Engagement ring ceremony

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There is good bit of symbolism regarding the wedding band and engagement ring. The rings are worn on the third finger of the left-hand because of the belief that a veinin that finger leads directly to the heart.

Traditionally the wedding band is worn on the inside so that it can be closest to the heart. Sometimes in the ceremony we have the groom place the engagement ring back on the bride’s finger after he puts the wedding band there.

We use this wording here or something similar:

As wedding rings are symbols of marriage, an engagement ring is a symbol of promise and intent.

Now that the intention is realized and the promise fulfilled, GROOM, will place the engagement ring above the wedding band.

The love which has brought them together will always protect and sustain their marriage.

(Groom places engagement ring on the brides finger).

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4 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. Excellent read, I just passed this onto a colleague who was doing a little research on that.

    And he actually bought me lunch since I found it for him smile Thus let me rephrase that: Thank you for lunch!

    • You’re welcome and thank you for your comment! I hope lunch was good. 🙂

  2. The most significant trend in engagement ring is for each couple to determine the rings that they adore the very best.
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    • Very true.

      Sometimes it can be a challenge to go “shopping” for rings while leaving the popping of the question as a surprise.


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