Gifting a ring depicts a lot of societal value in today’s time.  A ring is understood to be a token of commitment among couples and even close friends.

A ring can be given for many purposes, it can be given to take the relationship to the next level or you just want to give her a piece of jewellery that reminds them about you every time they wear it.  Although gifting the ring is popular in almost all parts of the world, it can be said that it was started in Rome where, the Roman wives wore rings attached to small keys indicating their husband’s ownership.

In the year 1477,  Archduke Maximilian of Austria commissioned the first engagement ring for his beloved Mary of Burgundy.  Although that time the rings were kept simple it was the Victorians that popularised engagement rings mixed with Diamonds, gemstones, precious metals and other kinds of enamel to make it prettier and sentimental.

The tradition is followed even today, a diamond’s purity has now become a symbol of  the depth of a man’s commitment to his beloved woman almost in all corners of the world. If you have been confused on whether to or not  gift a ring, this article will tell you about the benefits of wearing a ring.

There is no particular or dedicated reason to gift a ring but there are few reasons why a ring makes the best gift of all times! Read on!

  • Health advantage

It is said that rings work like a pressure therapy on the body and helps cure many diseases.  In fact, studies have proved that gold ring gives relaxing effect for the body and emits warm soothing energy that quickens the healing process within the body.

A ring also circulates energy throughout the body.  Gold ring also helps regulate body temperature and helps cure night sweats, sudden chills and hot flashes.

  • Astrological benefits

The Indian Science of astrology claims that wearing rings with birthstones helps cure the flaws in the birth chart apart from strengthening overall luck. Astrologers believe that wearing a particular kind of ring can have a profound effect on a person’s body.  For example, Gold is considered to give warmth and the body while silver is responsible for keeping it cool and calm. In fact, A person who is experiencing a lot of anger and mood swings is advised to wear a pearl mounted in a silver ring to remain calm and composed.

  • Historical Trend

Do you know that there is a reason why rings are worn on the third finger of the left hand?  The story of wearing the wedding ring on the left hand can be traced back to ancient Rome where people believed that there is a vein in the fourth finger of the left hand that directly runs to one’s heart.  Because of this belief, they named that vein “Vena Amoris” or the vein of love!

As far as the medical sciences are concerned,  silver and gold have different health benefits and have been traditionally used in many cultures for centuries.  Silver has a proven track record for having active antimicrobial agents at five different kinds of infections along with cold and flu and help to heal wounds. It also helps in improving the energy levels and helps maintain a good immunity.  Silver has a long history in the field of sterilization as it is considered one of the pure metals and this is the reason why small babies are fed food in silverware.