What makes a wedding band unique? There's plenty of cookie cutter options available, but when you want to break free from the traditional - wood wedding bands are an ideal option. There's a myriad of ways to customize your ring ranging from the type of wood, grain pattern, and adding accents like damascus. Let's help dispel some myths, drop some knowledge, and find the custom wood ring that's unique - just like you.
Why Wood Wedding Bands?
Simply put - plain metal is dull! Your wood wedding band tells a story of the past and of your future. Wooden rings not only bring a unique aesthetic on your finger, but are also very eco-friendly, hypoallergenic, and are exclusive to you.
While wooden rings have risen in popularity in recent years, they are a time honored tradition spanning hundreds of years. Back in the day, the options were limited but wood, antler, and bone were prevalent. With the hundreds of variations in hardwoods, you're sure to discover a style that gives the "WOW" effect.
Wood Ring Styles
Style is important in a wedding band but so is longevity. Wood inlay wedding rings paired with a metal like titanium, tungsten, and damascus create the ultimate ring that will stand the test of time. We carefully curate natural wood that is ethically sourced to craft a one of a kind wood wedding ring.
The wood is derived from trees in Hawaii and the term “Koa” translates into “Warrior”. Koa Wood also represents integrity and strength, which are the foundation of a relationship like a marriage. The color profile is a medium golden brown with a grain pattern that is wavy and has ribbon-like streaks of color.
Oak wood is diverse in it's appearance and use in today's society ranging from furniture to wine barrels. Oak wood signifies strength, safety, and serenity - all characteristics of a great relationship. Oak wood rings vary in color profiles but predominately have a light to medium brown color with a slight olive cast.
Exotic sandal wood is highly valued across the globe for it's distinctive grain pattern and herbal properties like oil & incense. It's also a rare hardwood sought after by artisans creating furniture and jewelry like our rings! It’s considered a “Grade A” wood is an also used in instruments. It features a rich, dark color profile with slight shades of red.
Whiskey Barrel wood is typically white oak depending on the region it's manufactured. Besides the "cool factor" of a whiskey barrel ring, the grain pattern is unlike any other type of wood making it a highly sought after material.
Wood Wedding Bands Durability
Our wooden wedding bands are much stronger than one would think. A metal and wood ring combine the best of both worlds - mother earth's natural materials with modern day ingenuity. Our wooden rings feature a proprietary ring armor finish that seals and protects it from the elements. This is a service others charge upwards of $55 but is included free of charge with your purchase of any mens wood wedding band. Many Pillar Styles customers wear their wood rings in work situations like construction or weekend warrior projects in the garden.
In terms of a wood rings maintenance and upkeep - it's minimal. You won't have to make a trip to jeweler to keep it looking brand new like the day you received it. For exposed wood bands, beeswax works wonders to clean up and preserve the wood. For wooden rings with a titanium, tungsten, or similar finish - a mild detergent or soap slightly above room temperature will get the job done.
Wood Wedding Bands Reviews
Our wood wedding bands have different widths, sizes, and profiles to fit any personality and budget. We could talk about our wood rings all day - but why not hear from other Pillar Styles happy customers?
"LOVE this wedding band! My fiance and I could not be happier with the quality and style. The seller is equally amazing; she answered all questions promptly and shipped the ring quickly. Thank you so much!" - Kate M.
"Nothing but quality work from this shop. I could go on about her professionalism, her kindness, and her amazingly unique customized products but I won’t because they truly speak for themselves. I have showed countless people my husbands new wedding ring and they love it more than his first one! Thank you for helping make my wedding anniversary special- truly!" - Kaylie R.
Absolutely perfect. Great quality and fast response time and shipped with in a week. I didn’t know the exact size and sent me a ring sizer. Thank goodness because I was way off! Fits perfectly for my husband. Thank You!" - Andrea N.