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Advice: Know your wedding rings

Buying your wedding rings is a pretty important part of the planning process. They can be expensive and will be with you for the rest of your life, so getting it right is vital.

 

Picking the right metal to suit your lifestyle and job is as important as picking a ring you will love for always.

 

I opted for a tiny, plain white gold band so as not to detract from my stunning trilogy diamond engagement ring, while my husband decided a palladium, hammered style would be the most appropriate for his work which means getting his hands dirty! We both have the word Taken engraved inside our wedding rings to represent the first film we ever watched together.

 

If you’re a little daunted by the task of buying your wedding rings, take a look at the Put A Ring On It infographic, giving guidance on styles, profiles, colours, metals and finishes, produced by www.hitched.com.au
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Becoming Mrs Robertson: Our money-saving ideas

We didn’t have a budget for our wedding. There were no spreadsheets and there were no cutting corners and certainly no compromises. I’m the type of person who, if I want something, I simply work my backside off until I can afford it. My wedding day was going to be no different. However, I am also not the sort to waste money, spend it like it’s going out of fashion or spend now and worry later. The plan from the outset was to splurge on the things which were most important to us (the dress, the venue, the photos) and save money where we could on those extras which nobody would notice if they weren’t there.

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In the end, it was about doing a little bit of clever thinking and prioritising. Here’s where we saved money on our big day…
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