What did/does your ring mean to you?

posted 5 years ago in Rings
  • poll: How "important" is your ring to you?
    It's just a piece of jewelry- who cares?! The marriage is what counts! : (26 votes)
    13 %
    It's as aesthetically important as anything else I'll wear daily. : (47 votes)
    24 %
    It's very emotionally important to me (for xx reason.) : (123 votes)
    62 %
    Other? : (2 votes)
    1 %
  • Post # 3
    1564 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    For me the ring isn’t what matters most, obviously my fiance does and ouco marriage. But it is a very important symbol of everything we are. I look at it and see his hard work to buy me a beautiful ring when we were very poor, the love he had for me when he took hours to find the style I like, and for us he had to wait a whole year before my dad would give him the blessing so it also symbolizes the patience he had to wait to give it to me! Yes it’s just jewlery, and if I didn’t have it I’d still marry him, but its an important and beautiful symbol as well

    Post # 4
    1780 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    @bkrocks13:  I have an emotional attachment to my ring…..it sounds weird….but im incredibly sentimental about it….its a part of the best day of my life thus far….and well I am pretty sentimental about other things too…..but this is the biggest for me, i dont want to trade it in….ever….i feel naked with out it….ive tried on other rings and nothing was right….because they arent this one….i think its because i NEVER wear jewlery (not even earrings)….and this is the only thing I always wear.

    Post # 5
    2278 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I’m emotionally attached to my ring as the diamond is an heirloomn diamond from my great grandfather.

    Post # 6
    1411 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I’m emotionally attached to my ring, and I’d be a little heartbroken if something happened to it. Not anything like the wreck I’d be if something happened to the man who gave it to me, but still. It’s my dream ring, and an almost constant physical reminder that I have an incredible man who loves me and wants to keep me and help make all my dreams come true. It’s nice to have a beautiful rock and piece of metal, especially when I need reassurance and he’s not physically there.

    Post # 7
    833 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I’m emotially attached to my ring, to give you an idea I woke up yelling once from a nightmare where I thought someone stole it from me.  I guess some people will find that sily.  My fiance took about year to design it/get it made and it’s one of a kind.  

    Post # 8
    815 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @bkrocks13:  Every piece of my ring was part of gifts & heirlooms from my husbands family.  There is so much family history melted down into this little piece.  My husband even spent hours picking pieces of gold out of quartz to use for it.  We went to a friend who’s a wonderful artist and designed it with him exactly the way we wanted it.  I’m sure I’d be attached even just to someothing beautiful he picked out for me, but this really means a lot.

    I did wear one of the heirloom rings for a while before we designed this one and I had a hard time melting it down to make this one.  But in the long run, I’m happy.  I really love this ring :). 

    Post # 9
    1345 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013 - Vine Street Church

    It’s deeply important to me because it was my grandma’s ring.

    Post # 10
    1263 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    While I don’t believe a piece of a jewelry makes a marriage it’s my symbol to the world that I’m taken and have given everything I am to another person.  The type of ring (how big the diamond is, how expensive it was) is not important at all to me.


    Post # 11
    592 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I’m married with or without my rings and I only wear them when i leave the house. If I lost them they could be replaced, I can’t replace Darling Husband. I never get emotional about items or things. My relationship is what matters. 

    Post # 12
    293 posts
    Helper bee

    You should have allowed multiple choices in the poll. It’s very sentimental to me, but it was also very important to look the way I wanted and be something I’m willing to wear for the rest of my life.

    Post # 13
    2743 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Disney

    I’m emotionally attached for the following reasons:

    1. Dragonflies have a special meaning to both myself and my husband

    2. My center stone is a color changer. Most of the time it is a shade of my favorite color purple but other times its green my husband’s favorite color. It also changes other colors too but the purple and green are the most significant.

    3. This was my dream ring, and my husband made it a priority for me to have that dream, one I never expected.

    4. It symbolizes our union and agreement to be there for each other for all eternity.


    Post # 14
    2490 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2018

    I think of it as a beautiful gift from my fiancé that I get to wear for the rest of my life. I don’t thi it symbolizes how much he loves me, or how much money we have, or even everything we are and have been through, though. 

    Post # 15
    10367 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    My wedding band is sentimental, but I wouldn’t die or dwell on it forever if it were to get lost or stolen. It’s just an object and doesn’t take away from or enhance my marriage – which is the important part!

    Post # 16
    452 posts
    Helper bee

    Darling Husband and I worked very very very hard to get where we are today (life-changing events, cross country moves, new jobs, deaths of those close to us, job loss). This ring is the culmination of all of those events and how each one made us stronger as a couple, brought us closer together and more in love.

    He knows how much I love jewelry and wanted me to feel special and loved every time I look at my finger (not that I don’t in general, but it’s always good to have a reminder) 

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