Mens Wedding Bands: Changing Traditions

by : Scott Jarvis

It used to be that engaged men had a small and somewhat limited choice of Mens Wedding Bands to choose from. That is because traditionally, men have worn rings that are either similar to women's wedding bands or are part of a matching set designed to pair up with their spouses ring. Men previously had only the choice of gold, silver, or diamond wedding bands.

Much like the winds however, times have changed and men now have many more options when considering which type of wedding band to wear. No longer must men endure such an infinitesimal variety of wedding rings. It is now common for men to find rings made from titanium, tungsten, and even platinum on sale and at reasonable prices to boot. Not only are these rings made from some fantastic metals, but they often incorporate multiple colors, and designs adding to the already high allure these alternative wedding bands possess.

While platinum is often fairly expensive, it is tungsten and titanium Mens Wedding Bands that allow would be grooms to not only purchase a ring that's affordable but stylish as well. As some men will claim that the majority of men's wedding bands do not carry enough masculinity, this claim is often uttered only by those men who have yet to view these unconventional options. Men who have viewed these tungsten and titanium rings however have made rings of solid black and rings sporting inlet designs extremely popular.

The popularity of these rings continues to soar in part to online jewelers but word of mouth as well. Many men who become engaged will often speak of these non traditional rings when their friends become betrothed to their sweethearts. Even those with larger budgets are now considering a titanium or tungsten simply for the exuberance and options they bring to the table. No longer must a groom be forced to a single style on a single type of metal. Customization is quickly becoming the name of the game as rings with only a single design are becoming a thing of the past.

The changes in both attitude and expectations towards Mens Wedding Bands are breathes of fresh air for men and women. No longer do women have to fight with their soon to be husbands about wearing a wedding ring and men no longer need be apprehensive about wearing one as their choices are now virtually unlimited and much more affordable.