For years, the men’s wedding ring has been little more than a band of metal. There was never any decision to be made when it came to this piece of jewelry. Unlike women’s rings, there was no cut, type, shape, or color to consider.
But we live in the 21st century, a world of innovation, expectation-shattering, and originality. And men’s wedding rings cannot avoid this wave of change. Now a bride knows what it feels like to stand in a jewelry store with limitless options. She resonates with the desire to choose the perfect ring for the man she loves.
While the exponentially increased number of wedding ring options for men can be initially stressful for the bride, they ultimately allow for more freedom. The bride can have fun choosing a piece of fine jewelry she believes will suit her man. She can select a unique creation that will stand out from the rings of yesteryear. To give you an idea of how far men’s wedding rings have come, we have compiled some of the most magnificent and untraditional options on the market today. Enjoy!
1. Bimetal Beauty
This handmade piece contains elements of sterling silver, rose gold, and yellow gold for an understated yet statement piece. The silver has been oxidized to create the gray appearance and hammered for a rustic look.
2. Exceptionally Accented
Another hammered look, this wedding ring is comprised mainly of oxidized sterling silver. The bar accent contains three strips of fine metal, with your choice of rose gold-white gold-rose gold, yellow gold-white gold-yellow gold, or rose gold-white gold-yellow gold.
3. Strength from Within
This unexpected mixture of fine silver and copper makes for a durable combination that is textured, sanded, and polished for a more organic appearance. For this handcrafted ring, you can choose not only the size but the width.
4. Twist on Tradition
While the shape of this ring seems very familiar, the unique metal and texture gives it a completely revolutionary look. Forged from solid gold brass and finished with a gunmetal patina, this ring sturdy and reliable, just like your man.
5. Whimsically Woodsy
You can take the hunter out of the woods, but you can’t take the woods out of the hunter! The tungsten carbide this ring is created out of is stronger than gold, steel, and titanium (and almost as strong as your love)!
6. Wooden Wonder
A wooden wedding ring sounds cool in theory, but is unrealistic in practice. This ring gives you the best of both worlds with a walnut wooden appearance overlaying a strong stainless steel base.
7. Aesthetically Practical
If you think this ring looks good in pictures, just wait until you see in on the finger of your man! While the outside of this sterling silver ring is rugged due to the black rhodium plating, the inside is comfortably smooth.
8. Modern Mix
A modern mix on an old school classic, this ring is made completely out of sterling silver and textured with oxidation for detail. The various shades and heights provide multiple sources of interest to this piece of jewelry.
9. Dark and Dense
By placing a band of copper on the inside of the fine silver surrounding it, this ring gains girth and strength. The oxidized silver gives it just a touch of unconventional manliness.
10. Fashion Forward
This wedding ring situates two classic colors and classic metals in a completely contemporary fashion. The seamless combination of copper and silver is only accented by texture and oxidation.
11. Masculine Miniature
Perhaps the most unconventional of all is this one which strays from the standard of thick men’s wedding rings. The heavy ridges and oxidized patina ensure a masculinity despite this innovation.
Your man with appreciate any wedding ring you chose for him because it is more than a band of metal. It is a special and symbolic gift, a memento from your big day, and a representation of your love and commitment. While you can’t go wrong, have fun selecting a unique ring which will suit your unique man!