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As far as other jewelry is concerned, we change it often to suit our liking and to match the latest fashion trends. However, the two pieces of jewelry you will never change in your life is your engagement ring and wedding band. After all, they are symbolic of the relationship you share with your spouse and also serve as a reminder of the two most important days in your life.
When shopping for wedding bands and engagement rings, many prefer matching sets as they sit one above the other on your finger. The trick is to buy rings that complement each other without looking overly matched. It involves considering key elements such as the metal, the band width, shape and embellishments. So, here's how to go about it.
Both the rings should be of the same size in terms of the width. An extremely large wedding band will suffocate your engagement ring.
Among the many choices of jewelry metal, platinum has become quite popular today be it for a dainty pair of earrings or for a special engagement ring. This is despite the fact that it is costlier than gold. Here's a look at the different features that make it the best and most expensive metal for jewelry.
The natural white sheen, actually silver-like color, of platinum is an attraction to many; particularly to those who do not like the yellow hue of gold. Many might offer white gold as a competition to platinum, but the former pales in comparison to the latter and we will tell you why.
White gold gets its white color because of the rhodium plating used. As the rhodium plating fades off, the metal automatically takes on a yellowish tinge. It must be re-plated and re-polished to maintain its white hue. Platinum which is naturally white does not fade even several years down the line.
For all those of you who have been in a serious relationship for a while and are looking to pop the big question to your partner, the two most important questions perplexing you are when and how. How you plan to do it depends a lot on the likes and preferences of your beloved, something that will take her by surprise. However, getting the timing perfect might make all the difference to your proposal.
So, when is the best time of the year to propose? Winter or summer? Speaking to a few couples and gathering a few prevailing trends of over the years, here's what we've found out.
Nailing the Right Date
There are a few days that have piped the others into becoming the best dates to make your proposal. Here's a short list of them.
- Valentine's Day: This is a day that celebrates love. It celebrates relationships. Hence, there is no better day to ask your