Wedding rings signify great sentiments. It is a symbol of love which a couple is supposed to wear for a lifetime. In most western culture, a wedding ring is worn on the ring finger of the left hand. No one can ever say when the tradition of wearing rings on wedding had started. According to history, it is assumed that the tradition of wearing rings had started in Egypt about 4,800 years ago. Later Romans adopted this system in their own unique style. The man who claimed a woman would present her a ring made of iron. This is a symbol of strength and permanence.