A sign of love and fidelity
Engagement and wedding rings with a closed ring band have a particular symbolic meaning, elegantly expressed by the closed form, without a discernible beginning or end. The engagement ring symbolises the promise of marriage to come. The wedding ring serves as a constant visible sign and reminder of love and fidelity.
How is the ring worn?
The question of which hand and which finger on which to wear a ring is a personal one and a matter of individual choice
Engagement rings are mostly worn on the ring finger and, after marriage, worn together with the wedding ring.
Since the ring fingers of both hands are subject to far less active use than thumbs, index fingers or middle fingers, they are ideally suited for wearing a ring. However, this does not mean to suggest that there are any limitations – depending on personal preference, a ring may be worn as a piece of jewellery on any other finger too.
What is more, a ring is often the first item of jewellery chosen, and is followed by a matching necklace, corresponding earrings or a bracelet from the same collection.
The right size:
Measuring ring size
There are a few considerations to bear in mind when purchasing a ring. First of all, it is essential to establish the correct ring size. Cold or heat affect finger circumference, and it is essential to bear this in mind when determining size. It is not possible to make retrospective size adjustments with all rings. If adjustments are made, careful attention needs to be paid to any name or date engravings on the inside of the ring.
Elaborate or special ring designs or rings with stone insets cannot be adjusted in size, and this must be borne in mind when selecting a ring. Wider ring bands will require different dimensions from narrow ring bands, since the thickness of a ring is of key importance.
The question of which ring, in which size and which design, suits a particular individual, can be discussed in a personal consultation at Juwelier Wagner.
If a ring is to be ordered from the Wagner online shop and the wearer’s ring size is not yet known, the Wagner team recommends that it should be measured using the Wagner ring gauge. Ring Size Measurer >
For rings with stone insets that are worn frequently, it is also advisable to have a regular check on the setting of precious stones or diamonds. The goldsmiths’ studio at Juwelier Wagner can undertake this check on your behalf and offers a competent and professional service.
Engagement or wedding rings
Engagement or wedding rings generally have a closed ring band without a diamond setting. Often, such rings are also engraved on the inside. Minimal size adjustments are usually possible, but account must be taken of any engraving.
A diamond as focal point
A solitaire diamond lends an exceptional accent to a closed ring band, and an open claw setting sets off the brilliance of a diamond particularly well. The combination of a simple ring band and solitaire diamond results in an exquisitely attractive interplay.
A closed ring band with a row of diamonds influences the character of a ring in a distinctive way. The diamonds lend brilliance to the simple ring form, highlighting the understated elegance of such a creation.
A ring band can also be very contemporary, with an open design. A diamond setting gives this type of ring a very subtle appearance. In this fresh and creative design, the blue Wagner sapphire adds an additional attractive accent.
A flower to fall in love with
Here, mother of pearl and rose gold are combined in the most delicate of forms. At the same time, the flower design is an expression of playful joie de vivre. The diamond in the middle of the heart-shaped flower adds an enchanting touch to this creation.
Glittering floral splendour
Rings for making a big entrance in masterfully-executed flower arrangements exude elegant opulence. Together with a matching collier and earrings, this is an exquisite and unique ensemble for very special occasions.
Iridescent mother of pearl
The fine shimmer of mother of pearl is accentuated particularly well when combined with rose gold and diamonds. This fine natural product can be translated stylishly and in perfect form into a distinctive design language.
Rings with coloured gemstones such as amethyst, citrine, peridot, rose quartz, tourmaline or topaz in special cut shapes, combined with rose gold, bring vivid colours into play. This creates accessories that are not only beautiful in form, but also colourful.
A sparkling statement
Wide ring bands, whether with or without a diamond setting, define these striking pieces of jewellery in rose gold. The character of the ring, which is both a design statement and a piece of jewellery, can vary depending on the type of setting chosen.
Rings with coloured gemstones not only lend themselves to being worn solo. In an ensemble, they create an extremely attractive interplay, with an infinite number of possible combinations.
Rings with pearls bring out the mystically shimmering shine of this natural material particularly well. These rings are the perfect accessory, both for everyday wear and elegant occasions.
A ring band in rose gold or white gold, with a pavé setting and the highest-quality brilliant-cut diamonds, is a fitting accessory for extra special occasions. In terms of brilliance, such exquisite creations are second to none.
Rings of honour
From the Middle Ages until modern times, finely-worked rings for both secular and spiritual rulers have been a visible sign of the highest dignity, as well as the wearer’s claim to power.
Rings of honour, such as the rings designed and produced by Juwelier Wagner for honorary members of the Vienna State Opera since 2004 and for the Viennese Burgtheater since 2010, enjoy a particular status.