19 Facts About Wedding Rings History

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 Bride Prices And Dowries Were Positive: In reality, the land, cash, and livestock were intended to help the couple.

 The Wedding Ring Wasn’t Part Of The Exchange: In this sense, because the dowry and/or bride price were about basic needs and livelihood, the wedding ring was never part of the bargain.

 Men Started Wearing Wedding Bands During The War: During World Wars I and II, soldiers were drafted and didn’t wear any jewelry.

These Wartime Rings Were Skinnier: Everything was rationed during the war, from labor to consumer goods. Naturally, gold was in short supply.

It’s Not Just The Wedding Day: When you’re budgeting for wedding rings, you often include the cost of an engagement rings as well.

The Latter-Day Left Hand Was A Protest: At some point, many Catholics and Greek Orthodox members moved their wedding rings to their right hand.

 Wedding Rings Weren’t Always Metallic: Historically, Ancient Egypt is the first place we see evidence of wedding rings, bit these rings weren’t originally metal.

The Circle Means ‘Forever’:  The circle is unbreakable and is a symbol of an eternal bond. So whether the ring meant to indicate the joining of two families of the cementing of a business empire

 The Hole Is A Gateway: While the endless circle on the outside of the ring is about eternity, the hole in the center of the ring is all about beginnings.

Linking Rings Aren’t New: Today’s brides often want a wedding ring that clicks into her engagement ring, forming a cohesive whole.