If you’re looking for the ultimate accent piece for your engagement ring, consider a curved wedding band! Pairing a curved band with your engagement ring adds elegance and creates a stunning bridal ring set. If curved bands are on your radar, you’ll find beautiful and versatile pieces along with tips on how to choose the right one.
So, whether you like a delicate look with lots of sparkle or a minimalist band for an understated look, you’ll find one to make a statement on your wedding day. We’re bringing in expert advice from Molly Jewelry US, a jeweler who specializes in curved bands, as one resource.
Let’s get started!
What are Curved Wedding Bands?
Definition and Purpose
A curved band is a wedding ring that has a slight curvature or wave to it. Curved bands are an ideal choice to pair with a low-setting engagement ring, like a solitaire.
Brides like a curved ring for the simple look: it complements your engagement ring but can also be worn on its own. If you plan to wear a curved band without an engagement ring, you may want to select a wide style that stands out, particularly one with diamonds on it.
How To Wear a Curved Band
When you wear a band with a curve, you’ll place the diamond so it sits inside the curvature. In most cases, you’ll wear the V shape upwards with the engagement ring sitting on top of it so it “fits” right in. However, it’s really up to personal preference; you can wear the curved band with the tapered point up or down – it’s up to you.
Styles and Designs
Now that you know the basics, let’s talk about styles of curved wedding bands. Did you know you can get them with gemstones, diamonds, moissanites, or without any embellishments? It’s true!
Here are some of our top picks! Click on a photo to see details on the seller’s website.
Patchwork Moss Agate & Moissanite Curved Wedding Band / Stacking Ring
Minimalist Stacking Ring Solid Curved Wedding Band
Pear Cut Morganite Pointed Wedding Band Gray Moissanite Curved Wedding Ring
Yellow Gold Marquise Cut Moissanite Diamond Curved Wedding Band
White Gold Round Moissanite Curved Wedding Band
14K Rose Gold Pear Shaped Moissanite Curved Wedding Band
Moissanite Curved Wedding Ring In Yellow Gold
Marquise Cut Moissanite Curved Wedding Band Natural Inspired Leaf Ring
Unique White Gold Moissanite Curved Diamond Band
14K Rose Gold Baguette Cut Moissanite Curved Wedding Band
Unique Black Onyx Ring Curved Wedding Band In White Gold
Marquise Cut Emerald Curved Wedding Band In Rose Gold
Materials and Gemstones
As you can see from the examples above, the possibilities are endless. From black onyx and emeralds to moissanite and diamonds, a curved wedding band accentuates everything you could ever imagine!
Next, let’s talk about tips to keep in mind when you choose a curved wedding band.
Why Choose a Curved Wedding Band?
Many brides are opting for a curved band for these two reasons:
1. Enhanced Comfort
Simply put, a curved band is more comfortable. It won’t feel as bulky as your engagement ring because it fits snugly together like a jigsaw puzzle. If you opt for a custom curved wedding band set, you can create a customized fit.
2. Unique and Eye-Catching Look
The curvy shape of the ring adds an extra dimension to it and makes it unique.
How to Choose the Perfect Curved Wedding Band?
Complementing Engagement Rings
When selecting a curved band, keep the engagement ring style in mind. The curve looks best with a solitaire, gemstone, pave, or side-stone ring.
Match the Metal and Gemstones
When choosing a metal and a gemstone or diamond, keep consistency in mind. The curved band must be of the same metal and if embellishments are included, they should match perfectly with the engagement ring.
How to Care for Curved Wedding Bands?
As with all jewelry, it’s important to take good care of it to ensure it lasts a long time. For a wedding band, you’ll want to store it in a jewelry pouch or box, separately, when not being worn. It is a good idea to have a ring dish on your nightstand so you can place the ring at bedtime and not lose it.
If you have a jewelry box, make sure it has felt or velvet so the metal does not scratch when placed inside it.
Since a curved wedding band is typically worn daily, avoid too much contact with water, like showering or swimming, exercising, or working. This ensures less tarnish over time and keeps your band looking nice and shiny.
You can clean your band with a special jewelry cloth and polish it up with jewelry cleaner. If you need a recommendation, I use this jewelry cleaner on Amazon to keep mine sparkling.
Conclusion: The Timeless Elegance of Curved Wedding Bands
In conclusion, a curved wedding band is a one-of-a-kind accessory that instantly adds a touch of sophistication to your wedding ring collection. The delicate shape of the curve complements a solitaire or side-stone ring beautifully. In addition, the curve band allows your diamonds to shine through. The curve also allows the band to sit flush with your engagement ring, so it’s more comfortable to wear. Whether you’re going for a diamond-studded look or opting for a classic metal band, you’re sure to find a curved wedding band that’s never going to go out of style.
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