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How do you choose a diamond eternity band?

Eternity bands make wonderful anniversary gifts. The name alone is reflective of the lasting nature of your love, so why not give a gift that shows that? Choosing the perfect eternity band can be tricky, though, as there are a number of factors to consider. Use the tips below to help you pick out the ring that truly symbolizes your unique love.



There are a few styles to browse when shopping for eternity bands. However, the two most common feature inlaid stones or a set of three stones to represent past, present, and future. Many people like the idea of the three-stone setting and what it signifies, but it really comes down to personal preference and what you think your partner will like best.

If you’re not sure, talk to your partner or ask her friends and family members to get the insights you need before you make a selection. After all, it’s an eternity band –  so be careful to choose a style that she will love forever.


Diamonds and gemstones

This is the most important factor – choosing the right diamonds or gemstones to go in the band. Diamonds are a true symbol of everlasting love and they’re virtually indestructible, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go with something else.

Other gemstones, such as rubies, emeralds, sapphires, or even a variety of stones, also make excellent choices for eternity rings. When considering any stone, remember the four Cs: cut, colour, clarity and carat. Ask your jeweller about these qualities to determine which stones are the best choice for you.


Natural or synthetic stones

This is an area that many people don’t even think about, but choosing between natural or synthetic gemstones is an important consideration. Natural stones are more valuable than their man-made synthetic counterparts, but they’re also far more durable, beautiful, and significant. Make certain any eternity band you select only includes the real thing.


Band metal

Another component to think about is the band metal. Two of the best possible options are gold and platinum, as they offer the level of durability you want, along with the beauty she’ll be looking for. While there are other options out there, most of them simply don’t provide the best quality for a ring that is supposed to symbolise your love moving forward.

You can typically choose between white gold and yellow gold, and to select the right one for her ring, you may want to think about the colour involved in her other rings to ensure you select something that looks fantastic with the other pieces she wears on a daily basis.

Buying an eternity band for your special someone is a wonderful way to say “I love you.” While the buying process may seem overwhelming, if you do your research and make your selection carefully, you will find the perfect ring that will be treasured forever.

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