Published on December 6, 2015
For many, a wedding band is a beautiful and important symbol of a couple’s commitment. For others, it seems unnecessary, uncomfortable, and even heavy-handed. The value of the tradition is being debated in pop culture, with royalty, celebrities and ordinary folks taking varying positions: Some embrace the custom, some reject it altogether and others elect for creative alternatives. But before you slip a wedding band on (or off!), consider the meaning behind the practice.