Where Should You Put Your Rings on Your Wedding Day?

Make sure your bands are in the right hands—and also, ensure your engagement ring is in a safe place too.
sophie ross the knot bridal fashion and beauty expert
Sophie Ross
sophie ross the knot bridal fashion and beauty expert
Sophie Ross
Bridal Fashion and Beauty Expert
  • Sophie Ross is a Senior Copywriter at Adore Me.
  • Sophie is an experienced style and beauty writer.
  • Sophie worked as an Associate Editor for The Knot from 2017 to 2019.
Updated Apr 04, 2018

If you've already purchased the wedding rings for you and your partner (or if you haven't, we have some great options for both males and females), you're probably wondering who should be in charge of them on your wedding day while you're running around, you know, preparing to get married.

We have the answer: Of course, you may have a ring bearer in mind (whether it's a nephew or your fur baby), but make sure on the day of your wedding the bands are kept safe by a trusted loved one. We recommend an attendant (perhaps your maid of honor or the best man) or even your or your partner's mother if you think they're a more responsible option. Essentially, you want to make sure your bands are in good hands before they're handed off to your ring bearer.


You also might be wondering what to do with your engagement ring during your ceremony—it's totally up to you. You can either not wear it at all and stow it somewhere safe, or if you can't imagine your wedding day without it, simply move it to your right hand so it doesn't steal the show or get in the way. You wouldn't want your old bling to upstage your new ring, would you?

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