Category Archive

ring alternatives

Don’t get us wrong: we love rings and have archives dedicated to engagement rings, eco-friendly rings, non-diamond rings, and ring tattoos! Oh and der: don’t forget about our Vendor Guide listing of alternative wedding rings and jewelry. BUT! Sometimes you don’t want a ring at all. For those of you skipping rings completely, this is the spot for you…

How to propose without a ring: Engagement ring alternatives for guys and masculine folks

A reader who wrote to us wants to propose to her boyfriend but doesn’t want to give him a ring. Here’s some advice and a few suggestions for “cool alternatives for an engagement ring for guys.” But let’s be honest, these could work for girls just as well.

The wonderful world of wedding ring tattoos

Love the idea of wedding rings but hate to wear them? Enter the wonderful world of wedding ring tattoos!

Why put a ring on it? Go for a wedding anklet

In the past, I’ve answered advice questions from folks who are like “We don’t want to exchange rings! How do we do a ceremony without wedding rings?” Well, here’s one more idea to consider: a wedding anklet.

Can you skip it and have NO engagement ring?

An excerpt from the book recently ran on Elle Canada’s website. Granted, it was pretty sanitized (I curse a lot in the book — I guess Elle readers aren’t as foul-mouthed as I am), but you can check it out over here: The ring with the bling: Who needs an engagement ring?