If there is one consistent trend, it is that classic or at least a twist on the classic is still, for lots of couples, the order of the day. Plain bands offer flexibility and versatility that neither shaped nor intricate bands can offer.
It is possible to choose almost any design of engagement ring if you go for a plain ring and this is why they always remain popular year in, and year out. They will never go out of fashion, and they suit all types of metal.
It gives you the chance to select the engagement ring that your partner will love without needing to worry about the wedding ring combination.
Twenty years ago, when you mentioned weddings and asked someone to draw one, the designs would look almost identical.
However, in the last few years, we have seen unusually shaped wedding rings start to feature, and this has been even more prominent in 2023.
They are perfect for women who have a large engagement ring that has multiple stones or, is more of an unusual shape. Even if your lady has a more traditional engagement ring, a shaped wedding ring will look great.
It may incorporate diamonds or other gems. Alternatively, you may like to include a plait or make it non-symmetrical. The options really are endless.
Once again, up until relatively recently, we would never have associated wedding rings with including intricate detail and would identify this feature with an engagement ring.
However, in 2023, filigree detailing has become more common as has the use of intricate diamond and other gemstone settings.
The inclusion of grooves and patterning is also quite common, and this style of ring tends to pair beautifully with solitaire diamond or vintage engagement rings.