Wedding and Engagement Rings: Customs From Around the World
1. Most people in the United States, England, France and Canada wear their engagement rings on their left hand, because of the old tradition that a vein in the fourth finger of the right hand ran directly to the heart. But in plenty of other countries, including Germany, Russia, India and Norway, brides wear their engagement rings and wedding bands on the right hand instead.
2. In years gone by, the exchange of the wedding ring at the wedding cer... more