Do you have some sparkly new bling on your finger? Today I’m talking about how to care for your engagement ring!
This is my number one tip for how to care for your engagement ring. If you follow no other tips, let it at least be this one. Why? Your engagement ring is so important and your fiancé likely saved a lot of money to buy it! Let’s not be careless here.
You can get insurance for your ring through your regular homeowners insurance usually for just a few dollars a month. You will need to get the ring appraised first so they know the value. This usually costs about $100.
If you think nothing will ever happen to ring, think again. I have heard so many horror stories! One of my brides actually had her ring stolen before her engagement session, so we had to postpone it until she could get a new ring! SO SAD. Don’t let this be you!
There’s nothing better than a clean sparkly ring! I recommend a professional cleaning before engagement sessions and before your wedding day so your ring really shines!
You should also keep up with any regular checks at the jeweler to check for loose stones, etc.
Don’t wear your ring while:
When taking it off, make sure to put it in a safe place though!
True story: I put my ring in a pocket in my bathrobe once and it was “lost” for three days. I was terrified I lost it forever! I recommend a cute dish like this one on a dresser or side table so you always know where it is!
Nothing would be worse than losing your wedding ring on your honeymoon. It’s advised to not travel with your wedding ring, especially if going to a beach location. Wearing a high-end looking ring can make you more of a target for theft when traveling too.
True story: my husband lost his wedding ring at a lake and on the beach (yes, we’re on ring 3 with him!). So consider getting your spouse a travel ring as well!
Get a simple solid band or one of these rubber rings. I have some and wore them all the time when I lived in Hawaii and frequented the beach often.
I hope these tips are helpful in thinking about caring for your engagement ring!
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