Wedding bands are not just a metal band meant to adorn the finger of the wearer. They have a message to impart, conveys the relationship status to the people around and remind the wearer about their lifelong commitments. There is a long history and symbolic significance around the tradition of wearing a wedding band.
The history and symbolism of the tradition of wearing a wedding band is rich and profound. Throughout time, they have always symbolized love and commitments and even agreement between families. By default, it conveys such messages as “I love You”, “You are Mine”, and “I wish to be with yours till death do us apart”.
The circle was the symbol of eternity, with no beginning or end, not only to the Egyptians but many other ancient cultures. The hole in the center of the ring also had significance. It wasn’t just considered e negative space, but rather a gateway, or door; leading to things and events both known and unknown. To give a woman, a ring signifies never-ending and immortal love.Though today, wedding bands are made up of various materials, metals and designs, the underlying significance remains the same.
The tradition of wedding bands goes back to as far as ancient Egypt. They were later introduced into the Jewish and Christian wedding ceremonies. During those times, it was common for the groom to present the bride with a wedding band during the wedding ceremony. It was only in the recent past that the groom is also given a wedding band. Today, couples cherish the moment when they slip a wedding ring on the finger of their beloved.
Men’s wedding bands diamonds collections are not as extensive as the variety one finds in women’s collections, but due to a growing interest of modern men in wedding bands with diamonds more styles are introduced into the market.
Diamonds are one of the most popular stones for men’s wedding bands. Their intrinsic characteristics; beauty, strength, and durability, make it easy to associate them with eternal and everlasting love. They are the perfect stone to symbolize the love one shares with a spouse and the deep long lasting bond we so treasure.