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Wedding Ring Engraving Ideas to Inspire You

by Molly Jones
Last updated on August 22, 2023
Athos Diamond Band
Athos Diamond Band

Wedding rings are a time-honored tradition, and the perfect way to show your commitment to each other. But why not make it personal? By having a hand-picked saying, phrase, or symbolism engraved into your wedding rings, you can add a romantic touch that’s all about you and your spouse.

Not sure what to engrave? We’ve got you covered! So, read on to get inspired with our selection of wedding ring engraving ideas!

Are Wedding Ring Engravings Popular?

Orbital Solitaire Ring
Orbital Solitaire Ring

Ring engravings are popular for weddings for many reasons. They are beautiful, they can be customized to the couple’s tastes and preferences, and they can be used to express one’s love for another person in a unique way.

Engraved rings are beautiful because they are often made with precious metals such as gold or silver, which adds value to them. They also have beautiful designs engraved on them by skilled craftsmen who take great pride in their work.

Engraved rings can also be customized according to what you want them to say or look like. You can choose the words you want to be engraved on your ring or design it yourself if you’re feeling creative!

Finally, engraved rings are a great way to express how much you love someone else because they allow you to put into words how much they mean to you in a special way that only they will understand

How Much Does it Cost to Get My Wedding Rings Engraved?

Simple Elegance Solitaire Ring
Simple Elegance Solitaire Ring

You can breathe a sigh of relief, while your wedding band may have cost you an arm and a leg the ring engraving will only cost you a finger at that.

Ring engraving is a relatively affordable option and generally costs $50-100 for most rings. Of course, the price will be dependent on how many characters you engrave and how you engrave it. Machine engraving will cost around the same as laser engraving and hand engraving will always be more expensive. So be sure to shop around to determine an engraver that fits within your style and budget.

Wedding Ring Engraving Ideas

Solon Ring
Solon Ring

When it comes to finding wedding ring engraving ideas the world is really your oyster. Whether you’re looking for something that will sweep your true love off their feet or a phrase that will make them laugh every time they view it, there is a ring engraving for everyone. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites below.

Romantic Wedding Ring Engravings

Knife Edge Band
Knife Edge Band

Is there anything more romantic than a secret message engraved on the inside of your wedding band? Play into the inherent romanticism of it all with a sweet saying that sets hearts a flutter.

  • A Thousand Kisses
  • Love Forever
  • Always, Forever, Eternity
  • In Thy Breast My Heart Doth Rest
  • Endless Love
  • If Ever Two Were One Then Surely We (from the Anne Bradstreet poem, “To My Dear and Loving Husband”
  • With Equal Step
  • The Beginning of Forever Love
  • How Do I Love Thee (from Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barret Browning)
  • Only Love

Traditional Wedding Band Engraving Ideas

Lumiere Ring
Lumiere Ring

These wedding ring engraving ideas are traditional for a reason. They are timelessly classic, have deep meaning, and will serve as a poetic and stunning reminder of the vow you both have made.

  • Your wedding date or another special date (For example 10.25.22 in any format)
  • Initials
  • A Bible verse
  • All My Love
  • The Infinity Symbol
  • Only You
  • Forever Begins Today
  • Thy Love Is Better Than Wine (from the Song of Solomon)
  • God Unite Us Both In Love (from the Song of Solomon)
  • I Thee Wed

Ring Engraving Ideas in a Different Language

1 3/4 ct. tw. 7 Stone Oval Band
1 3/4 ct. tw. 7 Stone Oval Band

When the English language is unable to adequately express the depth of your emotion turn to other languages. This can be especially sweet if one of you speaks the language that you are having engraved- consider engraving the same saying in the other’s native tongue.

  • Joie Sans Fin (French for Joy Without End)
  • Mon Coeur Est A Vous (French for You Have My Heart)
  • Myn Genyst (Old German for My Heart)
  • Da Mi Basia Mille (Latin for Give Me a Thousand Kisses)
  • Amore Mio (Italian for My Love)
  • Ani L’Dodi V’Dodi Li (Hebrew for I Am My Beloved’s and My Beloved is Mine)
  • Amor Vincit Omnia (Latin for Love Conquers All)
  • Pour Tous Jours (Old French for For All Days)
  • Deus Nos Lunxit (Latin for God Joined Us)

Funny Ring Engraving Ideas

Chloe Halo Ring
Chloe Halo Ring

If you’re the type of couple who prefers comedic to romantic movies, consider a funny wedding ring engraving. Not only will these remind you of your commitment but they will keep you laughing for years to come.

  • Challenge Accepted
  • Finders keepers
  • One Ring to Rule Them All
  • The Better Half
  • Why Am I Off?
  • Any other inside joke the two of you may have

Browse Our Diamond Engagement Rings to Perfectly Complement Your Engraved Wedding Ring

Caleb 6mm Band
Caleb 6mm Band

You’ve been dating for months, and you’re feeling more sure of your feelings every day. You know that the engagement is coming soon—and you want to get her a ring that’s both ethical and stunning.

We have the perfect solution: our lab grown diamond wedding rings. These rings are created in a lab to produce a stone that is as ethical as brilliant. Thanks to this, you can expect to spend 20-40% less on a diamond wedding ring– allowing you to put more money towards engraving ideas that speak to your soul.

So whether forever begins months down the road or in a few years, you can shop with confidence that your diamond-engraved wedding ring is as filled with love as your marriage.