(Closed) Who Bought Your Wedding Band? (Poll)

posted 5 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Who bought your wedding band?
    I bought it myself : (42 votes)
    18 %
    My fiance/husband bought it : (86 votes)
    37 %
    We bought it together : (95 votes)
    41 %
    Other : (7 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 61
    6447 posts
    Bee Keeper

    SoonToBMrs.C:  I mean if you want, you can have him use his card tied to the joint account, so that it’s like he paid for it.

    Post # 63
    660 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    SoonToBMrs.C:  Lol, make the process of buying your wedding rings a “together” one, like we did. We had heaps of fun choosing together and none of us were disappointed ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 64
    2393 posts
    Buzzing bee

    SoonToBMrs.C:  No I don’t think you’re being ridiculous.

    My husband bought my wedding band and I bought his. We did things traditionally as we did not live together or combine finances before marriage.

    If I’d bought it or contributed toward my own wedding band, my personal opinion would have been that it would have felt like a let down, like a right hand ring.


    Post # 65
    8871 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    SoonToBMrs.C:  Swear to god, I don’t even remember.* We were combining finances anyway so it didn’t matter one bit who paid for it. What difference would it be if he paid for the ring and I paid for groceries, or if I paid for the ring and he paid for groceries? No difference at all.


    * It was almost 20 years ago, so that’s also why I don’t remember.

    Post # 66
    2697 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: January 2015

    SoonToBMrs.C:  we bought the band’s together. Really at this point it’s our money, so where it comes from is irrelevant. 

    Post # 68
    8149 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    We picked them out together and planned on paying for them together – but our jeweler is a family member and he ended up giving them to us as our wedding gift. 

    Post # 69
    1130 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2014

    We both paid for ours… His parents pitch in also…

    Post # 70
    698 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    SoonToBMrs.C:  We picked out our wedding bands together, and paid for them using the joint wedding savings we had.  So we both paid for both of our rings.

    Post # 71
    1624 posts
    Bumble bee

    SoonToBMrs.C:  Turhtfully, I find this a very odd thing to be adamant about, but that’s just me. My husband designed and paid for my engagement ring which was considerably more expensive than either of our wedding bands. I wanted to have part in the process too and we agreed that he would pay for the one ring and I would pay for the bands. As PP have said, eventually it’s both of our money anyways, but why should the guy have all the fun picking out rings that we wear every day for the rest of our lives?

    Post # 72
    4517 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    LonnyLee:  Same here. We didn’t combine most of our finances pre-marriage, but we did have a joint “wedding fund” account that we use d to pay for the wedding bands (which we picked out and purchased together). 

    Post # 73
    989 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2015

    We bought both our wedding bands together

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