There is not a universally accepted or understood meaning to wearing a ring on the thumb. Spiritualists, however, assign each finger a name and a significance, and a thumb ring could indirectly relate to such beliefs. More »

A thumb ring is a symbol of wealth and influence in many societies. Such rings tend to be large or slightly bulky to reinforce their symbolism. They typically are not extravagant, gaudy or overly expensive in appearance. More »

The meaning, or lack thereof, of thumb rings varies according to culture, For some men, a thumb ring is simply a statement of wealth or influence, whereas in some subcultures, a thumb ring indicates the wearer is gay. More »

A thumb ring is a symbol of wealth and influence in many societies. Such rings tend to be large or slightly bulky to reinforce their symbolism. They typically are not extravagant, gaudy or overly expensive in appearance. More »

Markings on a ring that indicate "14k HGE" mean the ring contains 14-karat gold in "heavy gold electroplate," which indicates that the gold is not pure or solid gold but is a covering for some other metal. Normally, this... More »

The ever-changing colors of a mood ring represent the wearer's mood at any given moment. For instance, blue represents a feeling of calm, and black represents severe stress and tension. Mood rings are designed with liqui... More »

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The stamp inside a ring, bracelet or other piece of jewelry is used by the manufacturer to indicate the manufacturer's or designer's name, the metal purity and type. Called hallmarks or assay marks, there are a very larg... More »