The design of your wedding band should complement the overall aesthetic of your engagement ring. But shop with an open mind: A matching style works perfectly well, but you might also like a band that offers a little more "wow" factor. Or how about a comparatively radical option—a band that can be worn on its own, or on your right hand?

Engagement Ring
18k white gold with emerald–cut diamond and baguettes, $20,000, Mauboussin

Wedding Bands
Clockwise from top right: Platinum, $575, Michael C. Fina; 14k white gold and diamonds, $900, Helzberg Diamonds; Platinum and diamonds, $12,000, Kathleen Dughi Jeweler

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