November 08, 2017 3 min read
If you are ready to take your relationship to the next level, you naturally start thinking about buying an engagement ring. What many couples don’t think about during that time is you will both need wedding bands as well, along with that engagement ring. So as you move closer to marriage, here are the 3 things you need to know about buying wedding rings in Farmington, NM.
This may sound basic. And if you know this already skip ahead to Wedding Rings Tip #2.
But many people who are brand new to buying jewelry don’t know what all is involved when it comes to buying “wedding rings.”
Typically, when people talk about “wedding rings” in general, they’re talking about three rings: Her engagement ring, her wedding band, and his wedding band.
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During the wedding ceremony, the woman will put on her wedding band, which is worn directly next to her engagement ring. After the wedding, women often refer to these two rings together as “my wedding ring.”
As you’re shopping for her engagement ring, keep in mind that many engagement ring designs have a wedding band made specifically to match that engagement ring. Here is an example of an engagement ring and matching wedding band from designer Frank Reubel:
You can save yourself some time and shopping frustration to find the “perfect” wedding band… By purchasing the wedding band that was already made perfectly for that engagement ring.
You can then shop for his wedding band as the wedding gets closer.
On the other hand…
This is a very personal choice and you need to think about what your future spouse will want before making any decisions. But some couples, particularly in situations where the man actually purchased the engagement ring without her present, want the experience of shopping for wedding bands together.
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Purchasing your wedding rings is not the end of the story. There are other things to consider like ring sizing, warranty/appraisal/insurance policies that will protect your purchase, diamond trade-up options, and regular ongoing cleaning and maintenance.
But you may want to seriously consider purchasing your wedding rings from a Farmington, NM jewelry store that can service and care for your rings so they last a lifetime.
Here at Garcia & Co. Jewelers in Farmington, NM, we offer the largest selection of loose diamonds, engagement rings, and wedding bands in the Four Corners area. And more than that, it's our mission to help you make the best purchase decision for you, instead of just trying to sell you something.
If you’re shopping for wedding rings in Farmington, NM, we look forward to having the opportunity to serve you during this special time in your life.
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