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|Origin Of Wedding Rings In The West by IAmOged(f): 8:55pm On Jan 01, 2017|
When did people start wearing rings to signify marriage? Particularly in the western world and America. I'm sure there was a point in history where people didn't wear wedding rings and it must have come from somewhere. I've never thought about it before and was curious if there was a couple who did it first or where specifically the custom came from.
|Re: Origin Of Wedding Rings In The West by chiefolododo(m): 8:58pm On Jan 01, 2017|
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|Re: Origin Of Wedding Rings In The West by Nobody: 9:05pm On Jan 01, 2017|
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|Re: Origin Of Wedding Rings In The West by Nobody: 9:09pm On Jan 01, 2017|
Originated in ancient Egypt where the circle was sacred and because it had no "end" couples gave each other rings as a symbol of eternal love. It was not necessary associated with a wedding. This practice moved to Ancient Rome and was adopted by Christians in the Middle Ages.
|Re: Origin Of Wedding Rings In The West by CaroLyner(f): 9:18pm On Jan 01, 2017|
The Western traditions of wedding rings can be traced back to ancient Rome and Greece first associated with dowry and later with a pledge of fidelity. The modern exchange of rings originated in Europe in Middle Age as part of Christendom.
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