Would you bring your ring?

posted 1 year ago in Rings
Post # 16
719 posts
Busy bee

We wear our silicone rings for things like camping, gym, beach, etc

Post # 17
550 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2016

I would leave it at home and go ringless. If I was gone for a month maybe I would put it in our safety deposit box. 

Post # 18
9138 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

What kind of ring is it? If it’s huge and high-set with lots of pavé, then I’d probably leave it in our safe deposit box and go ringless. If it’s low-set and simple, then I’d just wear it. So long as it’s insured!

Post # 19
1163 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2019

I would not lock your ring in your car. Idk where you’re from but here it’s way too common that hikers get their cars broken into. They’re targeted specifically because they’re in remote areas. 

Post # 20
1478 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

If you lock your I lock your ring in your car and it’s broken into and the ring stolen, will your car insurance cover it or your ring insurance? 

Thats what I would be be careful of. 

Post # 22
1978 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2017 - Pearson Convention Centre

I would get it insured and wear it the entire time. 

Post # 23
437 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2017 - State Park

I’d go ringless or use a silicone ring if the symbol is important to you. Then you’ll have it for once you’re married and continue going on adventures, too. If you’re not used to wearing it all the time, you won’t want to for the whole trip and you won’t be in a routine about where you put it when you take it off. I’m the same way and I don’t travel with my engagement ring, just my wedding band. If I we had traveled while engaged I likel would have worn like a stainless steel plain band or nothing. 

Post # 24
836 posts
Busy bee

Insure it and wear the heck out of it! 

Post # 25
954 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

AnonBee2019 :  1st congrats to your engagement.  Because my wedding set is insured, I feel comfortable traveling with it everywhere and anywhere.  Except for when I’m working in the gym.  It can get uncomfortable on my finger and that why I don’t wear then.  On a month long trip, I would wear it everyday and while camping lock it up in the car. 

Post # 26
1575 posts
Bumble bee

I did a month long national park camping trip across America when I was engaged, and my ring survived just fine 🙂 depends on what your ring is though?

Post # 27
2071 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2018

I’m pretty careful about my ring, too, but I would definitely want it while going out in the city on your trip. I also wouldn’t do an engagement shoot without my ring, so my vote is to bring it with you and figure out the most secure way to hide in your car while you’re camping and hiking.

Post # 28
648 posts
Busy bee

Depends on the ring. If it was my solitaire set with the pave band that soldered together I’d wear it and just never take it off. That set is really solid. It is very low set with platinum prongs and feels very secure. It’s also a moissanite main stone so not too expensive to replace. If it was my newer morganite ring I would most definitely leave it home. I wouldn’t want the stone to chip, it’s only 4 rose gold prongs holding on the 3 carat center, and it’s my favorite ring/thing I own. 

Post # 29
2457 posts
Buzzing bee

The last thing I’d do would be to leave it in a car. It’s really common for cars to get broken into in nature areas precisely because theives know people often leave their valuables there when they go out hiking, and they know to check all the usual hiding spots.

I’d either take it and wear it all the time or leave it someplace secure (like a home safe bolted to the ground or a security deposit box). Taking it off and on all the time while traveling is a recipe for disaster. 

Personally I’d probably take it and wear it all the time, but only if I weren’t planning to do any particularly strenous activities where it could get damaged, e.g. rock climbing. If I were mostly planning on leisurely hikes and sightseeing, I wouldn’t be worried about damaging it.  

Post # 30
5537 posts
Bee Keeper

Nope.. I wouldn’t bring it.  A million and one things can happen while camping.  Losing jewelry shouldn’t be one of them [but often is].

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