Wedding rings on right hand in europe.
By the way, if you were still waiting for an explanation… the custom in the ukrainian orthodox church (where i got married), is to wear the wedding band on the right hand.
Some countries put their wedding rings on their right hand, depending on their cultural traditions.
Norway, denmark, austria, poland, bulgaria, russia, portugal, spain and belgium (in some territories), georgia, serbia, ukraine, greece, latvia, hungary, colombia, cuba, peru, venezuela.
Wearing your wedding ring on your left ring finger stems from an old belief that it contained a vein that connected to the heart, an edict that england's king edward vi made official during the 16th century.
During and after the industrial revolution, people moved the rings from their right hand to their left because, after all, most people are right handed and to lose a finger.
This is a common practice in most parts of eastern europe and scandinavia.
There is also a wide variety of ring designs.
While wearing your rings on your left hand is common in many western countries, you will see many couples wearing their rings on their right hands in northern and eastern european countries, such.
How to wear a wedding band may be determined by the area you are living in or the cultural traditions you are accustomed to.
The left hand is the chosen hand for the same reason that the wedding ring goes on the left hand:
In general, wearing more than one ring on one finger tends to look clumsy, so if you like multiple rings it is a good idea to space them out across both your hands, leaving gaps in between.
In western cultures, traditionally wedding rings are exchanged during a couple's wedding ceremony, on the engagement ring finger.
Rings on the right hand.
Romans believed there was a vein which ran from your fourth finger directly to your heart.
Then came engagement rings also and they took the heart place of the left hand while the actual wedding ring was moved to the right hand, because you shake (right) hands on it.
In colombia and brazil, anyone who’s engaged wears their engagement ring on their right hand and then moves it over to their left hand after making their vows.
In some european traditions, including many orthodox ones, the wedding ring is worn on the left hand before marriage, then transferred to the right hand during the ceremony.
I know that in the united states, it's worn on the left, but i have seen some people from europe, who are married and they wear it on their right hand, i just wanted to know if it's like that everywhere in europe.
After which, they can choose to leave the engagement ring on their right hand, or move it on top of the band.
In the west, the left hand is the standard choice for wedding rings and engagement rings to be worn on, whereas in the east, many cultures prefer wearing their engagement ring on the right hand, as well as their wedding ring on the right hand.