(Closed) What kind of ring for man who hates shine

posted 8 years ago in Rings
Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Hmmmm…first thing that comes to mind is brushed metal, but it’s still metal. I’ve also heard of ceramic rings and black plated Tungsten, which would look like this:

Post # 6
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I know Titanium is a metal but it’s kinda unique. It can be brushed so it is not shiny AT ALL. It’s actually quite dull like that. In fact, they have black titanium. I think it looks pretty spiffy.

Post # 7
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

that article mentioned corian wedding bands!  that might be an option!!

Post # 9
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Helper bee

Check out Zoe & Doyle on Etsy. We just got FI’s ring into today. It has a matte grey finish!

http://www.etsy.com/shop/ZoeAndDoyle

They don’t have any on their right now, but click their “sold items”!!

Post # 10
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Newbee
  • Wedding: December 2014

What about a jade ring or some other ring made out of stone?

Post # 11
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Get him a titanium ring. My Fi and I just looked into them and we didn’t like the fact that they werent very shiny, so this would be great for your Fiance. On another good note they are virtually indestructable……good luck!

Post # 12
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Newbee

The only thing I would be hesitant about with tungsten and titanium is that they aren’t resizable and are difficult to remove in an emergency…personally, that would kinda scares me, especially if he’s working with his hands. Frown

If you want something that isn’t going to break, a metal will probably be your best option though. Platinum is one of the most durable and it has a nice heft to it which I think gives a masculine feel to it. Besides matte and brushed finishes, there are also hammered finishes and what’s called a stone finish, which is a more rugged looking matte finish. Here are some pics for inspiration!

 

 

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2008

We got my husband a tungsten band – it has a brushed finish and isn’t “shiny” but it still looks presentable with a suit.  Let me see if I can find a pic!

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Post # 15
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I love that wood ring and the black ring!!!!

Post # 16
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

We are getting Fiance a tungsten ring with a carbon fiber inlay! It is still partly metal but the metal that is showing is brushed!

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