|It is customary for the Engagement Ring not to be worn
the engagement is announced. Diamonds are still a popular choice
for engagement rings. It is said that a diamond, the hardest and
lustrous gem, will make people lucky in love as well as strong and
Presumably because men are already thought of as courageous they do not
normally wear diamond engagement rings.
are normally made of gold, one of the world's most precious
metals. It is the best man's responsibility to ensure that the
is kept safe on the day of the wedding until it is required at the
The wedding ring is worn on the third finger of the left hand because
Romans believed that a nerve led from this finger straight to the
the seat of love and faithfulness.
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