Oscar & Olivia’s top tips on choosing your rings

Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

Here’s some frequently asked questions answered by the experts at Oscar & Olivia’s jewellers.

Q: My fiancé doesn’t want to wear a ring, is this normal?

Yes of course it is, most gents don’t wear jewellery and have never thought about what ring they would wear before, so it is new to them. When I got married 15 years ago, I was the same however I couldn’t imagine not wearing it for even a day now. It is important to see lots of options and to find a style that he really loves. I guarantee when he is brought in front of a really good collection of rings, he won’t be able to help himself choose the one for him and I guarantee he will be excited about the one he chooses.

Q: What metals are there for gents and what styles are popular?

There are many metals with different properties, choosing the right one will firstly depend on what they do for a living, for example there is no point in having a 9k gold ring when they work with there hands all day as an electrician. Seek guidance from the specialist you visit when choosing a ring they should be able to go through the options with you, it will be the difference in him wearing it or not and having to buy another one down the line because it wasn’t durable enough.

In terms of popularity, I have shown a few images below. These materials are made in Zirconia, white gold, Platinum, and woods.

Q: which wedding style should I put with my engagement ring

Well, that’s the big question ladies isn’t it – I find that if you take the time to try on all the different options and there are many, then you will eventually be able to rule most out. If you have diamonds on your engagement ring shoulders normally matching that up is best, e.g. if you have a grain set style like this image.

A really big tip is to take images on your phone looking at it from the other point of view this truly helps see it from a different perspective.

We all have different styles that we like so don’t get hung up about what’s on Pinterest or what your friends and family will think as it’s only you who will look at it for the rest of your life and feel the sentiment it brings from the experience you’ve shared that you’ve built with your partner through your wedding journey planning.


Together forever

Oscar and Olivia’s mission is to offer clients value for money whilst you fall in love with our beautiful designs and luxurious quality. We accomplish extremely competitive prices by ditching the rents, rates, and massive stock levels that the high street stores have to endure. Instead, all rings are bespoke and made to order. From design and delivery to a comprehensive after service, you will enjoy excellent care and attention. All rings are lovingly made and beautifully packaged before they are delivered to your front door.

We are a personal and tailored jewellery service designed to make choosing the perfect ring as stress-free as possible. We take the time to sit with you and understand what you’re looking for so we can really delve into your wants and needs.

All you need to do is pour yourself a cuppa and we’ll guide you through a selection of wedding rings chosen explicitly with you in mind from the comfort of your own home. 


0161 952 4230


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