MATERIALS

"The challenge of the ancient and modern metals is to use the important characteristics of both to enhance the qualities unique in each." ~ Wes

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TITANIUM is lightweight - a little more than a fifth the weight of gold and has the tensile strength equal to mild steel, is non-magnetic and hypo-allergenic.  The grade of titanium we use is G-2 which is commercially pure.

 

GOLD can be hammered to the thinness of gold leaf (from 1/8000 to 1/10,000 mm.), and drawn to wire of hair-fine gauge but which retains its high tensile strength. Pure gold (24 karat) is soft and extremely malleable.

 

DIAMOND QUALITY

The diamonds are European grade - Fine quality. This is equivalent to or a little better than VS1 or 2.Our diamond suppliers add the following sentence to each invoice:

“The diamonds herein invoiced have been purchased from legitimate sources not involved in funding conflict and in compliance with United Nations resolutions. The seller hereby guarantees that these diamonds are conflict free, based on personal knowledge and/or written guarantees provided by the supplier of these diamonds.”

SIZING

Our sizing is in ¼ size increments. Due to the nature of most of our designs, the rings can not be resized.

 

TRAINER RINGS

If you are not used to wearing a ring, we suggest that you purchase a silver 'trainer' ring in what feels like the right size and the approximate width of ring you plan on purchasing from Wes & Gold and to wear this ring for a week or so. (Link to trainer ring on Amazon  https://amzn.to/2V3CVhq  This will give you a much better idea as to your correct size. Most jewelry stores can adjust the size of a silver ring by squeezing or stretching it.

 

FIT

For long term, wear a ring that is a loose fit rather than too tight. It's easier to dry the finger under the ring and to be able to wear it all year round. For safety's sake wear a ring that can be removed quickly if the need arises.

Finger size can change significantly depending on the temperature and on normal daily/seasonal body fluctuations, and if a ring that is comfortable in the summer feels too big when the weather is colder we can make you with a very narrow 'stacker/keeper' band which will be 3/8 to ½ size smaller than your ring. The ring width is 1 ¼-1 1/2 mm.

 

MAILING THE TRAINER

When you have decided on a ring size that is comfortable, send the trainer ring to us and your ring will be made to this exact size. It is STRONGLY advised to use a padded bag for shipping the ring.

FAQ

What grade of titanium is used? See  Materials

 

Do rivets change the size?

No, the rivets make no difference to the size when the ring is on your finger.

 

Can a ring be polished after it is completed?

No.

 

How can the ring be cleaned?

Clean with a toothbrush and liquid dish detergent.

 

Can a titanium ring be cut off in an emergency?

Yes, any of the cutting tools used by a jewelry store or in a medical facility can do this.

 

Are your diamonds "conflict free"?  See Materials

 

Can I return my ring?

No, as the ring is made to your specifications, there is no return or refund.  If we have made a mistake in the production, please contact us and then return it and we will try to make it right.

You have come to the source of alternative, nontraditional titanium and gold rings for men or women. They are individually handcrafted for wedding, anniversary, commitment, partnership, friendship or promise celebrations. Some spin, most stack — all are different.

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