Engraving Wedding Rings
The exchanging of wedding rings is a symbolic part of the marriage ceremony and the wedding rings themselves are full of meaning to each couple that ties the knot. The selection of wedding rings can take some time depending on what the bride and groom want their wedding rings to mean to each other – and that meaning can be enhanced if the wedding rings are engraved.
Engraving your Wedding Rings
Why should you engrave your wedding rings? Well, of course, you don’t have to – many couples exchange wedding rings without having any engraving carried out beforehand. If you want to make your rings even more personal, however, engraving is a great way to do it. As long as you choose a professional engraver, you can have the message or details of your choice engraved on your wedding ring. Typical details include:
- The name or initials of the bride and groom
- The date of the wedding
- The place of the wedding
- A personalised message
- A specially-chosen quotation
The great thing about choosing to engrave your wedding rings is that you will carry a personal message from your wedding day for every day of your married life. Some couples choose engraving that only works when both rings are put together symbolising that the relationship works best when both parties are together. Others choose to put their names in their partner’s wedding ring, or just to have the initials, date and place engraved in both wedding rings. Whatever you choose, it’s a lovely way to make a statement about your relationship.
Choosing an Engraver for your Wedding Rings
Of course, having spent time choosing your wedding rings, and money buying them, the last thing you want is for an engraver to ruin everything, so make sure you take the time to find a really good engraver. The supplier you get your wedding rings from may be able to handle the engraving for you, or may be able to recommend a local engraver to you. If you’re buying your wedding rings online, as many people do, you can go to your local jewellers to ask if they can either engrave the rings for you or point you in the direction of someone who can. Talking to jewellers is always the best option as they will know who can handle the delicate requirements of engraving precious metals such as gold and platinum.Buy your wedding rings first and then arrange the engraving for as soon as possible after the rings have been delivered. This will give you plenty of time to ensure that everything is ready for the big day.
Buy your wedding rings first and then arrange the engraving for as soon as possible after the rings have been delivered. This will give you plenty of time to ensure that everything is ready for the big day.