Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Finding Antique Wedding Rings and Wedding Bands

When it comes to finding antique wedding rings, you have a lot of options. With the proliferation of pawnshops, second hand shops and auctions you have limitless opportunities to find a great antique ring. When you are looking for rings, here are a few styles you should be aware of:

1.    Engraved gold bands – Engraved gold bands have been around for a long time. These are typically worn y men and can come with a variety of different engravings. One thing you will notice about these gold wedding bands is that they are a different color than modern gold rings. This difference in color doesn’t mean that the ring is not sturdy. White gold (palladium gold alloy) ring with rh...Image via Wikipedia

2.    Jeweled wedding rings – These striking rings can be either a solid band with a jewel or they can very intricate. Bear in mind that the more intricate the ring is, the more cleaning and attention it will require on your wife’s end.

3.    Solid gold bands – solid gold wedding bands are the traditional symbol of a wedding ring. These are a true icon and will never go out of style.

When searching or antique rings, make sure you a lot your self a reasonable amount to time to look at all the options.  Make sure you have explored all possible outlets such as flee markets, online vendors, jewelry shops and more. Finding an antique wedding ring is not easy because you can’t just look in a catalog – but it is sure worth the hard work!

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