There's an undeniable advantage to making a custom wedding band: you get to plan your perfect ring and have it created for you. However, there are a few lesser-known benefits that can make designing your own ring even more appealing. Custom-made engagement rings have many advantages you may not have thought about.
Stay Within Your Budget
Shopping for rings you cannot customize may lead you to spend more than you are comfortable with. You may also end up compromising on what you want because you don't want to go over budget. There is nothing more frustrating than having your heart set on a ring and then finding out you cannot afford it. At White Diamond, we don't let this happen. We can create the ring you want and stay within what you can afford.
Speed and Convenience
Traditional engagement ring shopping can take a long time. You can choose from thousands of engagement ring settings and center stones, and there is also a lot of pressure to find the ideal ring. As a result, when looking for the perfect ring, people frequently switch between jewelry stores for several weeks or even months.
On the other hand, customizing a ring is usually a quick and simple process. You'll save a lot of time by talking to us and explaining exactly what you want. Once you choose your ring and make your deposit, you can count on having your ring within a few weeks instead of months.
Selection of Materials
The majority of pre-made engagement rings and wedding bands are made of traditional materials for fine jewelry like gold, platinum, and diamonds. Due to current jewelry trends, bridal jewelry collections may also provide some additional variety, but the majority of ring options will only feature a limited range of materials. However, when designing a custom ring, you can use any material as long as it is strong enough for fine jewelry. Your ring's band, center stone, and side stones can now take on thousands of new possibilities thanks to this. Alternate metals, striking colored gemstones, cutting-edge materials like ceramic, and numerous other options are available.
Count on Exceptional Quality
Because the custom design process allows for precise quality control, our custom jewelry has a higher quality than pre-made jewelry. We oversee every aspect of the creation of your ring. We plan your ring, buy the materials for it, make it, and look over the finished product. Because of this, we are able to craft your ring with the utmost care and attention to detail. While there are also high-quality pre-made rings, custom work simply tends to be of a higher overall quality because mass-produced designs simply cannot be given the same level of attention.
Making your own engagement ring gives you the opportunity to infuse it with profound personal significance. Custom jewelry is always more meaningful than fine jewelry you buy off the shelf, even if you don't create a particularly one-of-a-kind design. When you carefully design an engagement ring with your loved one in mind, something as basic as a solitaire diamond becomes a thousand times more special. It demonstrates that you are interested in more than just making a stunning ring. A one-of-a-kind piece of your family's history that no one else in the world has is a custom engagement ring.
If you want to see for yourself the advantages of custom-made jewelry design, contact us at White Diamond. Whether you're looking for an engagement ring, a wedding ring, or a non-bridal design, our skilled jewelers can make it. Schedule a private appointment with us today.
Engagement Ring Vs. Wedding Band
A proposal or shortly after a couple has decided to become engaged are typically the occasions when an engagement ring is presented. The ring typically has one main stone set in a variety of band designs. However, more recent choices now include rings with three stones, cluster rings, and even bands that are mostly thought to be more like wedding ring styles. It is really up to you to decide what your engagement ring should look like.
A wedding ring, also known as a wedding band, is typically given out during the ceremony as the official sign that the couple has become married. In the past, both rings have been worn together, often as bridal sets or even soldered together in some cases to form a single piece.
In recent trends, we have seen many of our clients have stacked their rings with more rings. Traditionally, a wedding band does not have a single large stone in the center, but many small ones throughout. If you are not sure what style you like, or you are interested in stacking, you can come into our store and try on some rings to see what best suits you.
Which way should you wear your wedding and engagement rings?
Your wedding ring and engagement ring are typically worn on the same finger, which is also known as the "ring finger". On your left hand, it is the fourth finger, right next to your pinky.
Prior to the Wedding: Traditionally, an engagement ring is worn on the ring finger when it is received. You don't get the wedding band until the wedding ceremony.
Following the Wedding: Many people will decide to move their engagement ring back to the ring finger on their left hand after the wedding so that the two rings can start to be worn together. The engagement ring is placed on the outside of the finger after the wedding ring so that it is closest to your heart. When planning for both rings, bridal sets that are specifically designed to match and wear well together are popular choices for those who prefer to wear these two rings together. Because of this, the rings won't rub or even scratch the metal on your finger if they sit next to each other on your finger. Some people may decide to solder their two rings together to prevent the rings from being out of alignment due to finger movement and twisting.
As we mentioned, many of our customers are becoming increasingly interested in stacking or spreading two, three, or even more rings across their fingers. However, there are really no guidelines to follow. Additionally, it is of the utmost importance that you adore your rings and how you wear them because they are such significant pieces that should be cherished and worn for a lifetime.