The Surprising Place You Shouldn't Wear an Engagement Ring

When you're recently engaged, chances are you want to flaunt your ring for all to see and fawn over. It's a special moment, so it's totally normal to want to wear you ring from dawn till dusk—but there are a few places you should avoid wearing it, and you probably frequent one of them.

Style Me Pretty interviewed Michael C. Fina jewelry sales director Deena, who says that you should avoid wearing your engagement ring specifically at the gym. "Platinum and gold are malleable metals, and over time, whether you are weight lifting or spinning, a consistent grip while you have your ring on WILL bend it," she says. Deena also notes that even a sturdy stones like diamonds are at risk, so it's best to remove yours before your gym session to avoid any mishaps. "Although durable, a diamond can still be chipped," she adds. And that's only one of the three places—the other two are actually in your home! Read the two other surprising places you shouldn't wear your engagement ring at Style Me Pretty, and keep scrolling to shop our ring picks.

Where do you store your ring when you have to take it off? Tell us in the comments!

Opening Image: Heidi Gibson