Choosing a unique alternative ring may at first be exciting and memorable, but couples should carefully consider the implications of nostalgia and sentimentality before they disregard the popularity of classic wedding rings.
Some women prefer colored stones, and using different gems allows the couple to customize a ring with personal symbolism and sentimentality, such as using birthstones or other favorite gems.
While they are not actually the original ring, the style and design will be nearly indistinguishable and can preserve the sentimentality of the jewelry.
Though the tale looks somewhat dark and might seem like a scary movie, it is less horror and gore and more creepy with a hint of sentimentality.
"Is it just sentimentality, old wives' tales, or is she right?" he asked himself.
The indefensible indecency and overstrained sentimentality are on the surface; but after a time every repellent defect is forgotten in the enjoyment of the exquisite literary art.
Moroseness and dogmatism are as far from the Pantagruelism of Rabelais as maudlin sentimentality or dilettantism.
Zyrowski, Lamartine (1896); and perhaps best of all in the Preface to Emile Legouis' Clarendon Press edition of Jocelyn (1906), where a vigorous effort is made to combat the idea of Lamartine's sentimentality and femininity as a poet.
She has all the abandon of an Italian improvisatore, the simplicity of a Bernardin de St Pierre without his mawkishness, the sentimentality of a Rousseau without his egotism, the rhythmic eloquence of a Chateaubriand without his grandiloquence.
The sentimentality of her sentiment and the florid magniloquence of her style equally disgust the reader.