Jewelry trends may come and go, but nothing beats the beauty of a plain black band. Simple, stylish, and oh-so classy, this wide black ring is a distinctive (and economical) alternative to traditional gold and silver jewelry.
This dramatic band is made of stainless steel, with a durable black plating that will stand up to years of use and abuse. The ring measures approximately 1/4" wide. It looks great as the sole ring on your hand, where it commands attention. But you may also want to try it as a stack ring. It's so very versatile, and looks great with other metals.
The Basic Black Wide Band is a "comfort fit" ring. This means that the inner surface of the ring is gently contoured to slide over the knuckle more easily, and to fit more comfortably once it is on.
Does a plain black band have a special meaning? Well, like so many things, it depends who you ask. Many people who wear a black band simply love its unusual look. However, black wedding bands are a growing trend, where the color is meant to reflect the strength of the bond between the couple. Additionally, a simple black band can be worn as a promise ring, indicating a commitment of love and friendship that will eventually lead to an engagement.
When worn on the right hand, on any finger other that the middle finger, a plain black band may mean that the wearer is a a swinger. It is a subtle way to let others know that they might be open to sexual encounters outside of marriage, with the blessing of their spouse.
Aces, or asexuals, on the other hand, sometimes indicate their preferences by wearing a black band on the middle finger of the right hand, meaning that they prefer not to be pursued sexually.
In short, its meaning is deeply personal, and it's better to ask than to assume.