• On which hand are the engagement and wedding rings worn?
  • On which hand should other rings be worn?
  • And what about signet rings?

Can you wear your engagement ring and wedding ring together? Of course! Wouldn't it be a shame if you could no longer wear a beautiful engagement ring once you are married? And if you can ensure that they fit together nicely, maybe even form a kind of unity, the effect will only be amplified.

On which hand are the engagement and wedding rings worn?

Although traditional customs vary around the world, a diamond engagement ring is worn in most Western countries on the ring finger of the left hand, the hand closest to the heart. Once married, the wedding ring is worn together with the engagement ring on the same finger, with the wedding ring closest to the heart.

In different regions, traditions and religions, the wedding ring and the engagement ring are worn on the fourth finger, the ring finger, of the right hand.

Which hand you wear your engagement ring on is a very personal and intimate choice that symbolises the eternal love between you and your loved one.

On which hand should other rings be worn?

What if women who are not getting married still want to enjoy the sublime beauty of a classic or avant-garde diamond ring? The selection of diamond rings online is unlimited and offers every woman the ability to buy diamond rings and other jewellery at the best possible price.

Although most women have their personal preferences, a diamond ring that does not function as an engagement or wedding ring is usually worn on the middle finger of the right hand.

And what about signet rings?

Signet rings displaying the family coat of arms, and which may have been in the family for years, can also serve as an engagement or wedding ring. It is a sign that the other person is accepted as a full member of the family.

The customs concerning wearing signet rings vary around the world. In Belgium, both men and women wear their signet rings on the pinkie finger of the left hand. In the United Kingdom, however, only men wear such a ring on the pinkie finger of the left hand. In France, men prefer the left ring finger, while women use the left pinkie finger. Of course, you can simply choose which finger to wear the ring on yourself.

Would you like to get to know more about different types of engagement and wedding rings? Or which wedding ring fits with your current engagement ring? BAUNAT is happy to help you with your search for answers.

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