The wearing of a wedding ring by a man is a reasonably new phenomenon. It is only really since the second world war that the wearing of a wedding ring by a man became common. However it is taking off now, as are diamond mens rings .
And there are different considerations for a man’s wedding jewelry than for a woman.
A man doesn’t usually wear an engagement ring. A woman does. For a woman it is her engagement ring which is the feature on her finger. It is usually the engagement ring that is admired, not her wedding ring. And for this reason the woman will usually love a stunning diamond solitaire ring for her engagement ring, because a diamond solitaire is a ring to be admired!
And the setting of the diamond solitaire is there really just to hold the diamond. The setting is not the feature, the diamond is. The setting is just there to show off the diamond to best advantage.
So for a woman the choice of wedding ring needs to accommodate the fact that it should not overpower her engagement ring. Whilst there are some magnificent diamond wedding rings for women, they should always be more understated. Small diamonds, and with more of the impact of the ring coming from the ring itself rather than the diamonds.
And if she has a magnificent engagement ring then there is no need for anything but a simple understated band for a wedding ring.
But a man needs to approach his wedding ring quite differently, hence the popularity of diamond mens rings. Mens diamond wedding rings are larger and more noticeable than womens rings. And as there is no engagement ring, the diamonds go on his wedding ring.
This is the only ring on his hands, perhaps the only jewelry that he will ever wear. So it needs to tell the world exactly who he is.
Notwithstanding, it is not as common for men to wear a mens diamond ring with a single large stone as it is for women. Whilst solitaire rings are the most popular for women, men tend to select more diamonds, and smaller ones.
For women, the setting is just the method of showing off the diamond. For men the setting, and the ring material, is an integral part of the appeal of the ring. Mens diamond rings are all about the ring and the diamonds together. Womens rings are about the diamonds.
For this reason mens diamond rings often feature such modern ring materials as Titanium, Platinum, Stainless Steel or Carbon Fibre. Two tone yellow gold and white gold also looks great.
These rings are also much wider than you would expect for a woman’s wedding ring. This is to make sure that a mans wedding ring is in keeping with a mans (normally) wider hand, and also to allow room for the features of the ring and to add the diamonds. Mens diamond wedding rings are much more ornate than a womans wedding ring.
But the most important part is still the diamond or diamonds. A mens diamond ring with one or more stunning diamonds cannot be matched for style. It says volumes about the man. It makes a clear unambiguous statement that says “I’m married, and I can afford a fantastic diamond ring like this”.
Mens diamond rings are unequalled for style, class and flair. The modern married man should not be without one.