In a traditional wedding ceremony order, the vows are followed by the ring exchange. The groom usually goes first, though we invite you to be progressive. He puts the wedding band on the bride’s finger while repeating a phrase like, “I give this ring as a sign of my love.” Then, it’s the bride’s turn.
Does the bride put the ring on the groom?
The groom would slip your wedding band on top of your engagement ring during the ceremony. You can change the order of the rings once you’ve had your celebratory walk down the aisle.
Who gets the wedding ring first?
Tradition says that a married woman should wear her wedding band on the inside of her finger. In other words, it goes on first followed by the engagement ring on the outside. Many say it’s because the wedding band should be the one closest to the heart, but there’s a practical reason, too.
Who gives the rings to the bride and groom?
The Best Man or the Maid of Honor
Tradition dictates that the best man holds both wedding rings before the ceremony. Of course, if you feel more comfortable giving the rings to the maid of honor (or another member of the wedding party), go ahead and pass it off to someone you trust.
Do you solder rings before or after wedding?
Ben Garelick Jewelers recommends soldering your wedding band and your engagement ring approximately one week after your wedding day.
What comes first vows or rings?
Here’s how it usually works: The wedding vows are exchanged first. The vows are the promises of love and devotion you and your partner make to each other, surrounded by friends, family and loved ones. The exchange of wedding rings comes after you’ve each said your vows.
Does the ring bearer give the rings to the best man?
“He usually walks down the aisle after the last bridesmaid and before the flower girl and carries the couple’s rings customarily on a pillow or in a box,” she says. “He gives them to the best man and they are exchanged during the ceremony.”