Promise Rings

Three pre-engagement rings with diamond centerpieces stand against a white patterned background.

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MAKE A PROMISE OF LOVE, DEVOTION, FRIENDSHIP, FAMILY - A PROMISE RING CAN SAY ALL OF THESE THINGS AND MORE. FIND THE PERFECT STYLE TO BE A LASTING SYMBOL OF THE PROMISE YOU'LL HOLD CLOSE.

 

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A hand with black painted nails displays a rose gold promise ring with a dog in the background.

A rose gold promise ring with a diamond center rests on a white background.

"Not an engagement ring, but a PROMISE to our future. A future of support, love, and adventure. Last weekend consisted of a surprise-filled trip of old memories, where new ones were created...The sweetest part of all... An acronym of your surprise plans spelling out “I Promise” ending with a box in your hand, holding this beautiful ring to promise a future of you & I together. I couldn’t have asked for a more special surprise. Thank you for loving me the way that you do. #PromiseRing #HeWentToJared #RoseGold" @laraashley28

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DECLARE YOUR DEVOTION TO ONE ANOTHER BY CHOOSING A PROMISE RING FOR HIM.

 

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What is a Promise Ring?

A pre-engagement ring, or promise ring, is a tangible symbol of meaningful commitment and can take on many different meanings. Defined as a declaration or assurance that one will do a particular thing, or that a particular thing will happen, a promise is special. The general theme around these symbolic rings is that they represent a promise from one person to the other.
 

More Than a Romantic Milestone

Contrary to common belief, these promises don't have to just be between a romantic couple. Although that is the most popular use for them, a promise ring could symbolize a promise between friends, family members or other meaningful relationships.

When given between significant others, the ring is a promise of a future together. Given as a commitment of love, a pre-engagement ring represents the intention of getting engaged eventually.

For those who don't necessarily want to get married, a promise ring is a perfect way to show eternal love for one another. A promise ring is what you make of it. The only two people who matter in a promise ring's meaning are the two people in the relationship, whether it's romantic or friendly.


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Promise Ring Styles and Metal

At Jared, we have an array of different promise ring styles that anyone would cherish. From sterling silver to gold promise rings, our rings come in a variety of popular precious metals.

Like a relationship, a good base to build on creates beautiful results. By first choosing a metal type, you can then further refine your search from the large variety of rings Jared has to select from. Browse diamond promise rings, promise rings for men and more. You can even personalize promise rings and engravable pieces to create a one-of-a-kind treasure!

 

Pre-Engagement Rings vs. Engagement Rings

The main difference between pre-engagement rings, or promise rings, and engagement rings is that one leads to another. Promise rings are often given before an engagement ring as the first major step to a lasting commitment.

One thing to note, though, is that some promise rings also work as engagement rings! Our selection includes diamond promise rings and other captivating designs that could be interchangeable for an engagement ring.

 

When and How to Give a Promise Ring

Depending on the relationship and the promise ring meaning you want to convey, when and how to give a promise ring can vary. When it comes to a promise between friends, promise rings make unique gifts for birthdays or holidays. For romantic relationships, you have a few options.


Plan Your Pre-Engagement Ring Proposal

Preparation is key to making the presentation of your ring extra special. A pre-engagement ring is a big step in a relationship and should be celebrated accordingly. As far as when to give a promise ring, that will be different for everyone. A day that is meaningful to your relationship, such as Valentine's Day or an anniversary, is an obvious choice.

Create more of a surprise by choosing a random day. Take your special someone to a nice dinner and give it as a gift. Your partner won't suspect anything, and it will give you a new day to celebrate each year!

It's also becoming increasingly popular for women to propose. Women can give men promise rings, too! Whoever or whenever, take in the moment and the next step in your relationship together. Shop our unique selection of promise rings online or at a Jared store near you.


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