at its types.
This ring carries a single diamond which is possibly the most popular style of engagement ring. Its mostly suited for a woman who prefers classic style.
This ring has a central diamond surrounded by a “halo” of smaller diamonds to emphasize its sparkle and looks bigger.
Known as trinity rings, this designs flaunts a trio of diamonds, symbolizing your past, present and future together. It is ideal for women who are sentimental and enjoy symbolism.
Taken from the french word ‘paved’, the stones on a pave ring are set as close together as possible so that little or no metal is shown.
This is suitable for women who want to add colour to their rings. Sapphire and rubies are used, either as the center stone or as accent (side) stones to compliment a diamond.
This ring features a beautiful band that splits into two strands, sometimes more shanks like 3 or 4 at times, as it reaches the crown to further accent the center stone.
Small diamonds are embedded along the band to enhance the beauty of the center diamond.
Swirl or Twisted
This romantic ring features a “swirl” around the diamond. This wedding band provides a perfect fit to the unsual, dreamy shape.
Different types of cuts in wedding rings
As important as the types of bands, the cuts on the rings is what makes the wedding rings unique.
Marquise Cut is an oval with pointed ends.
Cushion cut also called as an “antique cut” is a cross between a rectangle and an oval that has a pillow shape.
Emerald Cut is rectangular with cropped corners and long, stair-step-like facets. Asscher Cut is similar to an emerald cut, but square.
Princess Cut is a popular diamond cut which is a brilliant square stone. Round Cut is the classic diamond shape which is a round stone with 58 facets that makes it more sparkle.
Heart Cut resembles its name, so the diamond is in the shape of a heart. Pear Cut also resembles its name. If your wear a pear cut with the point facing away from your body, it makes your finger look long and slender.
Share your love for each other on your wedding day through the beautiful rings that talks about your love story for infinity and beyond.
So, you have chosen the wedging ring, now its time to check out which trendy wedding gown is perfect for you.