This Is the Reason Why Wedding Rings Are Worn on the 4th Finger (12 Pics)

Posted on Apr 27, 2016

Traditionally, we wear our wedding rings on the 4th finger, which is also known as the ring finger. But did you know that there is an incredible explanation as to why everyone in the world does this? Check out how the ring finger got its name.

1. An Ancient Tradition

An Ancient Tradition
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Wedding rings have been used since ancient Egypt, nearly 5,000 years ago. In Egypt, and in many other ancient cultures, wearing wedding rings was an important custom.
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