Fun Wedding Fact Friday-Rings

Zales, Kay, and Tiffany’s. These are just a few jewelry stores that you may have looked at to search for your dream wedding ring.

Women have been wearing rings for the last 5000 years but it was not until the 20th century that men took on the tradition too.

During the World Wars soldiers would wear wedding rings as a means of remembering their loved ones. It is only after the Korean War that male wedding bands took on the sentimental value they have today. At this time the creation of matching wedding rings increased and designs specifically for men came about.

It is interesting to see how traditions have changed over time.