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Styles of platinum band
Platinum rings are a reflection of personal styles and the variations in style and shape of band can be chosen to create a ring that's perfect for you.

Band Width: Which Size Will Fit You the Best
Wearing a ring daily can feel strange to many men but the size of ring which is chosen can make this easy to get used to. Narrow band rings, say of 4mm, can be easier to get used to but on many men's fingers these can look small.

Wedding Band Buying Tips
Most men's rings are a reflection of his taste and style. No religious custom is involved in choosing the ring.

Mineral (band)
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Mineral is an Austin, Texas emo band. After forming in 1994, they released two albums on crank! a record company, The Power Of Failing (1995) and End Serenading (1998). They broke up up shortly after the relesae of End Serenading.

Step4, add a band, repeat 3rd, then add a band again, repeat 3rd, you will get the situation as top left corner of below picture shows, then add a bead link , add a band and repeat 3rd; ...

A pave diamond band
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A platinum wedding band is as exclusive as that.
The metal Platinum itself has a royal behavior. It does not associate with other ordinary substances by reacting with them (not even with your sweat). Moreover, 90 to 95 percent pure platinum is used for crafting all types of ...

Look at the kind of jewelry and watches you already wear, and consider how your wedding band will look next to them.

The Perfect Diamond Anniversary Band
The diamond engagement ring came first. The wedding ring followed. Now is the time for the most perfect triplet to these sentimental favorites: the diamond anniversary band.

Traditional wedding band designs abound in the collection, as do modern wedding bands.

Band: A ring, (such as a traditional wedding band), that has the same width all the way around.
Bangle: A rigid bracelet that slips over the hand, or hinged oval worn over the wrist that closes with a clasp.

BAND DESIGN: Engraving - Decorating metal by cutting lines into the surface with a sharp graver.Milgrain - A band of metal that is decorated with tiny beads of metal.

Band - A ring made from precious metal and normally with a uniform width.
Bangle - A rigid bracelet that slips over the wrist.
Bar Closure - Also known as a bar and clasp, this is a bar-shaped fastener that inserts into a catch with a pin.

A ring, usually uniform in width, with no distinguishable 'top'; may be set with gemstones.
Bangle Bracelet
A closed, rigid bracelet - with or without hinge and clasp - that slides over the hand.

A ring of uniform width, which may or may not be set with gemstones
A piece of jewellery in the form of a narrow band that is usually worn on the forehead ...

Band (Wedding)
A plain ring which fits like a band around the ring finger usually used as a symbol of marriage. This can occasionally be set with small diamonds.
Bangle ...

band - 1. A wedding ring. 2. A watch strap or bracelet.
bangle - A solid or hollow, non-flexible bracelet. A wire bracelet.
barrette file - A file with teeth cut on the lower side, its back uncut with a ridge. Also known as a safety back file.

Band - A band is a type of ring that possesses the same width all the way round. This style is mainly used for wedding rings.

A ring that is made from a thin, flat, ribbon-like strip of material, usually metal. The band can be unadorned or decorated.
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band - 1. A ridge or belt, usually plain but sometimes ribbed or decorated, about the main body of a vessel such as a coffee pot or a tankard.2. A wedding ring. 3. A watch strap or bracelet.

Watch Band
Overlooked by many when considering a watch, the watch band is perhaps the most visible component to a watch and one that can truly turn the timepiece into an interesting form of jewelry.

Cigar Band Style
A cigar band ring is the term used to describe a ring with a wide band.
Claddagh Ring/Pendant
This is a unique design with two hands clasping a heart topped by a crown. The design
is over 300 years old and used to symbolize faith, trust and loyalty.

Cigar band
A very wide band-style ring.
Ciner is a jewelry complany that was founded in 1895 by Emanuel Ciner, originally producing fine jewelry.

band; ring (jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger)
pin (a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment)
necklace (jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)) ...

A ring which is the same in width all around.
A stiff bracelet that slips over the hand or is hinged.

Band across widest part of a diamond; divides the crown and pavilion
Chemical element Au; most common metal for jewelry because of its beauty and durability ...

Band: A ring made from a flat strip of metal. A wedding ring is a band.
Banded Agate: An Agate with several distinct layers of color.
Bangle: A stiff bracelet solid or hinged. If is solid it must be slipped over the hand.

A band style head ornament worn across the brow. Diadems were worn by men and women in ancient times and the motifs included garlands and wreaths. The term diadem is from the Greek diadein - to bind around. The methods of manufacture included repoussé and filigree and could be gem set.

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Engagement Ring
A gemstone ring traditionally given to a woman by a man to signify their intention to be married ...

A band set with one or more continuous rows of gemstones that completely encircle the band.
The flat, polished surface of a gemstone that affects a gemstone's brilliance & sparkle.
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broad band in yellow, green; weak bands at 5280 and 4550; weak lines in the red
Aqua Filter
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Round band of metal encircling a gemstone to hold it in place
A wide necklace encircling the neck from throat to chin ...

Watch Band
A strip of leather, rubber, cloth or metal that attaches to the case and wraps around the wrist. Metal bands can be resized by adding or removing links; leather bands offer several buckle holes for the best fit.
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Narrow band which circumscribes the edge of the plane separating the crown and pavilion of a polished diamond. The girdle can be bruted, faceted or polished.
Girdle Percentage
The measurement describing the percentage of the diamonds average girdle diameter.

A metal band is a ring with simple plain metal or a stylishly crafted one. As the lady wears the wedding band accompanying the engagement ring, you might want to consider a band of the same metal as the ring or another metal color creating a brilliant contrast.

Wedding Band Sets
A fabulous collection of dazzling Diamond Engagement Rings & Wedding Bands to signify your enduring love & fondness for your soul mate. Begin your journey of love with any of these beautiful symbols of eternal union.
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A cloth band worn around the neck, to which a metal or other ornament may be attached.

A metal band with an arch design that is similar to cathedral arches.
Any type of quartz which has a cloudy, noncrystalline appearance such as agate. Its common colors are blue-gray, white (cream), and red-brown.

A watch band made of leather, plastic or fabric.
A wheel on a watch partially shown through a cut-out window indicating a sun and moon on a 24-hour basis.

A round band of precious metal given to the bride and groom as part of the wedding ceremony, it may or may not be set with gems.
White gold
Karat gold that is alloyed with nickel and sometimes zinc, copper, tin, etc. It is tougher and harder than yellow gold.

A ring or band of metal that surrounds a cabochon or faceted stone. Also, the rim of metal surrounding the watch dial (or face).
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Rings are band of purity, sincerity and eternity. Gifting a birthstone ring to your loved one is a wonderful way to express your love and affection. In some cultures rings are believed to be the best way of wearing a birthstone as hands are man's tool for creation and thus are considered divine.

Eternity Band: A ring with stones all the way around the band. This design symbolizes eternal love.
Facets: The flat polished surfaces of a gemstone.
Filigree: A metal design that looks like lace.

The narrow band that circumscribes the edge of the plane intersecting the crown and pavilion of a diamond. The girdle may be polished, faceted or bruted (rough surface).
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Integrated band A watch band that is part of the permanent watch display. The band does not come off of the watch. It is all made as one piece.
Japanned metal Metal that has been treated to look black or gray usually used to give the stones a more defined and richer look.

ANNIVERSARY BAND Typically given for wedding anniversaries, a ring set with one or more rows of gems, usually Diamonds. The diamonds may go completely, three quarters or half way around the finger.

Beaded Watch Band
Make this beaded watch band with your favorite swarovski crystals and sterling silver beads.
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REEDS Ring and Band Sizer ™ Use this when the eventual wearer of the ring is not available in person to measure his/her finger.

The band of light showing the succession of rainbow colors corresponding to the different wavelengths.

A metal cup or band that is attached to the end of a cord, thread or wire to prevent fraying or simply to add decoration.

Much more than a band of gold, marital jewelry covers everything from picking an engagement ring to what baubles to give, and wear, on the big day.
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Collet - Round band of metal encircling a gemstone to hold it in place
Collier - A wide necklace encircling the neck from throat to chin
Coral -The skeleton of small marine animals, found in colors ranging from white to pink to red ...

Eternity ring: Band set with full or half circlet of stones given by a husband or wife as a pledge of undying love. Similar styles include: guard, caliber and insert rings.

Bezel SettingA method of setting gemstones in which the stone is held in the mounting by a narrow band of metal surrounding the girdle (outside perimeter) of the stone. BezelThe silver band that holds the stone in place and anchors it to the main part of the jewelry.

Ferronière (n) A headdress featuring a thin metal band adorned with a single large gemstone.
Filigree (n) Delicate jewelry or metalwork with wire soldered to a metal background in patterns. Also describes pattern-work made with twisted threads of gold and/or silver.

A typical wedding band may be 1mm thick and 3-5mm wide. If you are looking for a massive heavy style ring, you are looking at 3-4mm thick and 8-12mm wide. Don't be surprised that the price is 3-4 times that of an average band.

In Persia, the Bazu-band or armlet often contains a talisman.(back to text)
Embassy of Ruy Gonzalez de Clavigo to the Court of Timour at Samarcand, A.D. 1403-6. See Hak. Soc., p. 162. (back to text)
In the remote mountains of Badakshan there are the richest known mines of rubies and lapis-lazuli.

Shank: A band that forms the base of a ring. Shoulder: The part of a ring that connects the central design to the rest of the band or shank. Signet Ring: A type of ring bearing an engraved family crest, name, or marking that was used as a wax seal.

A piece of personalized jewelry is formed by linking individual charms on this stretchy band bracelet. The bracelets can easily be changed by replacing all or one piece at a time. Each Italian charm bracelet is totally unique since you put it together yourself! ...

Sudines states that in onyx one finds a white band resembling a human fingernail, as well as the colour of the 'chrysolith,' the sard and the iaspis, while Zenothemis mentions that the Indian onyx has several different colours, fiery red, black and that of horn, ...

Girdle The band around the widest part of a diamond, where a setting attaches to a stone. Gold A precious metal which has been used in jewelry for centuries. It is a malleable metal which is usually mixed with other metals to give more strength. Gold will never tarnish, rust or corrode.

The groom wears a diamond band to glorify their true commitment to their
bride, men prefers to wear a ring that is unique and stands out from the
rest, makes the right statement of who they are, which speaks a lot about
his personality. Fashion conscious bold men tend to wear zodiac wedding ...

If a Chrysoberyl exhibits a thin narrow band across its length of reflecting light which slightly moves when the stone is rotated, it is called a Cat's Eye, and the effect is known as a cat's eye effect.

Jewelers have continued to create new ways of presenting the diamond set in elaborate band designs and using advanced methods of diamond cutting and polishing to reveal the full beauty of the stone.

In 1874, Geronimo and his band were captured and forcibly moved to a reservation in San Carlos, Arizona. He escaped soon after and, for the next several years, lived a life on the run.

Is it the right choice for your wedding band?
We get a lot of requests for tungsten carbide. Why? Well, it's been a much advertised metal; and for some mysterious reason, guys really respond to having the "hardest" ring available. Is tungsten carbide hard? You bet! ...

A channel setting leaves a small space open between the sides of the band to place the diamonds in. These beautiful diamond settings give off an appearance of the diamonds flowing freely in a channel, like a river.

Tigereye: (also spelled tiger's-eye or tiger eye) is a semiprecious Quartz gem displaying chatoyancy (a vertical luminescent band). Tigereye typically has alternating yellow or brown bands that roll across the surface and catch the light, resembling the eye of a tiger..

Harmonizers, called the chain and band silicates, bind together in a long chain, distributing energy in a balanced, long-term way.

GIRDLE - The narrow band around the perimeter of a polished or faceted diamond or colored gemstone. A girdle separates the crown from the pavilion facets and will vary in thickness depending on a stone’s individual style and shape.

Girdle: The narrow band around the widest part of a diamond. It divides the crown and pavilion facets. The girdle itself is described by its appearance. The descriptions of girdle thickness range as follows: extremely thin; thin; medium; slightly thick; thick; extremely thick.

His continuous jade and gold wedding band was a little loose on his ring finger, so he slipped it onto his somewhat larger middle finger to avoid losing it. Well, the finger had become swollen, and he could not remove the ring.

Gone are the days when the only wedding ring a man could choose was a simple gold band. Today, it's possible to choose matching diamond wedding bands for him and her which are stylish and fashionable yet stand the test of time.

If you have big hands you must get a solid ring because chances are your hands are strong & you use them accordingly & you don't want the band to brake. Also don't choose something too tiny it will look out of proportions.

Displays a thin band of reflected light on its surface when cut as a cabochon
The optical effect, known as chatoyancy, is caused by the reflection of light from thin, closely spaced filaments in parallel arrangement within the mineral.
Most cat's eye on the market is synthetic ...

A collet is a thin, round band of metal that goes all around the stone. One edge of the metal is crimped over the edges of the stone and the other edge is soldered to the metal of the jewelry, holding the stone in place.

8 Take one end of the wire and wrap it once around the ring band on the side of the swirl. Start this wrap on the top of the ring band. Use your chain nose pliers to gently press down this wrap down on the ring band.
9 Repeat step 8 with the other wire end.

this is the narrow band around the outer circumference of a diamond. This is where a jewelry setting holds the diamond in a ring.
Good Cut
Diamonds cut with acceptable, but not perfect, proportions. They generally have very good brilliance and fire and make excellent jewelry.

On a band that does not taper across the top, each diamond should be exactly the same size. The diamonds are placed in rows, but in such a way that they fill as much of the space of the surface as is possible without actual touching.

Engagement Ring: Traditionally, this is a "solitaire" diamond, meaning that it consists of a single diamond set in a simple band. However, this diamond can be augmented with smaller diamonds on each side, forming a popular "three stone" setting.

Similar to the channel setting, it is a circular band of diamonds that holds each stone in by a long thin bar, shared between two stones.
Barion Cut
This has a traditional step-cut crown and a modified brilliant-cut pavilion. A square barion cut diamond has 61 facets, excluding the culet.

Girdle -
The thin horizontal band that forms the widest part of a diamond.
Gold (Metal) -
The classic metal used for most jewelry. Pure gold (24K) is too soft to be used for jewelry, so it is often combined with other metals to enhance its durability.

Flat Top Setting: Like the Gypsy setting, this setting has a band that is one continuous piece that gets thicker at the top. A flat top setting grows broader at the top so that a faceted stone can be inserted into the ring at the broadest part.

This triple band ring represents studded Garnet, Citrine, and Amethyst, with beautiful and rich colours. They are combined by glimpsing Quartz that really gleams in the light. Each ring has vaguely different misty quartz, but they are all brilliant and comparable.

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Bezel Set: Type of setting that has the metal encircle the gem. The gem is actually grooved into the metal. A very safe type of setting.

A ring setting where the band is one continuous piece that grows broader at the top enabling a stone to be mounted at the broadest part.
Florentine finish:
A jewelry item with a surface that is striated or brushed.

The Colton Hill Formation, a coarse-grained metasedimentary formation with complex folding, outcrops in a narrow band extending from Portland through Bolton. It is largely made up of biotite schist, and is sparingly interlayered with micaceous quartzite and amphibole gneiss.

Moissanite Wedding Band Collections
Moissanite Wedding Bands
Classic Moissanite anniversary bands in various styles and a range of carat weights ...

A semi circular band worn around the head and usually jeweled and three dimensional
Dog collar
A wide collar of fabric, gemstones and or pearls worn high and tight on the neck ...

Cold Weather Face Mask - Polar Band-it
Combination cold weather face mask and neck up for all outdoors cold weather occasions such as jogging, hiking, biking, camping. Warm up from the neck up.

2: Rings with a particularly thick band will feel tighter than a thin band; in these cases, we recommend buying a full size larger than your normal ring size.

Sometimes referred to as "fiber-optic", these man-made beads changes hue as they capture the light and have a band of light running through the center that resembles a 'cat's eye'.
The optical illusions within each Cat's Eye bead create a stylish movement when worn on the wrist.

Buying a major piece of diamond jewelry such as an engagement ring or anniversary band is one of the most expensive purchases many of us will ever make. That's why it's so important to understand the elements behind the quality and cost of a stone, so you can make an informed buying decision.

Black Ceramic
Black Ceramic is a modern alternative to the traditional, gold wedding band and is among the hardest materials known to man. Only a few things in the world, including diamonds, can scratch this beautiful piece of jewelry - thus enabling an exquisite and permanently polished piece.

Girdle: The narrow band around the widest part of a diamond.
Pavilion: The bottom portion of a diamond, extending from the girdle to the culet.Culet: The facet at the tip of a gemstone. The preferred culet is not visible with the unaided eye (graded "small" or "none").

Girdle You will find the girdle at the widest part of the diamond. It is a band that circles the diamond, right below the table of the stone. The value of the diamond can be impacted by on how wide or thin the girdle is, and also whether or not it is cut with facets.

This is where you'll find the projects that use wire with a few that use some polymer clay or metal clay. For example, the "Textured Sterling Silver Band" ring shows how to use half-round wire and low-fire metal clay to create a very simple band ring.

It is found in a variety of colours, including a broad band
of hues of its most typical green colour.
It also varies in habit - from the typical, hexagonal crystals to acicular and botryoidal forms.

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