(Closed) Alternatives to Rings

posted 5 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
845 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

@kels-anne91:  Maybe a nice man-necklace for him? With a ring on it? That way he won’t have anything on his hands and he can weld and then chain can be long so he can tuck it under his clothes?

Post # 4
5569 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

@kels-anne91:  my friend asked for an engagement watch. No joke.

Post # 5
550 posts
Busy bee

I actually like the idea of the engagement watch. You can get your Fiance a watch for the wedding. What about earrings or a necklace for you? 

Post # 6
2838 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

What about a sterling silver cuff you each wear, and engrave your wedding date or something meaningful to you guys on it? Like a flat one….I usEd to swear two small cuffs all the time and wore to sleep sleep and all.  They are just a little too small Now…I swear all of man bones expanded after pregnancy, so I will give them to my son.


Post # 7
3241 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

@kels-anne91:  If your hands are always in clay and paint, wouldn’t a bracelet get ruined as well?  What about a necklace for both of you?  You could have a dog tag for him with all of the info from your wedding and a nice pendant or locket for you.  

Post # 8
1572 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I think that there are many options. My husband is currently in the market for a more unisex or masculine necklace (although his purpose is to put his band on it while he is at work). I really love the idea of an engagement watch – I’m planning to get my husband a nice, quality watch when he graduates with his master’s degree (one year!) and have the back of the face engraved. A good friend of mine gave his husband a wedding pocket watch (and engraved it). I have a charm bracelet now (although it only has a few charms), and i try to pick up charms from places I go with my partner or solo. I have a cannon from a Civil War site, two dogs, and a turtle (as well as a few others). I’m only concerned that a charm bracelet could easily get gunked up at work (although mine cleans up rather well)

Post # 9
196 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@kels-anne91:  I like the cuff/bracelet idea. I also knew two people that got each other bicycles instead of rings! (Those were some nice bikes… also, they like bicycling, so it made sense.) Also, even if your hands are in paint, there are some very neat wedding bands you could rock, and he could get a necklace or a cuff/bracelet (or a necklace/cuff/bracelet like him).

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