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6/5/13 at 11:22 PM 0 Comments

What Does the Wedding Ring Symbolize?

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Since June is the most popular month for weddings, here are some interesting wedding statistics:

According to Soundvision, "2.3 million couples wed every year in the US. That breaks down to nearly 6,200 weddings a day." 80% of weddings take place in churches and synagogues.

TheHistoryOf.net reports that the wedding ring originated in Egypt. Reeds growing along the Nile River were shaped into rings.

This infographic by Wedding in Croatia explains the tradition of why the wedding ring is worn on the ring finger.

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