Your wedding band is one of the most important symbols of your relationship. But you can make it even more special by customizing it in a way that speaks to the two of you. From a small and simple engraving to a microscopic laser inscription onto your diamond, there is no shortage of ways you can personalize your wedding bands and make them all the more meaningful to you.
1. Engrave your names
Sweet and simple, having your initials or names engraved on the inside of your band is a classic for a reason— it's a great way to add a little bit of personalization to your band without getting overly complicated. Plus it's reminiscent of carving your initials on a tree with a plus sign, which is pretty cute if you ask us.
2. Memorialize the date
If you picked your wedding date for a sentimental reason, like the anniversary of when you first met or the day you first said your I love yous, engraving the date on your rings makes your ring feel even more meaningful.
3. Inscribe a saying
Every relationship is filled with inside jokes and special sayings that are unique to the two of you. If you have an endearing phrase that is important to you as a couple or a certain way you let each other know that you love one another, having it written on the inside of your bands lets you wear a piece of what makes your relationship yours. It's also a nice thing to be able to slip off and read to make you smile after a long day.
4. Make a promise
Deciding to get married is making a promise that you're always going to love and be there for each other. So what better way to begin your marriage than to come up with a promise together to have on the inside of your wedding bands? Whether it's a one-word promise of always or forever or, something long enough to loop around the ring, having a promise engraved on the symbol of your relationship is a wonderful way to personalize your bands.
5. Wear your vows
If you're a bit on the wordier side or want to take engraving up a notch, the Gem Institute of America can microscopically laser inscribe everything from a symbol to your entire vows directly onto a diamond. While you won't be able to see it with the naked eye, having it there is a great way to carry around everything from a love letter to your vows, right there on your finger.