Choosing cheap men’s wedding bands does not have to mean picking an inferior product, it just means you want to save some money- good idea! Many high-quality rings can be inexpensive as well and you can save on financing charges.
Men’s engagement and wedding rings are generally simpler to decide on, mostly because men are just not as interested or picky about it. Most men prefer a simple, sturdy, durable ring that feels good on their finger. If it can be found at a discount, that is even better.
Types of wedding bands for men
Plain bands are just that: simple and functional. Most are available in 14k and 18k gold, white gold, platinum and palladium, stainless steel and carbide. Each material has distinct properties and it’s own appearance, which presents many great choices.
Milgrain bands are elegant and chic in fashion. Each style has engraved designs on edge for the band, resembling a string of tiny beads. Milgrain Diamond wedding bands have an antique appearance are quite popular.
Celtic Claddagh rings are very beautiful and popular. You can get a more ornate on for the woman and a simpler one for the man while retaining the matching set appeal. Theses rings are very romantic and have an interesting history as well.
Diamond set rings can be made out of yellow gold, white gold, platinum, titanium or palladium. One good type of ring for men is the channel set ring because it protects the gems from wear and tear.
Spinner rings for men are also known as Tibetan worry rings or prayer rings. The spinner ring is made of an inner and outer band, the outer band spins freely around the inner band. Typically, the outer band has some type of design engraved.
Biker rings are some radical designs, made for bikers and others who want a really nasty look or some cool skulls on their band. You can find just about anything you want if you look hard enough.
Christian rings have Latin crosses, Greek fish symbols, and other symbols of the faith. These are quite popular and are very traditional.
Cobalt Chrome is a popular alternative metal that is really catching on. This is because they are similar to platinum in color, yet have the durability of tungsten or titanium. The surface is scratch resistant, will not fade or tarnish, and won’t break, shatter or chip. The bright white color is similar to white gold or platinum and cobalt chrome weighs about the same as stainless or tungsten. These rings are a fraction of the price of platinum or white gold.
Financing engagement and wedding bands
Unless you have a very good reason to invest in an expensive wedding band, there is little reason to use financing. One such reason might be urgency, for whatever reason. You want to get married now and need nice ring, so it might make sense to finance it.
On the other hand, under normal circumstances, who wants to start out married life with debt for a ring? It makes more sense to get a very simple, inexpensive ring and maybe later upgrade to a nicer band. After all, it is love that makes it all work, not a ring!