Wedding rings are a symbol of union. A union between a man and a woman. This tradition of publicising the union between the man and a woman is a tradition that goes way back to the ancient Egyptians.Then the use of a ring was slightly different then than now. A ring consisted of something that was more commonly available to the Egyptians. Rushes from along the banks of the Nile.Rushes were used to symbolise the union between male and female by braiding a small piece around the finger. This created a never ending circle that symbolised eternity. A never ending circle of love.However although this tradition goes back thousands of years the wearing of mens wedding bands is much newer. It was really only after the second world war that men decided that the wearing of a mens wedding band was an appropriate way to celebrate their new commitment to their bride. (more…)