The wedding is a celebration of two people making a public commitment to each other and uniting together in marriage. But marriage is not only a romantic relationship, it is also a legally binding contract between the husband and wife. While the marriage certificate is the legal document that makes the marriage official, the wedding band is the token most wedded couples choose to symbolize their marriage relationship.
If you take your wedding ring off, you do not become unmarried, but the significance of the wedding band is strong. Most married people feel great emotional and romantic attachment to their wedding bands and feel very strongly about wearing them. They wear their wedding bands as a reflection of the importance they place on their marriage.
When meeting someone new, it is almost instinctive to check for a wedding ring. Being married is an important part of a person’s life, and when we start a conversation with someone we usually want to know their name, where they’re from, what they do for a living, and if they’re married or have children. A wedding ring tells people you are “taken” and that “Your heart belongs to your husband/wife”.
Choosing a wedding band is a personal decision that reflects your personality and is affected by your lifestyle. A wedding band can a simple metal ring or it can be embellished with design details or it can be accented with stones. You may have your heart set on a traditional gold wedding band or you may desire a brilliant diamond wedding band. If you want something out of the ordinary, you may even choose to have a jeweler make you a custom made wedding band.
Diamonds are the most popular gemstone set in wedding bands. While it is true that they are heavily marketed by the diamond industry to be the stone of choice, diamonds are indeed a beautiful and brilliant accent for wedding rings. Many women dream of a wedding of elegance and a wedding ring of brilliance.