Many residents of Delaware that are of Irish descent search for ways to include their heritage into their wedding. The first to take on the Irish flair are the wedding rings.
Wedding rings are the couple’s pledge of commitment to each other and their love. The ring is placed on the fourth finger of the left hand. This tradition is based on the thought that the blood line in this finger is connected to the heart.
The betrothal ritual begins with the exchange of property between the groom and the bride's family. The gold ring is a part of the property exchange. The ring is an unbroken circle, considered to be a symbol of perfection. Choosing a ring that represents your Irish heritage will be a daily reminder of your promise of commitment to each other and a tribute to your family and its heritage.
There are several styles of Irish wedding rings that can be used as wedding rings: the Claddagh, Celtic knot bands and emerald rings.
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