The historical origins of the ring

- May 17, 2018-

Data suggest that China has been wearing rings about more than 4,000 years ago. It was common for women to wear rings in the Qin and Han dynasties. The Eastern Han Dynasty, the folk have the ring as a gift, young men and women often to give the ring to express love.

In the Tang Dynasty, the ring as a token of tokens more prevalent, and has continued to this day. It is reported that the ring originated in ancient Chinese court. Women wear rings to remember. The ring is a sign of "abstain" and "stop". At that time Emperor three palace six courtyard, 72 concubines. In the harem was the emperor's Fancy, the eunuch wrote down the date of her accompany the monarch, and on her right hand wearing a silver ring as a mark.

When the Empress pregnancy, inform the eunuch, wear a gold ring on the left hand, to show the body. Later the ring became a keepsake for marriage. European women wear rings in the 14th century. On which finger, there is also an agreed custom: The index finger said to want to marry is to express the proposal; the middle finger means to be in love; the ring finger indicates to be engaged or married; Thumbs usually don't wear rings. The ring should be worn on the left hand, which is a custom accepted by all the countries in the world.