Diamond Wedding Rings for Men

When British comedian and actor Russell Brand returned from his weeklong wedding celebration in India with his new bride Katy Perry, sharp eyes noticed a new piece of bling in Brand’s usual outrageous ensemble. Shying away from the simple, typical wedding rings as much as he shies away from buttoning his shirt, Brand chose a glittery pavé-set round wedding ring in yellow gold and yellow diamonds. The ring, which Perry also wears, has the traditional shape of a men’s wedding ring and the over-the-top glitziness for which both are famous.

Most men will probably not want to choose a wedding ring like Brand’s anymore than they would want his haircut or skintight clothes. But you can incorporate diamonds into your wedding band without looking like a certain famous British bad boy. Diamonds aren’t just a girl’s best friend anymore; more and more guys are choosing diamond-embellished looks for wedding rings, cufflinks and watches. The diamond stud earring, once the trademark of a non-conformist rebel, is now sported by businessmen.

A men’s diamond wedding ring has all the same significance as a woman’s: beauty, timelessness, and exclusivity. A few simple guidelines will help you choose a men’s diamond wedding ring that has the elegance of diamonds and still looks masculine. 

Choose your setting wisely

 

whiteflash-mens-ring-diamondsBead and prong settings are simply more sparkly, and therefore more feminine-looking. Unless you’re Russell Brand, you probably want to stay away from a diamond-encrusted pavé look. Opt for channel and bar settings that hold the diamonds in place with a more streamlined look.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use diamonds and gems sparingly

 

wf-mens-ring-emerald-cut-diamondA few well-placed stones can have more impact than a wedding ring fully encrusted in diamonds. A single stone can be difficult to pull off, but a thoughtful cut and setting can help it work seamlessly with the rest of the ring. Check out this ring, set with a single emerald-cut stone.

 

 

 

 

Consider the finish

 

whiteflash-mens-ring-small-diamondsThe traditional high-polish finish can add too much shine to a wedding ring that already sparkles with diamonds. Consider a more subtle finish like a wirebrush or matte look. This adds masculine toughness to the subtle brilliance of the diamonds.

 

 

 

 

 

Have some fun

ring-with-loose-diamondsA wedding ring is a reminder of a serious occasion, perhaps the most important in your life, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be a reflection of your personality. You can find settings and design elements that are as quirky and individual as you are, without looking like a certain British comedian married to a pop singer. The champagne setting is a fun, unusual diamond setting that adds a bit of flair to an otherwise traditional men’s wedding ring

 

 

 

  

 

Consider metals and design elements

 

mens-ring-with-loose-diamondsThere are lots of details and details that are traditionally reserved for men’s wedding rings, like black titanium and palladium. A few of these design elements can be combines with the sparkle of a diamond for a men’s wedding ring that combines elegance with beauty. Consider something interesting and unusual without going over the top, combining the best of both worlds.

 

   

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