by Brittany Hebb

Picking a wedding ring is a big commitment: your ring is something that you wear (ideally) for the rest of your life. So, the most important thing is to make sure it reflects your own style and personality and not just whatever is trendy at the time. Here are some important things to consider when shopping for a ring are:

1. Do you want your ring to match your spouse’s rings?
Silver Couples: Traffic & Baguette Single Diamond by Harry Winston; myloveweddingring.com
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2. Do you want something that is over-the-top and flashy or simple and understated?
Gold Ring: Masterwork Cushion Halo Diamond ‘V’ Band
Silver Ring: Solitaire Diamond Tulip Cathedral; ritani.com
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3. What is your current style? (Do you wear more silver than gold?)
Gold Ring: Intrepid Ring; brilliantearth.com
Silver Ring: Tiffany Soleste Emerald Cut; tiffany.com
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4. It’s also helpful to set a budget ahead of time so that you don’t get carried away when it’s time to make your final decision!