Eternity rings are the most interesting preference of couples planning a wedding who want the best and most meaningful of everything for their ceremony. The perfect wedding can only happen if everything goes right when preparing for it, and the perfect ring is in fact important to a woman. When planning a wedding the last thing on someone’s mind would be losing his or her wedding band.
A basic understanding of the many features of diamond eternity rings will help you with your choice. Nowadays, customers prefer to choose matching diamond eternity rings instead of traditional plain metal bands. The groom usually wears a larger version of the ring, but the exterior style is similar to a bride?s ring. In the last 10 years, eternity rings have become more and more popular as fashionable elegant wedding bands in western society, because eternity wedding bands are a fancier, more elaborate illustration of the original eternal love symbolism of the wedding band itself. An eternity wedding band nearly always includes an impressive number of diamonds, either as the only stones used or as part of a pattern alternating diamonds with other precious gems interspersed throughout the design and sometimes even matching the wedding colors.
The most popular stones for adding a pop of color into eternity rings are sapphires, emeralds, and rubies, plus many couples will also often go for another particular kind of stone that might have wedding significance to the two of them, such as a birth stone or a gem they regard as a good luck charm. The gemstones in an eternity ring are usually channel set, which means that they are recessed as an inlay pattern within a wedding band rather than held in place by the pronged or claw settings seen on other types of wedding bands and fashion rings. They are most often channel set in traditional bands of yellow gold or white gold because eternity rings must allow for certain settings that position the gem stones to catch the light.
There are 2 basic types of eternity bands, full eternity bands and half eternity bands. The channel set gemstones of a full eternity ring completely encircle the eternity rings with gemstones in the same size and cut, which gives it the look of a continuous pattern. These types of eternity rings are the most beautiful, symbolic, and valuable as eternity wedding rings go, though it is known that they can be a challenge to resize due to the specific size and number of gemstones needed to properly fill the channels and maintain the pattern. Half eternity rings, though not as valuable or dramatic as full eternity rings, still makes a lovely impression with a pattern or stones set into half of the band, the top half worn at the back of the hand.