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How to Choose Couple's Rings

How to Choose Couple's Rings

Couple's rings are a powerful symbol of the bond and commitment that you share with your partner. Couple's matching ring sets can symbolize your commitment, your wedding, an anniversary, or a promise to each other. The perfect set of rings should elegantly and naturally represent your love for your soul mate, and with all of the options available today, the perfect set is just waiting for you t…
Men's Wedding Band Metals

Men's Wedding Band Metals

Learn about the contemporary and traditional metals used in modern men's wedding rings. Damascus steel, carbon fiber, ceramic, cobalt, tungsten, titanium, gold in hues of white, yellow, rose. Grooms today don't have to choose from a couple of types of plain domed rings in gold or silver. There are so many options available in an endless combination of styles, colors, gemstones, and materia…
Titanium Wedding Bands

Titanium Wedding Bands

Titanium wedding bands are a specialty at Vansweden Jewelers. As a lightweight, easy-to-wear option, titanium has become the go-to metal for anyone seeking an essentially weightless wedding ring. lt is comparable to the weight of silicone rings, but with the classy look of real metal. Overall, it's the metal of choice for both the jewelry lover and the "I don't wear jewelry" man or woman…
Wedding Band Engraving Message Ideas

Wedding Band Engraving Message Ideas

The engraving inside your ring is a small, private message that will be rarely, if ever, seen by anyone besides the two of you. It will touch your spouse's skin every time they wear their ring. It's a perfect opportunity to add a unique sentiment. You can engrave your initials, your name, a loving quote, or a meaningful date. You can also engrave something wild, inappropriate, or embarrassing -…
Wedding Band Widths Comparison

Wedding Band Widths Comparison

When shopping for a wedding band, the main choices outside of the actual wedding band style are the size and the width. If you're curious about sizing, Vansweden Jewelers covers ring sizing here. As far as the wedding band width, however, there is a lot to consider.Rings range in width from a single millimeter to 20 or more in width. At Vansweden Jewelers, we offer rings from 2mm wide all the…
Ring Care

Ring Care

General Ring CareAll rings can be damaged, and no jewelry is indestructible. Rings and jewelry can be damaged by physical force, scratches from harder materials, contact with water or cleaning solutions, and more.No matter how tough your jewelry is, it will need to be taken off at least occasionally for certain activities.Common sense and some caution will keep your ring looking great for years to…