Now that you have your ring, it’s time to get one for your groom! When it comes to the groom’s wedding band, he probably has a general idea on what he wants the ring to look like, however, there is a lot to consider when it comes to this purchase. Don’t underestimate this task, because a lot more goes into buying a men’s wedding band than most people think!
The abundant wedding band options can be overwhelming, so we’ve provided the information you’ll need to consider when getting your spouse the perfect ring for their lifestyle below.
Bands don’t necessarily have to match! If you and your spouse have different preferences on metals, but you still want to match, you can always coordinate smaller aspects of the ring. Consider choosing the same finish, detailing, engravings, etc. to tie them in with each other.
Wedding bands can be customized to come in any size, however, the standard stock sizes are: slim (4mm), medium (6mm) or wide (8mm). Slimmer bands tend to be more cost effective, especially with more expensive metals. Wider fits tend to look better on grooms with larger hands.
It’s important to pick a ring material that suits both your style and lifestyle needs. Each metal can withstand a different level of wear and tear, so if you work with your hands a lot, it’s important to consider that when picking band material.
Although you can find an endless variety of different options, the most commonly used fits include the following:
The finish, aka how the chosen metal is made to look, has quite a few options! The most commonly offered finishes can be found below:
There are more options than ever for men’s wedding bands, so be sure to leave you and your groom plenty of time to shop around! You’ll want to evaluate all of the options and leave time for custom orders to be made if necessary. After all, he’ll be wearing this ring forever!