Do you want to get married in 2012 and put on latest wedding dresses 2012? Then do you know the means of wedding rings? Here are the answers. In a wedding, there is a very important segment which is bride and groom exchanging rings. You wear the beautiful wedding dresses follow by bridesmaid wearing the bridesmaid dresses 2012, and wait your groom to wear the rings on your finger, and you are some. It is a happy time.
The wedding band’s shape represents an unbroken promise of love and
commitment. The circle has no beginning and no end; therefore, the
marriage has no end. It is believed that many past cultures shared the
same beliefs about the circles.
There is, however, another theory behind the ring’s shape. Many
religions consider marriage as “half of the religion.” Some historians
say that the wedding ring represents two halves coming together to form a
united whole. By completing the circle, primitive man also completed
The Ties that Bind
The earliest wedding rings were not placed around the finger, but around
the extremities. Since mortality rates were high and life expectancies
were low, people came to the conclusion that a person’s spirit could
just flow out of the body, ending his life. They often tried interesting
and superstitious ideas to keep the spirit intact. For example, an
ancient husband would wrap twigs and grass around his new wife’s ankles
and wrists, believing this would prolong her life.
Straight to the Heart
In ancient times, the Egyptians and the Romans shared the belief that a
vein from the fourth finger lead directly to the heart. As such, it
seemed a logical place for the placement of the wedding band. The
practice was passed down and the fourth finger is now universally known
as the ring finger. Science has since disproved that theory, but it is
still romantic to think that our wedding rings are on a direct path to
To Love and to Honor
Archaeologists have found references to wedding rings among the Ancient
Egyptians’ hieroglyphics. The Egyptians shaped twigs, hemp, or plant
stems into circles and placed them on their brides’ ring fingers. The
plant rings quickly decayed or were broken and had to be frequently
replaced. The circles represented undying love, much as they do today.
Apparently they did not represent fidelity, though, as many of the
Ancient Egyptians were polygamous.