A note from the owners
Everyone Is Welcome Here
Hello and welcome to Northwood Custom Jewelry,
We're Allan and Laurel Hill, and as founders of Northwood, we want to extend the warmest embrace to each and every one of you. Love is a journey that knows no boundaries, no limitations. It's a beacon of hope, an anthem of joy. And it's this belief that drives us to celebrate love in all its magnificent forms.
In a world where the fight for LGBTQ rights continues, it's a profound honor for us to be a part of your love story. Every step towards equality and acceptance makes your journey all the more extraordinary, and we're here to amplify the beauty of your commitment.
At Northwood, there's no need to search for acceptance or understanding. Here, every love story is valid, every bond is precious. Whether you're celebrating your engagement, planning your wedding, or simply looking for a piece that speaks to your heart, we're here to craft a symbol that mirrors the uniqueness of your love.
Your story enriches our craft, and your love inspires our designs. As a jewelry business founded on genuine inclusivity, we stand alongside you, ready to create pieces that resonate with your individuality.
So, here's to your love, your journey, and the milestones that make your heart sing. Let's celebrate the love that knows no bounds and create jewelry that tells your story, beautifully and authentically.
With all our warmth and admiration,
Laurel & Allan
Founders, Northwood Custom Jewelry
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Celebrate Your Unique Love Story with Custom Wedding and Engagement Rings
Every love story is one-of-a-kind, just like the couples that inspire them.
At Northwood Custom Jewelry, we understand that your journey is unlike anyone else's. That's why we offer the option to create custom gay wedding and engagement rings that reflect your individuality and shared connection.
From the choice of metals and gemstones to the intricate details that hold sentimental value, crafting a personalized set of rings ensures that your love story is beautifully and authentically captured.
Embrace your uniqueness and let us bring your vision to life, creating a symbol of love that's as exceptional as the journey you're embarking on together.
Our Most Frequently Asked Questions About Gay Men's Wedding & Engagment Rings
Do gay men wear both a wedding and engagement ring?
There are no set rules when it comes to wedding and engagement rings for gay men. It's a deeply personal choice. Some gay men opt for a men's ring set designed to fit together, allowing them to wear one ring before the wedding and add the other after the wedding, creating a larger two-piece ring. Others may choose to wear both an engagement ring and a wedding band separately. Additionally, some individuals may select one ring and wear it when it feels right, either when they get engaged or beginning after the wedding ceremony. The key is to do what feels most comfortable and meaningful for you and your partner.
Who proposes in a gay couple?
Just like in any couple, there are no set rules. In the past, there was a tradition where men typically proposed to women. However, our modern society has evolved, placing a strong emphasis on equality in relationships. The person who proposes should be the one who feels ready to take that significant step toward commitment. It's all about what feels right for you and your partner.
Do gay men wear their wedding ring on the right hand?
There are no strict traditions dictating which hand to wear a wedding ring on for gay men. The choice of hand can vary based on personal preference and cultural influences. Some may choose the left hand, as is common in many Western countries, while others might prefer the right hand. What matters most is the significance of the ring to you and your partner.
Remember, the journey of selecting and wearing wedding and engagement rings should be a reflection of your unique love story and individuality. It's about what makes you feel most connected and comfortable.