Wedding Bands History Fact Sheet
Wedding bands and engagement rings have a rich history. Though the rings themselves have changed and cultural meanings have evolved, a ring on the fourth finger of the left hand has long been a way to show the world that you are in love. Wedding rings today can be found in traditional gold, platinum and diamond styles as well as unique gemstone, titanium and stainless steel varieties. Learning a bit about wedding band and engagement ring history can help you decide what type of wedding jewelry is right for you.