Engrave your wedding bands with a special meaning
By: Jerry Biern
What is more romantic than looking inside of your wedding band and seeing a personalized engraving with special meaning for the you and your spouse?
There are a few ways to accomplish this task that your jeweler will recommend and now some new processes available that increase the limits of the message that can be created.
Let us review the traditional methods most currently being used in the marketplace.
First, there is hand engraving done by an artisan engraver using a hand tool called a graver. It is not a perfect process and the results will depend on the quality and skill of the craftsman doing the work.
Also commonly used is machine engraving which is much more precise but usually limited to one row of words using up to 20 characters.
Now, a specialty process adapted to a not so new technology, called laser engraving, has opened up a whole new realm of possibilities for wedding couples who are thinking of engraving their rings. Wedding bands are now being created with entire messages that are clearly readable and up to 225 character long. This allows the ability to write whole passages, even entire wedding vows, on the inside of the wedding bands. Currently, bridal couples are engraving civil vows, religious vows, love poetry, even Shakesperean sonnets.
This sentimental and romantic addition to your wedding bands can forever be a reminder of the commitments made, and add a special and unique touch to your wedding day.
© Jerry Biern