When is it OK to take off your wedding ring?

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It's proper etiquette to remove wedding rings when adding lotion to your hands

After being married and hearing the different reasons wives take off their wedding rings I wanted to write a post about it, regarding etiquette.  Most of the time I take my rings off when doing dishes, putting lotion on, or when I put my gloves on to do some yardwork or gardening (just feel weird in the glove).  I have met people that swear they will never take their ring off, haven’t in 30 years, and it seems the ring has become permanenetly part of their finger (actually they’ve gained weight and the ring would not come off without surgical removal).  This is what I’ve found on the subject.

The best advice is to first choose a wedding ring you love and won’t mind wearing all the time. It doesn’t have to be a perfect match with your engagement ring. You can choose to wear your wedding ring and engagement ring together on your left hand; wear your wedding band on the left and engagement ring on your right; or just wear your wedding ring. (Many women choose not to wear their engagement rings all the time simply because their setting could snag on clothing, among other reasons). If you really love your engagement ring, you should wear both rings. That way, you can still show off your engagement ring, and your happily wedded status.

Others just wear their wedding ring because they hope to keep the engagemet ring to pass on to their daughter or as an heirloom in the family. Of course, once your husband has spent that much on an engagement ring you may want the world to always see it. Some opt to only wear their engagement ring because it has a fat rock on it and they want people to know how rich their husband is doing…….anyway….. Continue reading

Kelly Osbourne gets massive new diamond for engagment ring on her 25th

Kelly Osbourne revealed that Luke Worrall upgraded to her new massive engagement diamond rock for her 25th last week.  Writing in her weekly column for Closer magazine, she said: “I got some really great birthday presents, but the top two were from Luke and my mum and dad. “Luke bought me a ring to replace the first engagement ring he gave me – he’s been saving up! It’s a heart-shaped diamond on a white gold band and it’s absolutely beautiful.”

kelly osbourne heart diamond engagement ring
Kelly Osbourne's heart diamond engagement ring

Kelly Osbourne’s heart diamond engagement ring – what it might look like – 5.31 carats, $315,000 dollars.

Ozzy Osbourne does not want his daughter to rush into marriage.  Rocker Ozzy recently said he would be devastated if the couple opted for a low-key, expense-spared wedding. “I would be disappointed if Continue reading