Did you pick out your wedding band or did your FI?

posted 3 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Did you pick out your wedding band or did your FI pick it out for you?
    I chose my wedding band : (148 votes)
    63 %
    He chose my wedding band : (21 votes)
    9 %
    We chose together : (66 votes)
    28 %
  • Post # 3
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I have to wear it, so I picked it!  He also chose his own wedding band.  Your ring is similar to mine.  Love your band!

     

    Post # 4
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    409 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    The wedding band usually comes later, so most couples, like us, go shopping for them together and decide together. But I know that where the band is made as part of a set with the engagement ring, it’s not unusual for him to pick them out at the same time. So it depends 🙂 

    Post # 5
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    2675 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

    I picked mine, FI was not aware there even was “a second ring” as he calls it. He had not planned or budgeted for a wedding ring at all. So I just went ahead and bought both our rings.

    Post # 6
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    3424 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    He picked my e-ring, I approved it, he bought my e-ring. Since he paid for my ring I’m paying for the bands. We are getting rings from Etsy sellers.

    Post # 7
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    4441 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

    @wontonsoup:  We kind of both did because we both picked my ring and they came together!

    Post # 8
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    3249 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I more or less picked it out for her; we went back to the same jeweler where I had her ring made to get a band shaped to fit.  Her band is on the top.

    Post # 9
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    2047 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I picked out my own and he picked out his own too. 🙂

    Post # 10
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    637 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    @wontonsoup:  I love it!!! Fi and I went shopping together a few months ago to pick out our bands. Here’s mine w/ my e-ring (excuse the gross dry hand)

    Post # 11
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    1463 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    @Duncan:  Wow, those rings are stunning! 

    Post # 12
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    8706 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Since there is no option for “Other”…

    We both chose it. We had it custom made to match my engagement band (Which we also had custom made). We designed it together.

    Post # 13
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    1491 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Its my ring, I picked out the wedding band.  But for a lot of them I’d get his opinion on them, if I wasn’t quite sure.  

    Post # 14
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    6872 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2014 - A castle!

    I picked out several that I liked and he gave input. I ended up getting 2 because he wanted me to have a dainty pave band and I wanted something with purple.

    Post # 15
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    1951 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    @wontonsoup:  you should add an “other” or “we chose together” option!

    My FI and I designed my ring together. His was definitely more his choice, but I still love it!

    Post # 16
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    3415 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - Lodge

    I picked out my E-Ring which already had 2 bands attached.  So I guess I ultimately did pick out my wedding band since I won’t be getting another band.

     

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