There is a fair chance that if you are visiting this page you are planning on getting married soon. Getting married and having a wedding is a really exciting time in anyone’s life. It is the time where you get to show your commitment to each other and become bonded together for the rest of your lives.
Most couples like to choose a wedding ring that not only suits their own personal style but it normally also makes a statement. What better way to make a statement than to buy white camo rings, it certainly isn’t common and they look great!
Types of Camo Rings
Most camo wedding rings are made out of either Tungsten or Titanium, although I have seen some available in both gold and silver.
There are also two main types of camo rings available on the market today. One is the Camo inlay ring and the other is the Camo wrap type of ring. The main difference between the two is that the inlay ring has a camouflage inlay inserted into the channel within the ring, while the camo wrap actually molds a camo style material around the metal ring to make the actual ring look like it’s camouflage. When looking at Amazon it looks like almost all the rings available are camo inlay rings.
Who wears Camo Rings?
I bet you are wondering who normally buys/wears camo wedding rings? Well, camo rings are meant for both men and women and they are normally worn by people who are either ex-military or who are really into hunting / outdoorsy types of activities. By choosing to wear camo, you are making a statement that you like the outdoors activities and that you are proud to be involved with them.
Camo Wedding Accessories
Often if you are getting a camo wedding ring you will be doing the entire camo wedding. This means you will also be interested in knowing that you can a whole heap more camo wedding stuff to make your day complete.
What makes a camo wedding ring so different?
It’s actually not that much different. For the most part, the ring is going to be very similar in composition to any other wedding band (except for the camo, obviously). Unlike a traditional wedding band which is often made of precious metal (gold, platinum, etc.), these non-traditional bands are made of metals like titanium, tungsten, stainless steel or zirconium.
There are different ways that manufacturers go about creating these cool rings and some of the more popular options are the camo inlay and the camo wrap.
The camouflage inlay seems to be by far the most popular option available today. The ring maker would start with a normal band made of titanium (or similar metal). This band would be about 8mm wide for example. There is a channel in the band (maybe 5mm wide, this can vary). A camouflage inlay would then be inserted into the channel.
Another method of creating camouflage rings is the camouflage wrap. Using this method, a manufacturer will take an existing metal band and wrap the camouflage material all around it using a specific process. This would be similar to how they create gunstocks and other hunting materials with camouflage on them. The wrap is made with a material that is designed to endure wear and tear so it is a good option for something like a ring that sees a lot of action.
One cool thing about the wrapping process is that it allows for customization and you may even be able to work with the manufacturer to wrap your existing ring instead of starting with one of their blanks.
Another method of creating a camouflage ring is by using fancy machines and lasers that will cut the actual metal to look like camouflage. These are pretty cool looking rings, but the camo isn’t quite the same as the patterns we typically see when we are talking about hunting camouflage.
As far as the actual camo on your ring, it seems like the most popular options are hunting camos like Realtree and Mossy Oak. The selection and variety will obviously depend on where you end up getting your ring from.
Another option that isn’t quite as common but still quite popular is the digital camouflage employed by the military. The military population is a whole different set of people that are also choosing to incorporate camouflage into their weddings and marriages.
Depending on the manufacturer or jeweler, you may be able to customize your camouflage. Let’s say you are an avid predator hunter and you’d love a winter white camo ring. There is probably somebody, somewhere out there that would be willing to help you get what you want.
Are camo wedding rings just for men?
No! While it’s safe to say that the vast majority of camo rings are made as men’s wedding bands, options do exist for women. In some ways, it’s a lot easier for a man to have a non-traditional ring because not everyone is oohing and awing over it like they do the lady’s ring. It’s also a generalization (but probably true) that the man is more likely to be the outdoorsy one in the relationship, so that’s another reason that camouflage rings would be more popular for men.
Camouflage itself is very unisex, so it’s just a matter of finding a ring that is sized to fit a woman’s finger. Many of the men’s bands on the market today are available in a wide range of sizes, including smaller sizes for women. There are also rings out there that exist purely for women. One popular option for women is to have a camo band that also features gemstones. The best of both worlds for the outdoorsy woman. Pink camouflage patterns are also another popular option.
So are there any downsides to getting a camo wedding ring? Well, if you’re the type that doesn’t like to be the center of attention, you might not want to pick such a non-traditional ring because you are sure to get some attention for it. Unlike the original purpose of camouflage, a camo wedding ring isn’t going to help you blend into the background. It’s bound to make you stick out and will be sure to draw a lot of attention. People are going to ask you questions like where’d you get it and why are you so awesome!?!
Honestly, there aren’t really that many disadvantages of owning a camo ring. Oh, I know, it might be harder to find if you lose it! I’m not kidding. Thousands of people lose rings every year (and those are usually bright and shiny ones!). Imagine dropping your new camo ring in the forest. You might as well not even bother looking for it! Your ring is designed to look like leaves and sticks. Good luck. It’s going to be like finding a needle in a stack of needles. You’ll probably have to call a friend with a metal detector.
The good news is that these rings are considerably less expensive than a traditional wedding band that would be made of a precious metal. The price of a white camo ring definitely varies on where you get it and what kind you get, but on average, you can expect to spend anywhere from $14 to $22 on Amazon. If you want to include a gemstone, obviously the price will go up. At these prices, the good news is that if you lose it, you can at least buy a replacement without going bankrupt.