Gold wedding rings
Embodying your love in the eyes of all, the wedding ring is a highly symbolic piece of Jewelry displaying to the world your commitment to your other half. Usually chosen as a couple, wedding rings are a pair of rings that the bride and groom exchange during the wedding ceremony, pledging respect, support, love and fidelity for their entire lives. It is an important piece of Jewelry, which will be worn every day, so it is important to choose it carefully so that it is comfortable, and above all that it meets all your expectations! In France, you wear your wedding ring on the ring finger of your left hand, because in Roman times it was thought that a vein connecting directly to the heart ran through this finger. However, did you know that in many other countries the tradition is to wear your wedding ring on your right hand?
Why choose gold wedding rings
A jeweler's favorite material, gold is a safe bet. Choosing a pair of gold wedding rings is to make the choice of timeless. All the wedding rings offered for sale on our e-shop are rings made of 750 thousandths gold, the most beautiful quality of gold that can be found. Gold is immutable and can be reused over and over again, you just have to melt it down to use it again. At Lepage, we use recycled gold to make our Jewelry, in order to limit our ecological footprint as much as possible. Some of this gold is directly bought back from our customers, so we give a second life to your old jewelry, while preserving the planet's resources.
What is 18k gold (750 gold)?
The gold used in jewelry is called «750 thousandths» (which corresponds to 18k gold) because this metal is actually composed of 75% pure gold, and 25% of other precious metals, which are used to give it a specific color, and strength. Indeed, pure gold as found in its natural state is too malleable to be used as such. It is therefore combined with silver, copper or palladium to be worked into jewelry that will not warp when worn.
18k white gold (750 white gold)
White gold, before it is treated, is also called «grey gold». Indeed, it is the last step of preparation of the jewel that will give it its beautiful bright color! This last step, rhodium plating, consists of depositing a very thin layer of rhodium (an extremely rare and precious metal) on the entire jewel, so as to cover it. This operation should be renewed regularly, every two or three years, so that your jewel never loses its beauty and remains radiant as on the first day!
18k yellow gold (750 yellow gold)
With its sunny aura, yellow gold has been used for thousands of years to make jewelry, especially wedding rings. A true reference, yellow gold is generally what the simple mention of the material ""gold"" evokes in us. Highly resistant to corrosion, stainless and unalterable, a piece of yellow gold Jewelry naturally reveals its beautiful golden color when it is simply polished, without any additional treatment. It will thus retain its beautiful hue over time, without developing a patina.
18k rose gold (750 rose gold)
To obtain rose gold, the alloy of which it is composed is endowed with a larger share of copper. It is from this metal that the soft roseish hues that rose gold is known for come from. From one Maison to another, the shade of rose can vary from very weak to more pronounced, depending on the amount of copper in the alloy. Each brand therefore offers rose gold Jewelry in slightly different colors! Less cold than white gold, and less classic than yellow gold, rose gold is a good compromise if you are looking for a modern and precious wedding ring. Today, rose gold is one of the most used metals in jewelry, and is increasingly favored by jewelers.
How to know that a piece of jewelry is made of 18k gold (750 gold)
In order to know the quality of the gold in which your wedding ring is made, you can check the hallmarks that have struck on the piece. The first type of punch is the punch known as guarantee, or title. The Eagle head hallmark guarantees the titling of 18k gold (750 gold) (previously called ""18 carat"" or ""18k"" gold), while the hallmark representing a scallop identifies 585 thousandths gold Jewelry (""14k""), and the trefoil-shaped hallmark concerns 375 thousandths gold jewelry (""9k""). These official authentication hallmarks are accompanied by the master hallmark, which is that of the jeweler who made the piece, attesting to the provenance and quality of the jewelry.
Gold wedding ring for her
Particular, the women's wedding ring is a jewel that can be chosen over the engagement ring. Indeed, some like to wear both in accumulation, so it is advisable, for aesthetic purposes and harmony, to choose two rings fashioned in the same gold color. In its most traditional form, the woman's wedding ring takes the shape of a simple ring. It is a jewel that has been found in many cultures for thousands of years. Perfectly matching the sober masculine models, the all-gold wedding ring for women is a timeless classic, which will go through the ages without ever losing its beauty! Want to shine? With its body covered entirely or in half-turn, the diamond wedding ring is a precious jewel, which will glitter with the least of your movements! More worked than the all-gold ring, the diamond wedding ring is like a line of light slipped to your hand, which will be highlighted by the particular color of the metal you will have chosen....
The gold wedding ring for him
Generally, a man's wedding ring will be fashioned from white or yellow gold, it is less common for these gentlemen to choose a rose gold wedding ring. However, you should know that if you want to sport a less classic ring color, the famous Maison Le Gramme, which specializes in men's jewelry, offers red gold creations. Today, the Jewelry Maisons are trying to diversify their creations and offer a more varied range of models for men, set with diamonds or black diamonds, ceramics, or display a more original design such as the square dinh van wedding rings! Polished and shiny finish or brushed and matte, guilloche, rather thin or rather thick, with a ribbon or half-set body: men's models offer more and more possible variations, to match everyone's desires.