When you get married you want everything to be perfect, from the dress to the flowers and from the photos to the food for the wedding reception. However, a surprising number of couples don't give enough thought to the rings. Wedding and engagement rings, like your marriage, are meant to last a lifetime and can be passed down to the next generation, so it's essential that you consider carefully to ensure that both bride and groom have beautiful rings that they'll treasure for ever.
From the moment that you or your partner gets down on one knee, there will be lots to think about. The engagement ring is the first major decision that you will make in preparation for your marriage and it pays to get it right. Platinum engagement rings are a great choice as the understated deep silver colour will go beautifully with any style of wedding ring. What's more, as with white gold, platinum is perfect for offsetting precious metals. Whether you opt for a classic design with inset diamonds, or choose more colourful stones such as sapphire, emerald or amethyst, a platinum base is ideal for showing off those ravishing rocks.
Once you have explored the options for gold and platinum engagement rings and have put a ring on her finger for the first time, it's time to turn your attention to the big day, starting with the wedding rings. Yellow gold wedding bands are the traditional and obvious choice, but you don't have to opt for a standard wedding ring. White gold and platinum wedding rings are the ideal choice for couples who prefer sophisticated, silvery tones to yellow gold. It's also important to decide whether you want to opt for matching wedding rings or choose individual pieces which suit your hands and your lifestyle. Men often prefer platinum wedding rings as they are harder and more durable, so they can withstand the wear and tear of everyday life and even manual labour. 4mm platinum wedding rings are a great for men and women, so these are the ideal choice if you want to wear matching wedding rings.Whatever your style, platinum engagement rings and wedding rings are a great alternative to gold. This precious metal has the advantage of being both hard wearing and attractive, meaning that your engagement and wedding jewellery, as with your marriage, should last a lifetime. Whatever your style, platinum engagement rings and wedding rings are a great alternative to gold. This precious metal has the advantage of being both hardwearing and attractive, meaning that your engagement and wedding jewellery, as with your marriage, should last a lifetime.