All about rings – 10 Types and their Significance

The band that encapsulates your finger isn’t the only type of ring there is. Thanks to incessant innovation in the field of fashion, we now have a wide range of ring types, each particular style trying to outshine another. The best part is this; all of them are easily lovable and outright amazing.

We’ve put together a list of the different types of rings available for you to help you build your own personal collection. Make sure all of them are in it.

So here we go!

Championship Ring

Champion Ring

Similar rings that are handed over to members of the winning teams in sports events. It feels great to be a part of the “gang”!

Class Ring

Class Ring

Class Ring

Worn by students of high schools and universities, class rings usually commemorate graduation. It consists of a metal band with a specific pattern, which could be the school’s mascot or motto, or a center stone which reflects the school’s colors.

Engagement Ring

Engagement Ring

Now who wouldn’t recognize this one?

It is clearly the most popular ring type and it symbolizes that the wearer is engaged to be married. Usually, it is given by the man to the lady. Such rings vary in style and gemstone, based on personal preference. However, representing eternal love, diamond engagement rings are by far the most popular.

Eternity Ring

Eternity Ring

Signifying eternal love and loyalty, eternity rings are gifted to wives on special occasions like anniversaries. Typically, it has a metal band with gemstones around the circumference, giving the ring a uniform, infinite look.

Mood Ring

Mood Ring

Mood rings are known to change color due to the change in body temperature or surrounding areas, which is believed to reflect the wearer’s mood as well. The change is due to the ring’s thermos-chromic liquid crystals. Now you really can wear your emotions on your hands!

Mother’s Ring

Mother's Ring

Mother’s Ring

A commemorative ring, it’s worn by mothers, and usually contains the son’s birthstone.

Promise Ring

Promise Ring

Promise Ring

A pre-engagement ring that typically signifies a specific commitment or promise to one’s partner. Pearls and small diamonds are popular gemstones for promise rings. However, any ring can be a promise ring as long as the giver and recipient clearly know what it stands for.

Purity Ring

Purity Ring

Purity Ring

A simple ring, it symbolizes faith and a commitment to remain a virgin until marriage. Sometimes, a purity ring contains an inscription regarding the vow.

Signet Ring

Signet Ring

Signet Ring

Bearing a family’s coat of arms or initials of the wearer, signet rings were popular centuries ago but remain in vogue among traditional families. They were also useful in making impressions of the seal with wax.

Wedding Ring

Worn on the left hand’s middle finger, wedding rings symbolize marriage. The style and material can vary, depending upon preference and budget.
Do you know about any other types of rings that signify an emotion, event or phase of life? Let us know!

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