IN WHICH HAND SHOULD YOUR MEN'S WEDDING RING BE CARRY?
A universal symbol of eternal love and fidelity, this circular jewel represents a promise of marriage, a commitment and the devotion of two partners. Therefore, the choice of this ring exchanged by the two spouses is extremely important. Discover our tips for wearing wedding rings for men as well as the jewelry advantage of making your wedding ring tailor-made.
THE TRADITION OF WEARING AN ENGAGEMENT RING
The attachment to the engagement ring comes from a long tradition that dates back to antiquity when this ring represented the sign of a couple's dowry which was paid. During this period, people were encouraged to wear their engagement ring on the left ring finger because it is on this finger that a vein is directly connected to the heart. The meaning of this engagement ring has evolved up to the present day but remains the sign of an eternal and infinite love.
This tradition of offering an engagement ring to seal one's eternal love and one's "yes" for life has been perpetuated to this day all over the world. Indeed, the engagement ring is an integral part of the official announcement of a marriage. In France, it is common for only the woman to wear an engagement ring that has been purchased beforehand by the man to make the request. This marriage promise is often kept and then combined with the rings that the spouses exchange on the wedding day: the wedding ring.
Why wear your men's engagement ring on the left
If one wishes to perpetuate traditions and customs, it is common for men and women to wear their alliance on the directory of the left hand. However, many women choose to modify this custom by wearing an engagement ring or a wedding ring on a finger other than the frequently chosen one. When it comes to men, it seems more complicated. Indeed, first of all, men are not as accustomed as women to wearing jewelry, especially on the fingers. In addition, the rings being more showy and imposing, it is complicated for men to hide them or hide them unlike bracelets or bracelets.
However, the wedding ring is certainly the ring that we are most likely to see on a man's finger. As for women, this ring, sign of a promise of eternal commitment, is placed on the directory of the left hand, where the vein that goes straight to the heart is located, as if this finger was made to receive the union symbol. The quality of Maison Bäumer jewelry is likely to make you succumb to become the symbol of your commitment for life...
Differences with other countries
Since this is a tradition, it is common that it varies according to the countries of the world. Indeed, if it is customary to wear one's engagement ring or wedding ring on the left hand directory in Switzerland, France or Belgium, other countries such as Spain, Poland, Russia , Austria or Germany have the custom of putting this ring on the directory of the right hand.
Also, in other countries of the world, some men will prefer to wear their engagement ring or their wedding ring on the middle finger of any hand. Directory, ring finger, middle finger or other, it doesn't matter which hand and finger you choose to wear your wedding ring on, the main thing is to feel comfortable.
HOW TO WEAR YOUR RING ACCORDING TO THE MODEL
There are different models of rings for men. More generally, when it is not a wedding band or an engagement ring, men can wear a signet ring on any other finger depending on the style they wish to give themselves.
For this, they will first have to choose the metal: white gold, yellow gold, pink gold, platinum or titanium, these rings will sublimate the appearance of Man. Also, diamond, emerald or other stone can be set on your ring at your convenience.
Pure yellow gold is often used for signet rings and costume rings because it is a classic and timeless metal that is very easy to work with, especially for large pieces such as signet rings.
White gold is an alloy that has been worked: pure gold has been mixed with another metal to obtain a new material. White gold is a very interesting metal because it blends very easily with any stone color and does not tarnish.
In the same color, platinum is regularly used for signet rings. More valuable than gold, platinum is a dense and very rare metal. In fact, it has a high value and is an ideal material for men's jewelry because it is more resistant and durable than gold. In fact, it is more interesting to work.
Finally, titanium can be considered for a ring that has a robustness and a significant solidity while having an incomparable brilliance.
Of all these different materials, the rings and wedding bands have a simple and refined style and will go perfectly with a classic or more dressy outfit.
If you are unable to find the jewel that suits you in a collection of the House, you can also have your wedding rings made-to-measure. Made-to-measure is an advantage because it allows you and your loved one to have wedding rings that suit you and of excellent quality. Diamonds, sapphires, rubies and other stones can be involved in the adventure of creating bespoke jewelry in order to exploit the many possibilities offered by jewelry.
Advice for a covenant
As explained earlier, it is common for a men's wedding band or engagement ring to be worn on the left hand directory. Obviously, it is possible to wear this ring on another finger but it is obvious that if it is on the left directory, people will think that you are married.
Regarding the size of your wedding ring, we advise you to consult the size guide on our website or to go directly to the store so that we can measure the circumference of your ring finger or any other finger.
Tips for a signet ring
The signet ring is a very old piece of jewelry that has been worn since the beginning of the Middle Ages. Jewel resulting from a history and a particular tradition, the signet ring made it possible to affirm its sex, its social rank as well as its position in society. According to tradition, the eldest men in their family wear their signet ring on their left or right directory, either in the same place as their wedding ring, in order to respect the oldest rules of French nobility.
Regarding younger and younger men, the latter initially wore their signet ring on the right little finger.
At Bäumer Vendôme, you can take advantage of the many possibilities of jewelery by making your custom-made signet ring. Made-to-measure is a considerable advantage because it allows you to personalize your ring with the stone or stones you want: diamonds, sapphires, rubies and other precious stones can be set on the latter, of irreparable quality.
Regarding the size of your signet ring, we advise you to consult the size guide on our website or to go directly to the store so that we can measure the circumference of your finger.
Nowadays, many men wear their signet ring on their little finger for convenience and ease.
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