Wedding Ring Engraving Ideas

A wedding band engraving can add an extra personal touch to your ring, making something that’s already special even more precious. But what should you engrave on your wedding ring? To help you decide, we’ve put together this extensive list of wedding ring engraving ideas. We’re featuring nine different engraving idea categories: traditional, romantic, funny, religious, different languages, coordinating, lyric-inspired, movie-inspired, and poetic. We have over 200 specific ideas within this guide, so you’re sure to find something that sparks inspiration.

Traditional Wedding Ring Engraving Ideas
If you’d like a more traditional wedding band engraving, consider one of these classic ring inscription options:
  • A Significant Date, Such As
    • The Day of Your First Kiss
    • The Day You First Met
    • When You First Said “I Love You”
    • Your First Date
    • Your Wedding Day
  • Nicknames or Pet Names
  • Portion of Your Vows
  • Special Coordinates
  • Your Initials
  • Your Monogram
  • Your Names

Romantic Wedding Band Engraving Ideas
Are you a romantic at heart? A short romantic message may be the special touch your wedding ring needs.
  • Always & Forever
  • Always With You
  • Apple of My Eye
  • Beloved Husband
  • Beloved Wife
  • Dreams Come True
  • Eternity
  • Forever
  • Forever Begins
  • Forever Begins + Wedding Date
  • Forever My Always
  • Forever My Love
  • Forever Yours
  • Happily Ever After
  • I Choose You
  • I Do
  • I Love You
  • I Promise
  • I Will
  • Infinity Sign
  • Kismet
  • Love
  • Love Forever
  • Love of My Life
  • My Everything
  • My Heart
  • My Love
  • My True Love
  • One Heart
  • Soulmates
  • The Greatest Adventure
  • To Have And To Hold
  • To the Moon and Back
  • True Love
  • Two Become One
  • United
  • United As One
  • Worth the Wait
  • Written in the Stars
  • XO
  • Yours
  • Yours Always
  • Nicknames or Pet Names
  • Portion of Your Vows
  • Special Coordinates
  • Your Initials
  • Your Monogram
  • Your Names

Funny Wedding Band Engraving Ideas
If you and your love like to joke around, keep your engraving lighthearted with one of these comedic wedding band engraving ideas.
  • A Deal’s a Deal
  • All In
  • An Inside Joke
  • Better Than Bacon
  • Can I Keep You
  • Challenge Accepted
  • Dibs!
  • Ditto
  • Finally
  • Gotcha
  • I Love You More Than Coffee
  • I Love You More Than Pizza
  • Insert Finger Here
  • Mine
  • My Partner in Crime
  • No Take Backs
  • Nonrefundable
  • Put Me Back
  • Resistance is Futile
  • Ride or Die
  • Taken
  • The Better Half
  • We Did It!

Religious Wedding Ring Engraving Ideas
Choosing to engrave a message that’s tied to your faith can add deep meaning to your wedding ring.
  • A Meaningful Bible Verse, Such As
    • 1 Peter 4:8
    • Colossians 3:14
    • Ecclesiastes 4:9
    • Genesis 2:24
    • Mark 10:9
    • Matthew 19:6
  • Ani L’dodi V’dodi Li (“I Am My Beloved’s and My Beloved Is Mine,” Song of Solomon 2:16)
  • Blessed
  • Do Everything In Love (Corinthians 16:14)
  • Faith, Hope, Love
  • God Bless This Marriage
  • God Unites In Love
  • Let Not Man Separate (Matthew 19:6)
  • Love Each Other
  • Love is Faithful
  • Love is Patient, Love is Kind (Corinthians 13:4)
  • Mizpah (Genesis 31:49)
  • Thy Love is Better Than Wine (Song of Solomon 1:2)
  • Where You Go I Will Go (Ruth 1:16)

Wedding Band Engraving Ideas in Different Languages
Whether you speak another language or simply appreciate the beauty of other languages, engraving your wedding ring with a message in a different language is a uniquely romantic choice.
  • French: “Je T’adore” (I Adore You)
  • French: “Je T’aime” (I Love You)
  • French: “Mon Coeur Est A Vous” (You Have My Heart)
  • French: “Pour Tous Jours” (For All Days)
  • French: “Toujours et Un Jour” (Always and a Day)
  • French: “Vous et Non Autre” (You and No Other)
  • German: “Dein Ist Mein Ganzes Herz” (My Whole Heart Is Yours)
  • Italian: “Amore Mio” (My Love)
  • Italian: “Baciami” (Kiss Me)
  • Italian: “Il Mio Unico Vero Amore” (My One True Love)
  • Italian: “Siamo Fatti L’Uno All’altra” (We’re Made For Each Other)
  • Italian: “Tesoro Mio” (My Darling)
  • Latin: Deus Nos Iunxit (“God Joined Us”)
  • Latin: “Amor Vincit Omnia” (Love Conquers All)
  • Latin: “Da Mi Basia Mille” (Give Me a Thousand Kisses)
  • Latin: “In Perpetuum et Unum Diem” (Forever and a Day)
  • Latin: “Pari Passu” (With Equal Step)
  • Latin: “Semper Amemus” (Let Us Always Love)
  • Latin: “Semper Fidelis” (Always Faithful)
  • Old German: “Myn Genyst” (My Heart)
  • Portuguese: “Amo-Te Mais Todos Os Dias” (I Love You More Each Day)
  • Portuguese: “Amo-Te” (I Love You)
  • Portuguese: “Eu Adoro-Te” (I Adore You)
  • Portuguese: “O Amor Tudo Vence” (Love Conquers All)

Coordinating Wedding Ring Engraving Ideas
Coordinating engravings are a sweet, fun engraving option that will tie your rings together even closer.
  • After All This Time? / Always
  • I Am My Beloved’s / My Beloved is Mine
  • I Do / Me Too
  • I Love You / I Know
  • Little Spoon / Big Spoon
  • Love is Patient / Love is Kind
  • Ma Cherie / Mon Cherie (French, “My Dear (feminine)/ My Dear (masculine)”)
  • Moon of My Life / My Sun and Stars
  • To Have / To Hold
  • To Infinity / And Beyond

Lyric-Inspired Wedding Ring Engraving Ideas
Is there a song that has special meaning to you as a couple? Engraving a lyric from a beloved song can add beautiful meaning to your wedding ring.
  • All of Me
  • All You Need Is Love
  • Baby, Just Say Yes
  • Better Together
  • Can’t Get You Out of My Head
  • Can’t Help Falling In Love With You
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You
  • Crazy In Love
  • Forever Yours, Faithfully
  • From This Moment On
  • I Only Have Eyes For You
  • I Will Always Love You
  • I’ll Stand By You
  • I’m Yours
  • Just the Way You Are
  • Look How They Shine For You
  • Lovin’ You Is Easy
  • Maybe I’m Amazed
  • My Boo
  • My Endless Love
  • So Happy Together
  • So This Is Love
  • Some Things Are Meant to Be
  • Thinking Out Loud
  • Truly, Madly, Deeply
  • Under the Light of a Thousand Stars
  • We Found Love

Wedding Band Engraving Ideas from Film and TV
If you and your partner share a love of a specific movie or TV series, consider using a favorite quote from it inside your ring.
  • As You Wish
  • Extraordinary Together
  • I Wanted It To Be You
  • I’ll Catch You
  • If You’re a Bird, I’m a Bird
  • Just As You Are
  • Once Upon a Dream
  • One Ring To Rule Them All
  • So This Is Love
  • Three Words, Eight Letters
  • To Infinity and Beyond
  • True to Your Heart
  • We’re a Masterpiece
  • You Complete Me
  • You’re Worth Melting For

Poetic Wedding Band Engraving Ideas
For an impactful and beautifully written engraving, borrow a line from a great poet.
  • Again and again (Rainer Maria Rilke, from “Again and again, even though we know love’s landscape”)
  • I am your mirror (Rumi, from “When I Am With You”)
  • i carry your heart (E.E. Cummings, from “I Carry Your Heart”)
  • I found you (Nikki Giovanni, from “You Came Too”)
  • I have spread my dreams under your feet (W.B. Yeats, from “He Wishes For The Cloths of Heaven”)
  • If ever two were one, then surely we. (Anne Bradstreet, from “To My Dear and Loving Husband”)
  • It is for keeps. (Joy Harjo, from “For Keeps”)
  • It is only love which sets us free (Maya Angelou, from “Touched By An Angel”)
  • Let me count the ways. (Elizabeth Barret Browning, from “How Do I Love Thee? Sonnet 43”)
  • Only you and I, my love (Pablo Neruda, from “The Queen”)
Final Thoughts
If you’re ready to engrave your wedding rings, visit BVW Jewelers and meet with one of our talented engravers. We offer laser engraving for wedding rings, engagement rings, and many other types of fine jewelry and precious items. To learn more about our engraving services, contact us. To get in touch with us in advance of your visit, click here.