The history of the men's ring goes back to ancient times. At that time, only rich and wealthy men used this accessory to show their wealth, power and influence. Of course, men's rings have other meanings today; For example, men indicate with their rings whether they are available or not, that is, they indicate that they are single or married with a gold ring.
You should know that the concepts of different designs of rings are not understood by everyone. Even the person who bought the design may not even know exactly what it means. For example, you may be interested to know that hereditary rings and love rings often have to be worn on the little finger.
But in general, men's jewelry has not changed much since ancient times. Prominent figures in ancient Egypt used gold artifacts to adorn their appearance; from earrings to rings and necklaces.
Men still use a variety of jewelry, from necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings to piercings and tie clips and cufflinks.
Of course, in some societies, some of these items are considered taboo, and it is not uncommon for men to hang gold rings around the corners of their eyebrows. But things like a wedding watch or ring, for example, are common in most countries.
In this regard, it should be noted that famous brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton or Butga Venta have designed very beautiful products for men that break the public view of some taboos.
Historical knowledge about men's rings
The ancient Egyptians believed that a vessel connected the ring finger to the heart.
The Pope seal, known as the fisherman's ring, was made in the 13th century and was used to sign official correspondence until 1842.
In ancient Rome, only the wealthy and aristocracy had the right to use gold, and the rest had to use iron.
The most expensive ring in the world is called "Pink Star", which has a prominent pink diamond of 60-59 carats, which was sold in 2017 for 71 million dollars.
Wearing several rings on each hand has become fashionable in Europe in recent years.
During the Renaissance, they wore rings that had a compartment for hiding documents.
The English kings wore special crown rings which showed that they were spiritually connected to the country.
It is possible that after death, your remains will be pressed into a diamond and then placed on a stirrup; which will be an interesting but sad souvenir for your loved ones.
The heaviest ring in the world is called "Najmat Taiba" which weighs more than 132 pounds and is also decorated and designed with 11 pounds of precious stones.
Weird right? Believe it or not it’s true! The ring is huge and created by Mikhail Meshkov.
Solutions to prevent skin allergies with jewelry
It must have happened to you that your skin reacts by wearing some accessories. You might think that this reaction is only against rhinestones, but sometimes these allergic reactions are caused by metals that are commonly used as alloys in jewelry such as cobalt, nickel and chromium.
So if your skin becomes red and itchy after wearing any men's ring, the best solution is to remove it immediately and do not even touch it anymore.
Perhaps the question in your mind is what to do now with these jewels to which our skin is sensitive? The first step is to see a doctor and get tested for allergies to these metals; which is a quick and painless test and the results will be available to you immediately. Then, once you know exactly which metal your skin is reacting to, simply stay away from jewelry that contains that metal forever.
Recent research has shown that the most common metal to which most people are sensitive is nickel; unfortunately, this substance is present in most alloys of rings. We suggest that you go for pure, alloy-free metals such as silver, 24-carat gold, or tungsten if you do not have an economic problem.
Also for people with sensitive skin, there are accessories made of silicone, wood and ceramics on the market that can be used safely.
In order to use and enjoy your ring for a long time, you should take good care of them and clean it from time to time. The easiest way to clean your accessory is to go to a skilled jeweler and use their services. But if you want to do it yourself, all you need is water, mild detergent, a soft toothbrush and a clean cotton cloth to dry.
Also, a soft cloth for polishing jewelry is an easy and convenient way to remove light and small stains. Be careful not to use rough abrasives if your gemstone is used in your accessories so that it does not get scratched and exposed to high humidity.
Another method is cotton, which is immersed in hydrogen peroxide and makes your jewelry shine like the first day. If you use wooden accessories, be careful not to get them wet. In general, jewelry should not come into contact with strong chemicals or chlorinated water. Because these materials severely damage the accessory and cause discoloration or loosening of its precious stones.
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