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The Timeless Elegance and Lasting Value of Wide Wedding Rings

When it comes to choosing wedding rings, couples today have a lot of options to express their unique style and commitment. One trend that has gained significant popularity in recent years is the wide wedding ring. With their bold and distinctive appearance, wide wedding rings offer not only a fashionable choice but also a timeless symbol of love and devotion. In this post, we’ll explore the benefits of wide wedding rings, delve into the current style trends, and highlight the value they retain as cherished heirlooms.

Expressive Style and Symbolism

Wide wedding rings make a striking statement on the finger. Their broader bands provide ample space for intricate designs, engravings, and gemstone embellishments, allowing you to create a personalized symbol of your love. These rings exude a sense of grandeur and elegance that perfectly complements a variety of personal styles, whether classic, modern, or vintage inspired.

The wider band also provides more room for creativity in terms of materials and finishes. Polished, brushed, or hammered finishes add further texture and character to the ring, reflecting the individuality of the wearer.

If you’d like to add a bit of light, wide wedding rings can be adorned with diamonds or coloured gemstones. You might even take the opportunity to carefully select the gemstones as a representation of your love story.

Current Style Trends in Wide Wedding Rings

In recent years, several style trends have emerged in the realm of wide wedding rings. Let’s explore a few of these popular trends:

Textured Surfaces

Rings with textured surfaces, such as hammered or brushed finishes, add depth and visual interest to the design.

Gemstone Accents

Wide bands with small diamond or gemstone accents provide a touch of sparkle and elegance while maintaining a bold aesthetic.

Mixed Metal Magic

Combining two or more metals in a wide wedding ring creates a visually captivating contrast. The interplay of colors, such as rose gold with white gold or yellow gold with white gold, adds a dynamic element to the design, making it a trendsetting choice for couples seeking a unique aesthetic.

Different Shapes and Engraving

Wide wedding rings also offer enough surface area to play with engravings or unique shapes.

Value Retained: A Timeless Heirloom

Monetary Value and Investment

Wide wedding rings retain their monetary value due to their increased gold content. Over time, the value of a wide wedding ring will appreciate as the cost of gold goes up. Therefore, they not only hold sentimental value but can also be considered an investment. For more about purchasing gold jewellery as an investment, learn all you need to know here.

The durability of wide wedding rings also contributes to their value retention. With their sturdy construction and wider surface area, these rings are less prone to wear and tear, ensuring they remain as enduring symbols of love throughout the years.

Are Wide Wedding Rings for You?

A wide wedding ring can easily express your style while also representing an economic investment. The only downside may potentially be a personal comfort preference. We find that some clients prefer the feel of a slimmer ring on their finger. Other than this consideration, we see no reason not to go for it!

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Suzanne Co-Owner
Suzanne is one of the founders of Posy Fine Jewellery. She received a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art and Anthropology from the University of Toronto before training as a goldsmith at George Brown College.


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