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Typically, wedding rings are worn on the left hand. This tradition started with the ancient Egyptians, who believed that a very delicate vein ran from the third finger on the left hand straight to the heart. More »

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In the United States, women usually wear their wedding rings on their left hands. This varies by area and culture — for example, in part of Europe, the wedding ring is worn on the right hand. More »

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The groom wears the wedding ring on the left hand, just like the bride. Some people think this tradition derived from a Roman belief. More »

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