The Bachelor's Sean and Catherine: Exclusive Photos of Their Wedding Rings and More!

01/28/2014 at 09:00 AM ET

When jewelry designer Neil Lane first met Bachelor Sean Lowe in Chiang Rai, Thailand, last March, it was mere hours before Lowe’s teary-eyed proposal to Catherine Giudici on his season’s show finale. Yet Lowe — who chose a vintage-inspired, 3.15-carat diamond engagement ring that day — was the picture of calm.

“Of course Sean was excited, but he was so certain he’d found the love of his life that he was pretty relaxed,” recalls Lane. Fast forward about 10 months, when Lowe and Giudici stopped by the jeweler’s L.A. store to pick out wedding bands for their Jan. 26 nuptials. “Sean was the same guy – excited, sincere, committed and certain of his choice in Catherine — and eager to find the perfect rings,” Lane tells PEOPLE exclusively.

Catherine Giudici Sean Lowe weddingCourtesy Neil Lane. Inset:Todd Wawrychuk/ABC

And Lane echoes what many have said about the giddy couple, who were wed Sunday night in Santa Barbara, Calif.: they’re very obviously enamored of each other. “They both took it very seriously but were very lovey-dovey, holding hands the whole time, with that happy glow in their eyes.” After browsing an array of styles, the pair went for something unusual: bands made from rose gold.

“Sean liked the idea of having something different, almost like a fashion statement, and wanted rose gold and platinum for his band. Catherine loved the idea and decided on a matching aesthetic of all rose gold,” says Lane, who custom-made the bands over the last month and added 114 round small diamonds to hers to add sparkle. “It’s a very romantic set of bands!”

Catherine Giudici Sean Lowe weddingCourtesy Neil Lane (4)

The bling-to-romance ratio was off the charts, though, when Lowe and Giudici tied the knot this weekend, fully outfitted in custom-made jewelry by Lane. Giudici’s bridal look included 25-millimeter pearl drop platinum earrings made with 20 carats of diamonds, and a 50-carat bracelet in a floral pattern — as well as diamond drop earrings to change into for the reception. For his part, Lowe wore platinum cufflinks with 10 carats of diamonds, plus four matching, specially designed 20-carat diamond shirt studs. “They both sparkled on their wedding day!” says Lane, who was a guest at the romantic event.

Catherine Giudici Sean Lowe weddingCourtesy Neil Lane. Inset:Todd Wawrychuk/ABC

Having made the rings for the show for years now, Lane has a long history with Bachelor couples — in fact, he recently created the vow renewal ring Ryan Sutter presented to Trista in December (that’s him, above, with the couple). “More than anything, it was such an amazing experience to be a part of so much love. The wedding was beautiful, with thousands of white and pink roses – I felt I was in a fairyland. And to see the other Bachelor couples, like Trista and Ryan and Molly and Jason, it was like one big happy family!”

What do you think of Lowe and Giudici’s wedding jewelry? Would you want a rose gold band? Tell us in the comments!

–Elizabeth Leonard

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like it is on

Love her wedding band.

BH on

Very pretty and probably free.

princess on

not quite sure why they chose rose gold rings when HER ring is platinum..

Dawn S on

Totally gorgeous and they were really sweet. I hesitate to say the ring choice was unusual as that seems to be the new trend lately. I’d love to follow that trend :)

Tiffany on

Fashion statement today. Out of style next year. Always good to go with “classic”.

Jill Salczynski on

These rings are absolutely beautiful. I would have never known they would have this type of rings. Very gorgeous and bless the married couple on there nuptials. They looked very happy together!

NickyAngel on

OMG, I’m so jealous…the rose coloured rings are beautiful :-)

hgsdf on

Oh my gosh Ryan looks so different!

Dawn on

I love the rings, very pretty. unique color.

journeytotwopinklines on

II still prefer white gold

Jen on

Rose Gold is beautiful. Although I would worry in 10 years I might be sick of it, but who knows. I went with yellow gold when I married 15 years ago and I disliked it for the last 6 years. I just upgraded this Christmas and I’m very happy, so I guess there’s always that option. I know my husband, personally, wouldn’t wear a rose gold band….no matter who the designer was.

SBLG on

How nice but HE didn’t pay a dime for those rings or that wedding!! I give it a year!!

Amaryllis on

Doesn’t really go with her engagement ring.

Meg on

Random, but during the special when they are sitting on the bench at the wedding location, he pulls out the Neil Lane box and she tries on her band. It isn’t this rose gold one. It looks rounded and platinum. Then during the ceremony, he puts a thin band (i’m assuming this one) on her finger. Were there two bands? Did anyone else notice this?

tanya on

Catherine’s ring is beautiful, Brad’s ring I’m sorry it looks a little feminine for a man.

Peggy Smith on

Gorgeous rings – wish they had that color when I got married in 1985!

Andrea on

A pink wedding band for a dude? Really tacky. Rose gold does NOT look good with diamonds at all. Should always be platinum. Trista’s ring is very pretty though. It’s all about advertising on that show.

Pam on

@Tanya who is Brad? Lol, it’s Sean.

pinky on

Pretty rings but she will be tired of it in a year. Rise gold is a fad, go with classic!

Pacificgirl on

I find her look very boring. Yawn.

Danielle on

I watched the wedding, and the rings they showed trying on didn’t look rose gold, they looked to be platinum to me.

Morgan on

I personally don’t like the rings. Especially Sean’s ring. It looks too feminine for him to wear a Rose gold ring. Maybe Catherine wanted bands to match and he went along with it. When my husband and I got married we got rings that suits our personality. His ring is titanium with a wood inlay. I’m guessing this guy is eventually going to get another ring.

zombie_hands on

I don’t think she’s going to wear the wedding band with her engagement ring. At least I hope not because they are totally different styles…

Just Me on

Neil Lane sure does get a lot of advertisement out of this TV show (i.e. Bachelor).

Mo on

Their rings are fantastic! My engagement ring is white gold with a round center diamond with 28 diamonds going down the sides. I chose to have a custom made double sided rose gold “enhancer” made as my wedding band. It looks very neat & is one of a kind…just like me!

caryn on

don’t watch the show, ever…but didn’t people do a report of these two and hey said they were both virgins and waiting until marraige to have sex? if so, it’s a heck of a time to find out your not sexually compatible…

tess on

Pretty, but too trendy. In the next 10 to 20 years people will say, oh you got married in 2014, I could tell by your ring.

Lyn Howell on

I’m envious of course, but happy for Catherine & Sean, a well deserved couple. Wish them lots of luck for a lasting marriage filled with joy, happiness and love.

marcco on

Look at how tight this woman is gripping that man’s arm! She looks like she’s desperate to not lose him…how pathetic!!

Shawnalee on

I am wayyy too OCD to have mismatching rings… platinum engagement ring and rose gold wedding band…

Nikki on

Ryan needs to finally let go of that puff of hair in the front and embrace his receding hairline. It is starting to resemble The Donald’s bad combover. Just let it go, Ryan! We know you are balding and it is ok!

blondechick on

I watched the show on Sunday and I thought he had a silver band, I didn’t see the rose gold in it. Maybe it didn’t film well. The photo above looks like clip art photo, would like to see it close up on his hand.

Danielle on

I got married 3 years ago and I have a white gold engagement ring with a rose gold eternity band. My husband got me a yellow gold eternity band as a push present when I had our daughter. I love that my rings don’t match!

Jada on

Rose gold looks very cheap to me. I prefer the platinum.

CA on

What exactly is “classic”? White gold was a fashion statement once?..Rose gold has been awhile for awhile and gives a romantic feel. Also you can add any color gold to your engagement ring..

Kay Huether on

Who pays the taxes on these bachelor and bachelorette weddings? When I won a T-shirt in a contest, I got a 1099 form but with these million dollar weddings I don’t hear anyone mentioning how much it is going to cost them. How come?

Elaine on

I think you are all jealous. These two are two beautiful in love people. I think it will last.

lydia finch on

beautiful rings for very beautiful couple!!love them..

jen smith on

Someone else paying for it, absolutely.

Kat on

Just another commercial for Neil Lane products, blech!

ms on

Elaine, I totally agree with you.Some of these comments are so idiotic. Thought they were beautiful rings, and anyway, it was their choice, not anyone eleses

SUSAN LESSNER on

Loved the rose gold and platinum rings. Her ring is gorgeous and his is perfect. I’d certainly be proud to wear a ring like hers.

Elizabeth on

Its pretty I always wanted a rose gold style watch too

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