How much should you spend on a wedding ring?

How much should you spend on a wedding ring?

Feb 26th 2022

When it comes to weddings, everyone wants to do their best. The best dress. The best altar. And the absolute best rings.

It's always about the wedding ring!

It doesn’t matter if you are a gold digger (opps!) or you are an independent minimalist, you will definitely care about your ring!

The engagement ring stands for the promise of marriage, it symbolizes devotion and commitment to the beloved partner. The shape of the ring already indicates its meaning: it is circular - without beginning and end - and thus it has become a universal sign of eternal love and faithfulness, perfection and infinity.

It represents a formal agreement to future marriage. In Western countries, engagement rings are worn mostly by women, and rings can feature diamonds or other gemstones.

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From Hailey Baldwin to Priyanka Chopra, even Cardi B, celebrities always make it a big deal of who gets the most luxurious wedding and engagement rings.

Even the world always kept talking about Angelina Julie's engagement ring because it was half price of the one Brad Pitt gave to Jennifer Aniston before her! Our opinion, Jennifer’s was even more beautiful!

Kardashians and their never ending marriages also made the list. Kim got a huge ring with diamonds in her 3rd marriage, from Kanye West which was more than Eight million dollars! Shocker? No; this is what rich celebrities do for love. But the 20-carat ring Kanye West bought for Kim Kardashian West was stolen in 2016. The ring was estimated to be worth $4.5 million, according to Marie Claire. Kardashian West later wore a replica of the ring for a photo shoot for Lorraine Schwartz in 2019.

The fairy tale of diamonds and rings can be so important that Elizabeth Taylor got her 8 million dollar engagement ring from Richard Burton redesigned, and wore it till the end.


Beyoncé never been an outsider her entire life! Even in this subject she can make an example for youngsters with her wedding ring. It is 5 million dollars, very chic and Jay Z did it all!

If you are dreaming to be a princess, let's take a quick look at Grace Kelly. She’s an Oscar winner who married a Monaco Prince and became the Queen!

The ring, well, one of the most expensive ring of all times!

Now we want to break the news to you. It really doesn't matter how much the rings costs or how shiny it is; it’s about what the ring represents!

Machine gun Kelly, understood this assignment.

He put a $50000 ring on Megan’s finger.

But we cannot forget the fact that the rapper choose a diamond which represents his birthstone while Emerald represents Megan's birth stone.

Two separate rings came together as one, only with the power of love and magnet!

Isn't it beautiful? Everyone wants to be in a relationship with someone creative and caring.

Who can say no to that?

But there is a big dark secret beyond this ring. The actor said, it was designed to cause pain if Megan tries to take it off, "in fact, bands are thorns. So if you try to remove it, it hurts."

This year, regardless of the world pandemic (to all the boys I love before star) Lana Condor is engaged to Actor Antony de la Torre. She announced it on January 28 on Instagram .The ring? It worth’s $100000.

The last but definitely not the least, Simon Cowell got engaged to his long term girlfriend Lauren Silverman. Well, someone DID like Simon after all!

The two, shares a son "Eric" who was born in 2014 and sometime in the future the couple will share the vows.

Simon Cowell popped the question to Lauren Silverman in Barbados with a dazzling engagement ring estimated to be worth 2.5 million dollars.

Now let’s pop the question: How much money should you spend on a wedding ring?

General Rule: You should spend at least 2 months’ salary on the engagement ring. If, for example, you are making $60,000 per year, you should spend $10,000 on the engagement ring.

According to the Brides' American Wedding Study, wedding rings on average made up three percent of a couple's wedding budget. Engagement rings made up 14 percent of the wedding budget.

What is the difference between an engagement ring and a wedding ring?

An engagement ring is most often given upon the occasion of a proposal or soon after a couple has decided to become engaged. ... A wedding ring (or wedding band) is usually exchanged at the wedding ceremony as the official symbol of the union of marriage.

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How to wear your rings:

At the ceremony, the wedding band is placed by on the bride's left hand. After the ceremony, the engagement ring is returned to the bride's left hand on top of the wedding band. Therefore, it is considered more appropriate to wear the engagement ring on “top” of the wedding band.

How to Secretly Determine Ring Size

Proposing is mostly about the surprise! Make sure you get the right size, be creative and always ask her best friend’s opinion! They usually know your significant other’s taste, better than themselves.

1.Go with the average ring size.

2.Try a larger size and resize it later.

3.Don't rush, be subtle, work while she sleeps, and use her other jewelry as a baseline (trace the ring and get that sized!)

4.Ask for help from others (mom, friends, your friends, a jeweler)

5.Playfully ask her.

Do brides pick their wedding ring?

Who Buys the Wedding Bands? Tradition has it that each person pays for the other person's ring. So in a traditional wedding, the groom or his family would pay for the bride's ring, and the bride or her family would pay for the groom's ring.

At the end, expensive rings cannot save a broken marriage. If you found true love, then just begin the journey with whatever you can do and don’t worry over things that are not priorities.