Facts of Love: The Results of The Knot’s 2017 Jewelry & Engagement Study

THE GIFTS 58% of brides wore fine jewelry 42% wore costume on their wedding day The top 3 styles chosen by brides: 69% earrings / 38% hair jewelry or headband / 37% bracelets $333 Average spend on jewelry for the bride (freshwater pearl hinged cuff, $375, Bounkit) $408 Average amount groom spent to complete his look, with cufflinks (27%) and watches (22%) accounting for the largest shares (Retro Classic cabochon cufflinks in silver with black onyx, $490, Tacori) $106 Average spend on jewelry per bridesmaid, with earrings (59%) accounting for largest share (Mediterranean drop earrings in silver with diamond accents, $125, Gabriel & Co.) $160 Average spend on jewelry per groomsman, with cufflinks (45%) accounting for largest share (Pac Man cufflinks in enamel, $125, Paul Smith) 40% of brides have given their spouse/partner a watch at some point

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