Prince Harry exchanged bands with his Meghan Markle as they got married some minutes ago at Windsor Castle’s St. George’s Chapel — an accessory Harry’s brother Prince William chose not to have when he exchanged vows with Kate Middleton back in 2011.
The palace had revealed this in the Order of Service released on Friday. Prince William chose not to wear a wedding ring and he still doesn’t wear a wedding band to this day.
Harry, however, has been known to wear jewelry. He and Meghan have matching beaded bracelets that they wore early on in their relationship.
Their wedding bands are expected to be made from the royal stash of Welsh gold.
The royal family have been using pure Welsh gold for their wedding rings ever since the Queen Mother’s wedding in 1923. The Queen was then gifted a kilogram of Clogau gold on her 60th birthday, the gold — which was mined from the Welsh mountains — remaining in the royal vaults ever since.