By Bamidele Kolawole
A wedding ring or wedding band is a finger ring that indicates its wearer is married. It is usually forged from metal, and traditionally it is forged with gold or other precious metals.
Depending on culture, a wedding ring is typically worn on the forth finger of the left hand. Many spouses wear their wedding rings day and night, causing an indentation on the skin that is visible even when the ring is removed.
A ring is a small circular band, often set with one or more gemstones, worn on a finger as an ornament or authority. It gives relaxing effects on the body as it emits soothing vibration and warm energy.
Some people are passionate about rings. They love wearing it all the time because of the love they have for it, and it adds beauty to their assemble.
An engagement ring is a ring indicating that the person wearing it is engaged to be married, especially in Western culture. A ring is presented as an engagement gift by a partner to their proposed marriage or directly after the marriage proposal is accepted. It represents a formal agreement to future marriage.
In some cultures, men and women wear matching rings, and engagement rings may also be used as wedding rings.
After the wedding, the engagement ring is usually put back on and is usually worn on the outside of the wedding ring. Some brides have their engagement and wedding rings permanently soldered together after the wedding.