Is engagement ring on left or right hand?
In many Western countries, the tradition of wearing an engagement ring on the fourth finger on the left hand, (the left ring finger on the ring finger guide below), can be traced back to the Ancient Romans. They believed this finger had a vein that ran directly to the heart, the Vena Amoris, meaning ‘vein of love’.
What does an engagement ring on the right hand mean?
If you’ve ever seen someone wearing a ring on their right hand, you may be curious as to what it means. Like many fashion trends, the meaning of wearing an engagement ring on your right hand depends on personal preference. While some may wear it as a sign of fortune, others might wear it as a sign of their commitment.
Who wears the engagement ring on the right hand?
After the wedding ceremony the engagement ring can be changed to the ring finger on the right hand and can then worn in front of the wedding ring. Of course, there are no rules for wearing engagement rings. Whatever hand the woman prefers to wear the engagement ring – as a symbol of love it is valid on both hands!
Which finger is for marriage ring?
Today, wedding rings are most commonly worn on the fourth finger of the left hand… It’s interesting that with all of the wedding traditions and trends that people decide to make their own in some way, the ring finger is one that most people keep.”