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Do I take my engagement ring off?

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MummyPig24 Thu 11-Apr-13 14:05:45

When I get married do I take my engagement ring off or keep it on for the day?

StarsAboveYou Thu 11-Apr-13 14:10:09

I put mine onto my right hand for the service then switched it back over straight afterwards.

When is the big day?

AlwaysReadyForABlether Thu 11-Apr-13 14:11:47

I did the same - put it on the same finger on your right hand and then swap it over once your wedding ring is on.

Yonihadtoask Thu 11-Apr-13 14:13:11

I think its correctform to have a bare finger for your wedding ring to go onto.

I had my e ring on my right hand, and put it on top of wedding ring after ceremony.

MummyPig24 Thu 11-Apr-13 22:35:09

So the wedding ring goes on first, then engagement ring? Thanks everyone. The big day is Saturday!

EverythingInMjiniature Thu 11-Apr-13 22:37:18

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gillywillywoo Thu 11-Apr-13 22:37:40

Ah congrats!!!
I took mine off and wore it on same finger but on the other hand....
My mum said sometimes brides give the engagement ring to chief bridesmaid to wear?
I just wore it on my other hand and then late afternoon/early evening I put it back on my left hand on top of wedding ring smile that was in December xx

WouldBeHarrietVane Thu 11-Apr-13 22:38:55

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CitizenOscar Thu 11-Apr-13 22:39:25

Yes, the registrar told me during our meeting that you're "meant" to put your wedding ring on first so it's closer to your heart - and then never take it off!! So I switched my engagement ring to my other hand for the ceremony.

I take them both off pretty much every night though.

Rosesforrosie Thu 11-Apr-13 22:39:59

Good advice here. I wore mine on the other hand for the ceremony as well.

Good luck for Saturday. grin

minsmum Thu 11-Apr-13 22:40:14

My chief bridesmaid/matron of honour looked after it till the ceremony was over and then gave it back. I think it is supposed to be one of their duties

BramblyHedge Thu 11-Apr-13 22:41:21

Oops. I left mine on and swapped them later.

StarsAboveYou Thu 11-Apr-13 22:53:22

Have fantastic day on Saturday!

MummyPig24 Fri 12-Apr-13 06:19:10

Thank you so much. At least I know what I'm doing there then! Hoping the weather stays fair. We have a few things to do today and I'm getting a little bit nervous!!

Yonihadtoask Fri 12-Apr-13 09:19:44

Good luck.

Enjoy the day smile

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