When did you order your wedding ring?

posted 3 years ago in Rings
  • poll: When are you planning on/ did you order your band?
    0 - 3 months from wedding : (15 votes)
    39 %
    3 - 6 months from wedding : (10 votes)
    26 %
    6 - 9 months from wedding : (5 votes)
    13 %
    9 - 12 months from wedding : (4 votes)
    11 %
    12 + months from wedding : (4 votes)
    11 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    35 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    If I had 15 months to wait I probably would have ordered it at 14 months. LOL! The only reason why I was at 6 months out is because we only have 7 months to plan. I was just excited to know what my future final set would look like. So I know how you feel.

    Post # 4
    Member
    220 posts
    Helper bee

    I don’t think it matters. If you know what you want buy it now.

    Post # 5
    Member
    953 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    @linnylou_88:  about 9 months out. I had a similar engagement length and knew what I wanted. It was custom made so I was dying to see what it would look like IRL. 

    Post # 6
    Member
    571 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    If you’re certain that you know what you want, then there’s no reason not to go looking for it now. Gold prices were lower than they’ve been in several years the last time I looked! (if you want gold rings)

    We ordered ours about 3.5 months out and they told us it would be 6-8 weeks or so because they were custom orders. I am really glad we went quite early because the store ordered me the WRONG ring. I was deciding between 2 rings, and got a custom quote to make one of them a full eternity band instead of the half eternity that was standard. We went with the custom one and they still ordered the wrong ring (!) We were told it would be another 6 weeks and I was getting antsy because the date given was only a day or two before the wedding but they rushed the order and the ring FINALLY came the week before the big day. So relieved!

     

     

    Post # 7
    Member
    9137 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

    Ordering mine this weekend so I have time to replace it if I end up not liking it.

    Post # 8
    Member
    926 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    We are at the 2 month out mark and still haven’t ordered ours.  We know what we want, but haven’t really shopped yet.  I think we’ll get custom made (same place my e-ring came from) and I think they produce it fairly quickly.  We aren’t picking out anything too crazy or extravagant.

    Post # 9
    Member
    64 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I get married at the end of August, and still haven’t picked out a ring. I have no idea how people make this decision. 

    You’ve got plenty of time, OP. But if you are eager (and certain you know what you want) get it!! 

    Post # 10
    Member
    135 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    i actually ordered mine today! 🙂

    Post # 11
    Member
    2912 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    we got our rings, like, 18 months in advance. we weren’t even engaged yet, haha. my engagement and wedding rings came as a set. when we were shopping for my rings, the saleman offered to throw in my husband’s wedding ring for free.

    Post # 12
    Member
    905 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    I got engaged on January 16th, ordered my wedding band on March 6th… and we’re not getting married until 9/26/15.  I had a $50 off coupon from Blue Nile, and I had known for a long time exactly what ring I wanted, so I went for it!

    Post # 13
    Member
    847 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    we got engaged in june and bought both of our bands in september (so 11 months before our august wedding). we had extra money at the time and just wanted to get it out of the way!

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