Sure, the holiday season is already hectic with Christmas shopping, stuffing stockings, and other merriment. But December can also be a great time to purchase your wedding jewelry as well. Many jewelry stores – from local craftsman to national chains, fine department stores to sites like Etsy – carry great sales on their jewelry during the weeks leading up to Christmas. So if you and your fiancé are in the market for wedding rings, or you’re looking for some fine bridal accessories to complete your wedding day look, this is actually a perfect season to do a little jewelry shopping! (And if you’re a boyfriend hoping to become a fiancé by New Year, here’s an important tip. Don’t wait another second to find the love of your life the perfect engagement ring!
Wedding Rings Don’t Have to Cost a Fortune
Unlike your engagement ring, it really is not necessary to spend a significant amount of money on your wedding rings. Sure, you want something beautiful and timeless, since you’ll be wearing it everyday for the rest of your life. That said, many couples prefer simple pieces as their everyday rings, or ones designed to fit beautifully with the existing engagement ring.
From finely crafted sterling silver pieces, to simple gold bands, once you have an idea of what you are looking for, don’t be afraid to think outside of the typical ring box stores to find precisely what you want, possibly at a price that will fill you with glee.
As for engagement rings, look for something that says “you.” This is more important than how big of diamond, or even if there is a diamond. Look for a well made piece that appeals to your personal style, and you’re sure to love it for decades to come.
Your Rings Don’t Have to Match Each Other, Either
Think you and your fiancé need to pick matching bands, made of the same fine metal? Think again. It is far more important that you each pick a ring that suits your individual styles and lifestyle, than it is to find two rings that match. So, if your husband loves the look of a dark titanium band, and you prefer rose gold, choose the rings that suit each of you best.
Bridal Jewelry Should Reflect Your Style
Whether you choose costume pieces to accent your wedding dress, or fine jewelry, just make sure you pick items that will suit the dress you have chosen, and reflect your great sense of personal style. December is a great time to grab these pieces, often at great discounts.