How to choose a Wedding Band
Gold: Most common karat weights of gold for jewelry are: 10K (41.67% gold), 14K (58.33% gold) and 18K (75% gold) Gold is naturally a yellow metal. In order to create a white gold, copper, zinc and nickel alloy are added to create a whiter look.
Platinum (950): Platinum is naturally a white metal. All our platinum bands are 950 platinum (95% pure platinum and 5% ruthenium). Platinum is hypoallergenic and it is a good alternative for people who have nickel allergies.
Palladium (950): Palladium is another metal from the platinum family of metals. It is naturally white, hypoallergenic metal and a suitable choice for people with nickel allergies. Palladium 950 is made of 95% pure palladium and 5% metal alloy.
Titanium: Titanium is a very strong but a light metal. It is a relatively new metal being used in the jewelry market but has become very popular due to its unique color and extreme strength and durability.
Cobalt-chrome: Cobalt-chrome is a metal alloy consisting of cobalt and chromium. It is scratch resistant and hypoallergenic.
Tungsten Carbide: Tungsten contains equal parts of tungsten and carbon.
About Comfort fit
Comfort fit rings are designed to feature a rounded inside edge to give you more room to the finger, creating a more comfortable constant wear. Only the highest part of the rounded inside part of the ring touches the finger in a comfort fit bands. The ring is usually thicker, thereby heftier, and rounded on the inside for a nice feel.
Milimeter to Inches Conversion Chart:
- 2mm = 3/32"
- 3mm = 1/8"
- 4mm = 5/32"
- 5mm = 3/16"
- 6mm = almost ¼"
- 7mm = just over ¼"
- 8mm = 5/16"
- 10mm = just over 3/8"
- 12mm = almost ½"
The thickness is often categorized as light, standard, or heavy weight. If you were to compare a cross section of 3 rings you would see that the thickness (top to bottom) of the band is thinner on a light weight, thicker on a standard weight and thickest on a heavy weight band.