5 Everyday Activities That Put Your Engagement Ring and Wedding Band at Risk

From working out to sleeping, here’s how to protect your wedding jewelry on a daily basis.

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Have you ever sat down to seriously think about your daily routine? If not, you might be unaware of the fact that you engage in several “risky” activities on a day-to-day basis. Before you start to get nervous, though, we’re not talking about anything harmful or detrimental to your health. We’re simply referring to the daily activities that put your engagement ring and wedding band at risk.

Let’s face it, it’s easy to forget about your wedding rings after being married for several months or years. That’s because once you’ve tied the knot, these pieces easily become a part of your daily routine, causing even the most mindful individuals to forget that they’re wearing a ring in the first place. But given that an engagement ring and wedding band;elm:context_link;itc:0″ class=”link “wedding band are precious pieces of jewelry, it’s extremely important to be diligent and aware of the daily projects you partake in, no matter how comfortable you are wearing each accessory.

Ahead, we consulted Grant Mobley, an in-house diamond expert at the Natural Diamond Council, for his expertise on the top five everyday activities that put engagement rings and wedding bands at risk. Read on to learn more.

Related: How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Rings

Working Out

Whether you regularly head to the gym or prefer the convenience of an at-home sweat session, working out is one of the top ways to quickly and easily damage your wedding rings. “When you work out, lift weights, or carry heavy objects, a majority of the weight falls onto the band and that pressure can bend and misshape the bands,” shares Mobley. “A bent band can also have the effect of

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