A wedding ring is the ultimate symbol and sign of the union that both the groom and bride so much look forward to. In fact in many weddings, those present look forward with a lot of eagerness to the moment when the bride and groom slide the ring into each other’s finger; it is always a sweet and emotional moment to watch the parties exchange their wedding vows, then proceed to put a ring on the other’s finger. The price of a wedding ring varies, and is determined by various factors.
Often, the material used to make the wedding ring is the greatest determinant of its price. For instance, wedding rings made of gold are some of the most expensive, followed by diamond ones. Other ordinary wedding rings are cheaper, and readily available. To get a better idea, here are some interesting facts about some of the most expensive wedding rings
- Did you know that in some royal and celebrity weddings, the wedding rings are later inherited by their offspring? For example, the wedding ring worn by the late Princess Diana was said to be worth $ 137,200. That ring is still worn today by the Dutchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. It’s an 18 carat diamond ring.
- Marc Anthony is said to have given Jennifer Lopez a wedding ring worth $ 4m. Sadly, they later divorced.
- Paris Hilton was given a ring so heavy, that she complained it hurt her. Never mind that the ring cost a whopping $ 4.7 M, and was a 24 Carat, pure white gold one. She would later auction this precious ring to help victims of Hurricane Katrina.
In a nutshell, the prices of wedding rings vary, and are determined by the materials used to make it. Depending on your budget, you can rest assured that you will a get one that suits you perfectly.