Published at Monday, 26 August 2019. Wedding Ring. By Rosamonde Abril.
The Egyptians were the first recorded civilization to use the wedding ring. In Egyptian hieroglyphics a circle represented eternity. Once a woman accepted the ring she became the ”property” of the person who gave it to her and she was in a sense ”his.” The first wedding ring could have been made of braided grass or hay (which would have been changed often), ivory, bone, or leather. Eventually, metal was used, but the first wedding bands were crude and lumpy. However, the sentiment remained the same-eternal commitment and love.
The Egyptians wore the wedding ring on the left hand because it was believed that a vein in the left hand went straight to the heart. This tradition is still commonly practiced today in most parts of the world largely for practical purposes (most people are right handed.) It is worn on the fourth finger of the left hand. But there are some countries and groups which do not follow this tradition. In the Jewish faith, the wedding ring is put on the index finger. Roman Catholics traditionally wore their wedding band on the right hand, and in many countries and regions in Europe some people still follow this tradition.
Buying the right engagement ring can be one of the most difficult and exhilarating processes in any individuals lifetime. Traditionally it has fallen to the responsibility of the proposer to find the ring; however, today couples often shop together to select the ring. Either way; this exciting challenge requires an understanding in order to find the engagement ring that is unique and will adequately reflect the true essence of this important milestone.
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