In many Western countries, the tradition of wearing an engagement ring on the fourth finger on the left hand, (the left ring finger on the ring finger guide below), can be traced back to the Ancient Romans. They believed this finger had a vein that ran directly to the heart, the Vena Amoris, meaning ‘vein of love’.
Do you wear engagement ring everyday?
The simple answer is: YES! An engagement ring is not only meant to be worn prior to the wedding, but also during the marriage. Since the ring is meant to be worn for a lifetime, many couples decide to go for top quality.
How much do I spend on an engagement ring?
General Rule: You should spend at least 2 months salary on the engagement ring. If, for example, you are making $60,000 per year, you should spend $10,000 on the engagement ring.
Which finger is for engagement ring in Nigeria?
For men and women, the engagement ring and wedding ring go on the left hand. Some call the appropriate finger the ‘engagement ring finger’ or refer to it as the ‘wedding ring finger’ or ‘marriage finger’. All terms point to the same third finger of the left hand.
Can I propose without a ring?
The answer is yes, you can propose in any way, shape, and manner that you believe speaks to your unique love story. For some, a ring is a physical symbol of the emotional commitment their partner is willing to make for them. For others, it’s the commitment itself that’s important, not the jewelry that’s attached to it.