Many people aren't too sure what a promise ring is or how it's different than an engagement ring. Take a look at our guide to learn everything you need to know about these meaningful rings.
Promise Rings for Him and Her
If you're not quite ready for engagement but want to show your devotion to each other, promise rings are for you. Explore our rings for him and her in several unique styles or personalize your own promise ring for a truly special touch. Shop our selection online or stop by a KAY store to find the ring that expresses what you feel for your special someone.
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Whether you are purchasing a promise ring for your significant other, child or yourself, KAY can help you find a promise ring that will say everything you need it to. Explore promise rings in different colors, styles and personalized options that can make your promise ring something truly special. Want to learn more about promise rings? Check out our All About Promise Rings article!
What does a promise ring mean?
A promise ring doesn't have to just be for a committed couple. Promise rings could also symbolize a promise to yourself or a promise between friends. Whatever the occasion, a promise ring is a beautiful symbol of dedication and devotion. Shop Kay Jewelers for custom promise rings and diamond promise rings.
Can promise rings symbolize other commitments?
Promise rings can be exchanged between friends, pledging friendship forever. Promise rings may also be given by a parent to a child as a way of saying "I'll love you forever." Promise rings may also be known as purity rings, and represent a pledge of abstinence. They can be worn as a promise of anything, really, like a commitment to faith, to a goal, or a pledge to break a bad habit.
What hand is a promise ring go on?
Which finger the ring is worn on is also quite individual to each relationship, but the left ring finger is a common choice - particularly if the ring is an expression of romance. If an engagement ring comes along in the future, the promise ring often moves over to the opposite hand.
What does a promise ring look like?
Promise rings typically are smaller and subtler than engagement rings. Diamonds are popular, but in smaller sizes or clusters, or with gemstones - usually the focus is not on the diamond, but on the overall design.
How is a promise ring different from an engagement ring?
With the popularity of promise rings increasing, many want to know what defines a promise ring.Furthermore, how is it different from an engagement ring ? Simply put, you give or get an engagement ring when you intend to be married, while the reasons for giving and getting promise rings vary, and often only the wearer and giver know what the promise is.
Promise rings for men
If you are looking for promise rings for men or men's promise rings, then a men's wedding band could be a great choice with equal meanings of promise rings for women. Claddagh rings are also popular promise rings.
What does a Claddagh ring mean?
The Claddagh ring is an Irish symbol of love, friendship, and loyalty. A proper Claddagh features two hands holding a heart, topped with a crown. This has become a timeless and meaningful way to express a variety of relationships, from friends to couples. Claddagh rings are commonly used as promise rings. On the flip side, some people use their Claddagh rings to signal that they are single - wearing your ring with the heart facing outward indicates you are available. When you find that right person, remember to turn your ring the other way
Personalized promise rings for her
Shop Kay for personalized promise rings for your girlfriend, friend, daughter or any special woman in your life you'd like to make a promise to. Customize your promise ring with a special message or important birthstone.
How much should you spend on a promise ring?
There are no specific guidelines for how much one should spend on a promise ring but they tend to cost significantly less than engagement rings. Eighty to ninety percent of promise ring buyers spend between $50 - $1000 when shopping for one. At KAY, promise rings range from $99.99 - $1199.99View Less