Especially in Western cultures, an engagement ring is a ring that the person wearing it is engaged. Woman's ring is presented as a betrothal gift by a husband to his future wife while he proposes marriage, or directly after she accepts his marriage proposal. The rings can be purchased by her husband, the couple together, or of each partner for the rest. Before agreeing to marry, a couple decide to buy and carry the pre-engagement rings, also known as promise rings. The engagement rings like wedding bands sold in the U.S., while women's wedding rings are often similar American engagement rings.