(Closed) your DH OR FDH wedding ring…..

posted 8 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
3618 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

We bought it with *our* money. Our finances were pretty well mingled by the time we got engaged.


Post # 4
2755 posts
Sugar bee

I’m buying it as my wedding gift to him (and he’s doing the same with mine)

Post # 5
9646 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

We are buying both of our wedding bands with combined money.

Post # 6
3000 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

We just picked out our rings this past Saturday! The jeweler had to call me back with a price quote for one of the rings, so I went in there on Monday on my lunch break since it’s only a few blocks from work.

Even though my ring was 6x more than my FI’s, I put both on my credit card so we could just pay and order them and he is going to pay me back for the cost of mine.


In conclusion, I paid for his ring and he will be paying for my ring.

Post # 7
5072 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

I bought it after he picked it out.

Post # 8
6996 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

I bought his, he bought mine 🙂 but we went together to pick them out.

at that point we werent sharing finances yet

Post # 9
2183 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011 - Florida Aquarium

It was “our money.” We already had a joint bank account at that point.

Post # 10
730 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

He technically bought it with “his” money because we bought his and mine at the same time and it seemed silly to make the store do it in two transactions for the sake of tradition or something. But, we totally merged all our finances a couple months after that, so it was all coming from the same place anyway.

Post # 11
5009 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

It’s a bit of a weird one. When my granny died her (very valuable, even by US standards) engagement ring went missing and last year we received the money from the insurance claim in the form of jewellery vouchers for a particular jeweller. We used those vouchers to buy both of our wedding rings (as did my cousin) along with lots of other jewellery.

So neither of us paid… sort of.

Post # 12
14977 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

We stopped counting or caring who made or paid for what by the time we were engaged.   Technically I put it on my credit card and paid for it from my account so I guess you could say me.

Post # 13
2345 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

I bought his ring and he bought mine.

Post # 14
1796 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

We counted it as part of the wedding budget, which we paid jointly

Post # 15
1137 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I bought the first 2 (which didn’t fit properly) online, returned them both and made him buy the final one. I was sick of dealing with rings, so I let it become his problem.

We don’t really count who pays for what, and the ring wasn’t part of any budget. I just told him to get whatever he wants.. didn’t realize he’d pick a platinum one..

Post # 16
1986 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I bought his, he bought mine. 

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