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7 Quick FAQs About Purity Rings

By admin On December 13, 2013 No Comments

In this blog post, we wanted to cover answers to some simple questions that we receive about purity rings from teens and their families. These questions are very common, and hopefully, they will help to shed some light on the new tradition of giving purity rings.

1. When did the tradition of wearing purity rings start?

People have been exchanging rings for centuries to mark promises and vows, but the modern tradition of the purity ring as we know it began in the mid-1990s.

2. Can both boys and girls wear purity rings?

Yes, absolutely. While we specialize in purity rings for girls, some of our styles are also appropriate for boys.

3. For how long is a purity ring worn?

Traditionally, purity rings are worn until marriage. They may be removed during or before the ceremony. Because the purity ring is just a symbol of the commitment to remain

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Do You Have to Get a Purity Ring at a Ceremony?

By admin On December 1, 2013 No Comments

Purity rings are becoming more and more popular among tween and teen girls who commit themselves to remaining abstinent until marriage. Sometimes, the choice to wear a purity ring is encouraged by young people’s churches, religious leaders or youth groups. In some parts of the country, father/daughter dances where dads give their girls purity rings at a formal dance are common. Youth groups also hold special ceremonies where their members receive purity rings. An article in Gainesville Sun described one such local event where eight girls put on their purity rings while wearing dresses that were all white.

With so many stories in the media about purity ring events being held across the country, some teens and tweens wonder if they have to go through a ceremony or special event to wear a purity ring. The answer is that any girl can choose to wear a purity ring, regardless of

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What’s the Best Purity Ring for a Tween?

By admin On November 25, 2013 No Comments

Nowadays, young people are becoming sexually active earlier than ever, and as a result, more and more tweens are deciding to wear purity rings to symbolize their commitment to abstain from sex until marriage. If your tween has decided to symbolize her faith with a purity ring, you want to ensure that you select a style that is appropriate for her. Here are some things to keep in mind when you’re shopping for a purity ring for a tween.

1. Metal choice – Since they’re still very much in the process of growing up, tweens may not be as responsible taking care of a purity ring as older girls. As a result, it’s best to choose a metal that is durable, like 14-karat yellow or white gold. If you decide to opt for silver, be sure it’s

Are Purity Rings Only for Certain Christian Denominations?

By admin On November 9, 2013 No Comments

One of the most common types of questions that we receive here at Purity Rings Catalog start off something like this “I am a Methodist/Catholic/Presbyterian etc, can I wear a purity ring?” It’s easy to understand why people are curious about purity rings. These symbols of abstinence are relatively new, and many people are only just now hearing about them for the first time.

As we’ve discussed before in other blog posts, there is no one rule or set of standards for wearing a purity ring. While purity rings are most common among members of the Evangelical movement and various parts of the Baptist church, Christians from a wide variety of denominations wear purity rings. For example, an article published in the The Times News Daily mentions Catholics wearing the rings. Because the decision to abstain from sex until marriage is not always tied to religion, even those who are

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What Restrictions Are on You When You Wear a Purity Ring?

By admin On October 29, 2013 No Comments

If you’re a girl who’s considering wearing a purity ring, you may find yourself wondering what your promise really entails. The truth is that no one can provide you with a laundry list of activities that you’re giving up when you wear a promise ring. This is because only you can decide what a promise ring means to you. The ring is simply a symbol of your own moral choices, so the restrictions that are placed on you are ones that you select.

Some of the things that purity rings may symbolize to a girl include:

– A decision to not have sex until married. This is the most popular meaning of a purity ring. For most girls, it means not having any type of intercourse until their wedding night, though others believe that it only relates to having vaginal intercourse.

– A choice to not

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Do Purity Rings Have to Have Crosses on Them?

By admin On August 6, 2013 No Comments

Girls who are looking for purity rings often find themselves confused about just what a purity ring is. As an article published by Baylor University explains, many teen celebrities have sported these rings over the years, and as a result, some girls are curious about wearing them but don’t know exactly what to look for in a ring.

One of the biggest questions about purity rings is if they must include a Christian symbol, such as a cross or a fish. The reason why many people wonder this is because purity rings are largely tied to Christianity. In fact, many churches across the country hold special purity ring dances and ceremonies where fathers give rings to their daughters.

While it’s true that for many girls, purity rings are related to Christian values, a purity ring doesn’t have to have a cross

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What Is a True Love Waits Purity Ring?

By admin On July 6, 2013 1 Comment

There are many styles of purity rings available for girls, and one of the most popular is the True Love Waits purity ring. These special purity rings are typically bands that read either “Love Waits” or “True Love Waits.” The message is usually added through an engraving process either with lasers, hand tools or acid. The rings may be simple bands or be embellished with diamonds, birthstones or other gemstones.

The meaning behind True Love Waits purity rings relates to abstinence. The rings are meant to remind girls that if boys truly love them, they should be willing to wait until marriage to have intercourse. The simple message helps girls be strong in the face of pressure and temptation, making these rings powerful reminders of girls’ commitments to abstinence.

Some people credit the idea for these rings to the True Love Waits movement of LifeWay

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What To Do With a Purity Ring After Marriage

By admin On June 30, 2013 No Comments

Whether you’re engaged to be married, are a newlywed or are just starting to shop for a purity ring and are thinking about the future, you may be curious about what you should do with your purity ring once you are wed. Here are a few of our ideas for what to do with a purity ring after marriage.

– Present it to your husband. Giving your purity ring to your husband on your wedding night is a very sentimental gesture. Another option is to have the stone re-set in your husband’s wedding band or into a ring or cross necklace for him to wear.

– Re-set it to wear yourself. If your purity ring has special meaning and you hate to part with it, you can re-set the gemstone it contains to add to a pendant, pin or bracelet. Another option is to continue to wear

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4 Things You Should Know About Purity Rings

By admin On June 22, 2013 No Comments

As a teenaged girl or young adult, your decision to remain abstinent until marriage is admirable. Wearing a purity ring is a wonderful way to symbolize your commitment, but there are a few things that you should know about these rings before you purchase one.

1. Purity rings are personal. Your moral values are extremely personal, and it’s okay if you want to keep them private. A purity ring can be a symbol that only you and your partner know the meaning of if you are more comfortable that way. You are free to choose a simple band or a ring with a pretty stone as opposed to a religious ring or a True Love Waits style.

2. Wearing a purity ring is your decision. While your parents are undoubtedly proud of you for your choice to wait until marriage

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At What Age Should a Girl Get a Purity Ring?

By admin On May 25, 2013 No Comments

If you’re a parent planning to purchase a purity ring, you may wonder when the right time is to present your child with this traditional symbol of purity. There’s no easy answer to this question, as there is no one ideal age at which every girl is ready for a purity ring. To find the perfect time, you’ll have to consider a variety of factors, including:

– Her age – Typically, a girl should not be given a purity ring before she reaches puberty. Girls can mature at different rates, but the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that most children reach puberty between the ages of 9 and 14.

– Her maturity – Just because a child has reached puberty, doesn’t mean she’s necessarily ready to think about sex. The decision to remain abstinent until marriage is an adult one. If you give a child a

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