The ancient sages claimed that the effectiveness of a ring made of any metal, regardless of whether it is with a stone or not, manifests itself in three areas of the biofield:

  • protects its holder from dangers and makes it resistant to all sorts of negative influences;

  • heals, that is, restores certain functions of the body that have been impaired, eliminating physical pain and giving strength;

  • the person at his disposal becomes sensitive to certain messages that he would never have felt without this decoration.

But that’s all: in order to attract good luck, love and prosperity, you need to know which fingers you can wear rings on. After all, each of them has its own meaning for different peoples of the world.

On which finger should a Jew wear a ring?

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In ancient Egypt, there was a custom to wear a ring on the left hand on the ring finger. It was believed that the «nerve of love» was coming to him. This practice was common among the ancient Jews.

The groom, during the marriage ceremony, removed the ring from the index finger of his left hand and put it on the bride to bless the girl, and she never forgot that she was married.

Which finger should Muslims wear a ring on?

The Qur’an says that Muslims are forbidden to wear gold jewelry. It is believed that the energy of this precious metal cuts the body. The exception is a thin silver ring weighing up to 4.375 grams. Men are not allowed to wear rings on their middle and index fingers.

In Islam, there is no tradition of exchanging rings, but it is allowed to present them at a wedding. It is believed that such a ring, worn on the index or ring finger of a woman, attracts well-being to the family.

On which fingers are Buddhists allowed to wear a ring?

There is also no place for rings in the Buddhist rite. But according to Buddhist beliefs about the flow of life, the ring finger is responsible for family well-being. This means that a married man can wear a ring with ceremonial inscriptions. Spouses exchange commemorative rings and wear them on the ring finger to harmonize relations.

In India, any finger is allowed to be decorated with a ring, even the little finger. Traditions provide for a ceremony during which the groom crowns the index finger of the bride’s right hand, which is occupied with gold jewelry. Only after the wedding, the wife can wear a ring with symbols on the phalanx of the middle finger.

On which finger can Orthodox Christians and Catholics wear a silver ring?

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In Orthodoxy in Ukraine, Hungary, Belarus, Germany, Russia, Austria, the Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, the ring is put on the ring finger of the right hand. According to Christian teaching, the right hand is connected to a guardian angel, which is transferred to a person at baptism and brings him good luck and helps in achieving goals.

There is a belief that the left side is impure and sinful, while the right side is right and just. It is customary to sign all kinds of documents with the right hand.

In Germany, newlyweds wear rings before the wedding on the left ring finger, and after — on the right.

In Catholicism, the wedding ring is worn on the left, while in widowhood it is worn on the right. This is explained with the conviction that the right hand is located closer to the heart. In the Middle Ages, a number of decrees were issued in different countries about which finger to put on the ring — both right and left hands. Catholics sincerely believe in the protective properties of the ring as a family amulet and pass it on from generation to generation.

It doesn’t really matter which finger you wear your engagement or wedding ring on. According to tradition, it, as a symbol of fidelity, should be without relief inserts, inscriptions and precious stones.

There has long been a proverb: «How smooth the ring will be, the life of the young will be just as smooth.» Today, this proverb is no longer so important, and many consider it superstition. Newlyweds engrave on rings, use different metals, even steel.

The most important thing is to like the ring, it was pleasant to wear it. It is these silver products that are presented in the assortment of the Silvers online store catalog. Buy and wear with pleasure.