A lot of young couple are confused with the difference and meaning of engagement ring, wedding ring and wedding band. We will briefly describe the difference of these three jewelry and what is the meaning behind it.
Wedding Ring &
As for wedding ring and wedding band, it is used during the exchange of ring on the wedding ceremony. As oppose to engagement ring, wedding ring has a simpler and more elegant design. A wedding ring normally has small diamonds encrusted along the band, whereas wedding band is just an elegant platinum or white gold band.
Engagement ring will be gifted by the man during the proposal. Woman will wear the engagement ring to show that she is already taken, and display loyalty to her husband. Normally Engagement ring will have a flashier design, with one or more diamond or gemstones.
Engagement Ring Or Wedding Ring?
Most couples will choose to wear a wedding ring, as it is more comfortable. But one of the popular practice is wear both engagement ring and wedding in left hand ring fingers, with engagement ring stacked on top of wedding ring.
The belief where the wedding rings will be on the bottom, is because wedding ring represent the upmost love and it should be closer to the heart. During the wedding ceremony, instead of taking down the engagement ring, you can wear it temporarily on right hand ring finger.