There are many metals available for men’s wedding bands and couples are often wondering what is the best choice for them.  Here is a quick, easy guide to help you decide which ring will fit your lifestyle.

Here is a summary of the ring metals featured:

Classic Metals

Cobalt Chrome - Cobalt is a bright white metal with a brilliant luster. Its weight is similar to gold but many times harder and more durable. Cobalt rings need no...

Because diamonds are so valuable, it’s essential for industry professionals to have a universal grading system when comparing diamond quality. In the mid-twentieth century, GIA developed the International Diamond Grading System(TM) and the 4Cs as a way to objectively compare and evaluate diamonds.

The Four Cs of diamond quality will give you a multitude of information about a diamond’s characteristics and value, but they can...

If you work in a profession such as construction, military, emergency response, or any field where your hands could become stuck or trapped, consider a ring metal that breaks or cracks easily.

A swollen finger, turning blue, because of a lack of circulation needs immediate attention. If this is being caused by a ring cutting off blood flow, you have about two hours before permanent damage necessitates amputation. Many reput...

In our previous article, we discussed various differences in the types of gold that can be used in wedding bands and engagement rings. However, gold, although popular and traditional, is not the only option out there for Wedding Band metals. Now let's discuss some alternative metals that are popular in rings.


Titanium is a natural element which has a silver-greyish-white color. Titanium is the hardest natural metal i...

There are many metals available for engagement rings and wedding bands. By knowing information about the different metals, their benefits compared with each other and their unique qualities you will be able to make a better and more informed decision about purchasing your wedding bands.

The metal types used in wedding bands are white and yellow gold, platinum, titanium, tungsten carbide, cobalt chrome and stainless steel.  W...

August 23, 2012

Written By Monteca Confer; Confer's Jewelers


So your Love is unique and you want a band to match it. Maybe a plain gold band is too traditional for you or maybe the groom loves to hunt and doesn't want a band that will scare the deer away. :)  Consider a ring that is a little more "Exotic" and a little something different. If your groom (or you!)  are a hunter, what about a camouflage ring? Consider a Mossy Oak Camouflage r...

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