Story Behind Wedding Ring Placement: Why It Is Worn On The Ring Finger?
January 25, 2018 13:53
Wedding and engagement rings as symbols of love and commitment are worn on the fourth finger on the left or right hand. It is a tradition dating back to ancient times. Have you ever wondered why, and are there the same symbolic meaning could have been attributed to another piece of jewelry, like a necklace, a bracelet, or a pair of earrings? There is a beautiful and poetic metaphor: rings are "endless" or "no beginning and no end" circles, this is why they symbolize eternal love, commitment, and marriages that are meant to last forever. But why do married couples wear their wedding rings on the fourth fingers?