Family Crest Rings
The majority of the men and women that make up the Armed Forces of any nation, at sometime in their life will commemorate their achievements and career with the purchase of a piece of jewelry, and this may vary from military rings to some type of plaque.Over the last number of years their has been a new found interest in the origins of the family name, and curiosity about where the family originated from, so the study of heraldry and family crests is increasing dramatically. The wearing of family crest rings is now becoming the fashion and a superb way to show off the family Coat of Arms.
How To Create Family Crest Rings.
Family Crest Rings, are not something that you will see displayed in the average jewelers window, no, they have to be specially commissioned and are fully custom made. The process is simple enough, first you have to have your name researched to find the Coat of Arms and this can be easily done by visiting online site like www.family-crest.net where you can purchase your Coat of Arms along with a relevant history. The Coat of Arms is then given to the jewelers, where you now have the option to have the full Coat of Arms engraved on the face of the ring or indeed you may only want the shield section of you Coat of Arms. You will have many choices in terms of style and metal when it comes to designing your family crest rings.
Silver Family Crest Rings
The silver ring is extremely popular for those with a limited budget or for those who want to give a special graduation gift to a family member or friend. The ring is made of Sterling Silver and will be stamped internally to reflect this.
Gold Family Crest Rings.
You can have your special ring custom designed with your Coat of Arms and created in the precious metals like Yellow and White Gold. Gold Family Crest Rings are normally purchased by family members for to make a special occasion like an anniversary, a birthday, a promotion like a military promotion or to mark a special achievement like a deployment or graduation.
Family Crest Rings for the Military.
The pride that’s exuded by members of the military is second to none and it is also quite normal for the same personnel to have enormous amount of family pride. When I had the opportunity to work in places like Kuwait and Iraq with members of the United States Military and indeed the Allied Forces, it was very obvious to see this pride first hand, because the amount of soldiers wearing the family crest rings was quite staggering.
When I spoke to the soldiers as to why they wore the family crest rings, the answer was nearly always the same, that they wanted to show the pride they had in their name and family and in some cases they felt like it was a good luck charm. That their ancestors would watch over them when they entered the battlefield and would help the emerge safely.
Heraldry is a fascinating subject and requires a lot of research, but to begin with and create an interest it is good to start with your own Coat of Arms and find out unique and interesting facts about your own ancestors.