MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why do people wear wedding rings on the fourth finger of their left hand?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why do people wear wedding rings on the fourth finger of their left hand?

With weddings a lot of the traditions have been set in stone for hundreds of years and we just all go along with them. But sometimes it’s neat to dig into why they started.

As for the wedding ring placement, left hand fourth finger. The story goes all the way back to the ancient romans and Egyptians. They believed at the time that the left hand fourth finger was a direct connection to the heart. Meaning the ring should go on that finger since that’s where all your emotion filters through.

Obviously over time with advancements in the medical world we learned more about the heart’s function. But the tradition stuck even up until present day.

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