A ring is a round band, usually in metal, worn as ornamental jewelry around the finger, or sometimes the toe; it is the most common current meaning of the word “ring”. A normal ring is a finger ring; other types of rings worn as ornaments are earrings, bracelets for the wrist, armlets or arm rings, toe rings and neck rings, but except perhaps for toe rings, the plain term “ring” is not normally used to refer to these. Rings are traditionally usually in metal but can be of almost any material: metal, plastic, stone, wood, bone, glass, or gemstone to name a few. They may be set with a gem or stone of some sort, which is often a precious or semi-precious gemstone such as diamond, ruby, sapphire or emerald, but can also be of almost any material.
Women are more conscious about fashion. When they select jewelry, you will see them worried; which earring, which ring and which bracelet is best and matching to their dress? Now a day, finger rings are becoming popular among women. Ring finger uses in many occasions: weeding, engagement, causal and many more. You can find silver, gold, metal and diamond rings. Diamond rings can affordable only for upper to upper class.
Medical science discovered how the circulatory system functioned; people believed that a vein ran directly from the fourth finger on the left hand to the heart, because of the hand-heart connection. People mostly chose fourth finger of the left hand for love ring in the shape of weeding ring and engagement ring. In Pakistani culture, a wedding ring is traditionally worn in left hand finger.
Left or Right Hand:
In Christian, and some Roman Catholic and Protestant countries such as Serbia, Bulgaria, Russia, Greece, Georgia, Ukraine, Poland, Austria, Hungary, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, Spain, Venezuela, and India, the wedding ring is worn on the ring finger of the right hand.
In other countries, such as Pakistan, Ireland, Sweden, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Mexico, Australia, South Africa, Canada, New Zealand, the USA and the UK, it is generally worn on the ring finger of the left hand, although right hand wearing is becoming more common. In Brazil, the ring is worn on the right hand until the actual wedding day, when it’s exchanged to the left hand.
The ring is more noticeable on the right hand due to the traditional trembling of right hands in greeting; however it may be better protected from wear in the majority right-handed wearers by being on the left.
Mostly women wear rings on their left and right both hands. Now women wear rings in causal uses. You can find it on low cost of anywhere. In Pakistan, you can see beggars who wear a lot of rings finger only showing their sufinism. It is concept that who wore many rings, he is belonging to sufinism. But now, it has become the tradition to wear rings as a fashion.