General Frequently Asked Questions
Additionally, most of our wedding rings and jewellery are manufactured in the UK, which further explains how we keep our price range lower than that of the high street.
D shaped - A D shaped ring is one that has a cross section resembling a D. This is due to its curved outside and flatter inside.
Court shaped - Court shaped rings are renowned for their comfort which is mainly as a result of them being slightly rounded on both, their outside and inside.
The court shaped ring is the most popular and traditional choice in the wedding band industry. The fact that it is rounded on both the inside and outside will ensure that it sits snugly around your finger providing an optimum level of comfort.
Flat Court Shaped - A flat court ring means that the ring's outside is flat - whereas its inside is curved. The idea of this is to provide the ring with a comfort effect, all the while matching the sometimes flat surface of some engagement rings.
Flat shaped - Flat shaped rings means that the ring is flat on both, the outside as well as the inside. complimenting the profile of many engagement diamond rings.
Shaped Rings- A shaped ring means that the actual shape of the ring is tailored specifically to sit comfortably with another ring. Shaped rings are a common requirement for those who possess a fancy shaped engagement ring and wish to match it with a second wedding ring.
The fact that titanium is an extremely strong albeit lightweight metal, is what renders your titanium rings and jewellery such high quality, As well as making it a perfect setting for diamonds. Its high resistance to dents and scratches will ensure that your titanium wedding ring remains in the optimum condition.
Our palladium range is also of high quality due to its hardness and low density. In addition, the fact that Palladium polishes to an extreme brightness means that your Palladium engagement ring will remain with constant high quality sheen.
Titanium is a fabulous option with regards to purchasing wedding jewellery, particularly wedding rings. This is mainly due to its ability to retain shape, its resistance to; corrosion, the damaging effects of sea water and chlorine. Hence, it is particularly suitable for men, or to those who intend to wear their rings on the beach or the swimming pool.
An added advantage is the fact that the composition of titanium doesn't include any such substances that are prone to irritate sensitive skin, so; it can be worn comfortably on all skin types. Some advice when purchasing a titanium wedding band: Ensure that you are 100% happy with the sizing because as a result of its durability, it is very difficult to cut and resize.
Platinum metal is a popular choice for engagement and wedding rings, not only due to its practical properties - hardness and resistance to tarnishing, but also for its beautiful sheen and natural bright silvery tone. Due to its density, it can be quite heavy. However, the men folk think this to be an attribute! Attribute additionally, platinum's purity renders it naturally hypoallergenic and hence, the ideal choice for those with sensitive skin. Scratching may occur if your platinum wedding ring comes into contact with a material that is stronger than itself such as steel or diamond. However: if scratching does occur, no need to panic: simply re-polish and perfection will be restored immediately.
Palladium belongs to the family of platinum metals, and hence it shares many of the same properties. The key difference is the fact that it is significantly softer. In addition, the fact that it is more sold at more affordable rates explain why it is more commonly used as an alternative to platinum, with regards to wedding and engagement rings. Its natural color is a silvery-white and therefore, it doesn't require plating. Some aftercare advice: It is advisable to remove palladium rings when performing the mundane, for obvious protection reasons.
There are two types of palladium wedding rings, 500 and 950. The above simply indicates as to how much palladium is actually in the ring. 500 mean that the item comprises of 50% palladium and the remnant, other alloys. 950 imply that the item contains 95% palladium and 5% other alloys. Palladium wedding bands will be discreetly marked with the relevant number.
Also, make sure to see our Metals FAQ page for more details.
There is no specific metal or style of ring that is suited to every man. Therefore, before making your purchase, it is important to consider as well as your budget and style preferences; your lifestyle - in particularly your occupation. Say your line of work involves manual labour; go for a hardwearing metal such as Titanium, Cobalt or Tungsten, these metals are resistant to abrasives and tarnishing.
You may find, within our buyer's guide for men's rings, a detailed description on each of the metals we offer, useful in the making of this all important decision.
We offer a 28 days no question's asked return / exchange policy, if for any reason you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase (except for engraved rings), please email us using the contact us form and we will email you a return's number, ones your return has been received, we will go ahead and refund / or exchange as requested by you.
In order to eliminate spelling errors and mistakes occurring, we advise you to double check the exaction and precision of your wording, before you proceed to submit it for engraving.