The wedding ring is a valuable representation of love and commitment, a sweet reminder of the reasons why you have chosen to be with the one you married. From what we can see today, soon-to-be married couples are getting more and more interested in personalizing their wedding rings. One of the options they seem to be particularly crazy about is engraving them. Luckily, the engraving can be done on both mass-produced and custom ring designs, so options are diverse and pretty much unlimited. These are the most popular ideas for engraved wedding rings presented by Kobelli Jewelry.
1. INITIALS AND NAMES
Engraving the partners’ initials on a piece of precious metal is definitely one of the most common ideas in customized engraving. According to the optimal number of characters, couples opt for combining the initials of their names, while others prefer having their entire names, nicknames or last name. Latest trends are showing that monograms are on the rise, featuring two or more interwoven letters. In most cases, monogram engravings include the initials of each person’s first name and the initial of the last name, which is usually placed in the middle.
EM & JA or EM + JA (initials)
HUBBY & WIFEY (nicknames)
One of the newest tendencies is exchanging vows with coordinate-engraved wedding bands, which basically symbolize the place where the couple met for the first time. Every love story has that special place where everything started from and if truth be told, this idea is truly unique and wedding-ring-worthy. Couples who want to break out of the ordinary are incredibly drawn by it and often make it be their final selection.
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3. THE WEDDING DATE
There are only a few milestones in life and the day a person marries their significant other is certainly one of them. Wedding dates are, undoubtedly, the second most popular idea for engraved wedding rings and that is how it will probably remain. They are demanded in both Arabic and Roman numerals, so it is really a matter of personal preference.
07.05.18 or 07/05/18
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4. SACRED VERSES
Couples who are religion-driven or have a particular quote or chapter from the Holy Book, almost always choose it as meaningful addition to their wedding rings. Here are some of the top bible verses we have engraved:
» Mark 10:9: “Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate. "
» Matthew 19:6: “So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate. ”
» 1 Corinthians 13:13: “Three things will last forever — faith, hope and love — and the greatest of these is love.”
» 1 Corinthians 16:14: “Do everything in love."
» Ephesians 4:2: “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love."
» Ephesians 4:2-3: “With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. "
» John 15:12: “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you."
» Romans 12:10: “Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves."
» Colossians 3:14: “And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity."
» Song of Solomon 2:16: “My lover is mine, and I am his.”
5. SONG LYRICS
Every couple has at least one song that holds a special significance to them, a song they always come back to in the most important moments they share together. Hence, the reason why modern soon-to-be-married couples opt for engraved wedding rings with their favorite song lyric or a verse from a poem.
“Thank you for loving me, for being my eyes when I couldn’t see.” (Bon Jovi - Thank You For Loving Me)
“Heaven is a place on earth with you.” (Lana Del Rey - Video Games)
“ ‘Cause you’re amazing, just the way you are.” (Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are)
“ I’ll be better when I’m older. I’ll be the greatest fan of your life.” (Edwin McCain - I’ll Be)
“Dance me to the end of love”. (Leonard Cohen - Dance Me To The End Of Love)
“You’re my only reason, you’re my only truth.” (Leann Rimes - I Need You)
“I have loved you for a thousand years, I’ll love you for a thousand more.” (Christina Perri - A Thousand Years)
“I see your true colors and that’s why I love you.” (Cyndi Lauper - True Colors)
“‘Cause I give you all of me and you give me all of you.” (John Legend - All Of Me)
“I had a vision of love and it was all that you’ve given to me.” (Mariah Carey - Vision of Love)
6. FUNNY PHRASES
What is a relationship without joking and laughing, even when the jokes are at the partners’ expense? Humor is of a vital importance for a healthy, long-lasting relationship and no, it is not strange or foolish to engrave your favorite funny phrase on your special-occasion jewelry. In fact, this is becoming one of the hottest trends for engraved wedding rings, so if being fun is your lifestyle, consider it a great option.
“You’re stuck with me”
“I love you more than coffee”
“ Better than pizza”
“ You are my favorite emoji”
“’Till the wheels fall off”
“What is yours is mine”
“To be continued … ”
“ You are a lucky human – you married me”
7. SPLIT MESSAGES
Couples who want to give an even stronger accent on the idea of joining their souls into one single entity, opt for engraved wedding rings designed in a split-message style. Therefore, one wedding ring features the first part of the message and the other ring is engraved with the second part. When the rings are placed one to another, they give the entire meaningful phrase.
“Never - To Part”
“Together – Forever”
“I love you – Till the end of time”
“I love you – I know”
“I found the reason – The reason is you”
“King – Queen”
“His – Hers”
“Little spoon – Big spoon”
“To infinity – And beyond”
“One love – One lifetime”
“No one – But you”
“To the moon – And back”
“You jump – I jump”
“When two – Become one”
8. FOREIGN LANGUAGE MESSAGES
To not be too obvious and keep that special feeling of intimacy between you and your partner, you can choose to wear engraved wedding rings that will showcase your best-loved quote in a foreign language. Italian, French and Latin are the top 3 languages for this particular wedding-ring engraving style.
“Tua per sempre/ Tuo per sempre” (Forever yours – Italian)
“Messo il mio cuore nelle tue mani ” ( I put my heart in your hands – Italian)
“Deux corps, un cœur” (Two bodies, one heart – French)
“Une vie, un amour” (One life, one love – French)
“Manus in mano” (Hand in hand – Latin)
“Amor vincit omnia” (Love conquers all – Latin)
This is the part you have probably been waiting for with great impatience, isn’t it? How much do engraved wedding ring cost? Are there too expensive? Well, it depends on a range of factors, out of which whether the engraving will be done by hand or with a laser engraving machine. Obviously, hand engraving is more expensive at it can take up to $10 per character. Double check these numbers with your jeweler. The other important details playing a role in this matter are the karat weight of the band and the carat weight of the stone.
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