Do you wear you wedding band and engagement ring to work?

posted 2 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Do you where you engagement ring and wedding band to work?
    yes, everyday : (45 votes)
    94 %
    no, difficult to wear with my job : (1 votes)
    2 %
    other, explain below : (2 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 2
    Member
    941 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    glamachica45:  I work in an office, so I wear them everyday because no conflicts. For you, I probably wouldn’t wear them either if I did what you do. What about finding just a simple thin band you can wear under your gloves?

    Post # 3
    Member
    7281 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

    I’m an office bee, so I get to wear my rings to work without issue. I agree with PP that a simple band may be a good middle ground for you. I know I feel odd when I am out in pulic without a ring on that finger.

    Post # 5
    Member
    2455 posts
    Buzzing bee

    glamachica45:  I wear mine everyday but I have an office job.

    If you’re worried about people seeing you without rings but knowing you’re married…wouldn’t they also not be wearing rings for the same reason? Or are none of them married? Or do they just not wear rings at all?

    You could always get a pretty chain and wear them around your neck.

    Post # 6
    Member
    7098 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I work in an office so yes I wear mine. But if I couldn’t I’d just get a plain band to wear at work.

    Post # 7
    Member
    653 posts
    Busy bee

    People aren’t generally staring at our hands but if it bothers you then you could always buy a plain wedding band to wear.

    Post # 9
    Member
    665 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I work part-time in greenhouses, so it is a) can damage the ring and b) can be a bit unappropriate to wear a diamond ring there (if to compare the salary and the cost of the ring), so my choice is to wear only w-band.

    If I will go back to lab work, I also will wear an e-ring again.

    Post # 10
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    1850 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - backyard in the woods

    I voted other. I’m a college biology professor. I wear my band every day, but I only wear my e-ring I days where I don’t have to wear gloves to teach a lab. My e-ring is to high to wear with my normal sized gloves, and I don’t want to lose dextierity by going up a size or risk ripping them when working with soemthing nasty. i just leave my e-ring at home those days. My band is fine in gloves. It’s not a plain one, but it doesn’t have any sharp edges either. I do feel sad leaving my e-ring at home a lot, I love it and I feel like I never where it anywhere anyone can see it, but it’s not worth damaging it with chemicals or other nasty things, or making myself sick by ripping my gloves.

    Post # 11
    Member
    665 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    And also – the plain w-band sits perfectly under every type of gloves. You can choose a plain band and use it.

    Post # 12
    Member
    2782 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    glamachica45:  Why don’t you buy yourseld a nice chain and where them as a necklace?

    I remember the DR that delivered my son had hers on a necklace- since she couldn’t easily wear them under gloves.

     

    Post # 13
    Member
    4596 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I sit in a cube in front of a computer, so no isses with wearing my rings. They’re all soldered together, so no option (unless I brought it in), to wear them separately.

    Post # 14
    Member
    965 posts
    Busy bee

    I’m in the military but work in an office. So when I’m doing things outside the office I plan on wearing this ^^^. It’s a silicone ring. The one pictured is the men’s version. The women’s is much smaller. They come in different colors too. 

    Post # 15
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    2782 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    glamachica45:  Not suggesting that you do this– but many people take into consideration thier profession (especially if it’s a medical or lab setting)– when choosing a ering.

    My cousin who is a nurse (soon to be nurse practitioner) choose a tension setting vs prongs.  

    While I don’t wear gloves or work in a medical or lab setting, I didn’t want a fussy e-ring, so I got a bezel set ring.  It’s lower, and no prongs. 

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