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EUROPEAN WOMEN WEAR WEDDING BANDS ON THE RIGHT HAND.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Wedding ring

Date learned: 02-22-1968

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IT IS A KNOWN FACT THAT CERTAIN COUNTIES IN IRELAND DO
NOT EMPLOY THE USE OF CONVENTIONAL WEDDING CEREMONIES
AND RINGS. IN GALLOWAY, FOR EXAMPLE, THE PRIEST
HAS A SPECIAL BLESSING FOR A COUPLE WHO GETS MARRIED.
THE COUPLE EXCHANGE WHAT ARE CALLED "CLATTER RINGS."
EACH RING DEPICTS THE HANDS OF THE BLESSED MOTHER
HOLDING A HEART OF GOLD. THESE ARE THE CUSTOMARY
WEDDING RINGS IN THAT AREA.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; IRELAND

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Wedding ring

Date learned: 11-15-1969

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THE GROOM NEVER CARRIES THE WEDDING RING. TO DO SO IS
BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Wedding ring

Date learned: 03-21-1968

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UPON PLACING THE WEDDING RING ON THE BRIDE'S FINGER,
THE GROOM SHOULD MAKE A WISH FOR THEIR FUTURE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Wedding ring

Date learned: 11-14-1969

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IN INDIA THE WOMEN WEAR A RING IN THEIR SECOND
TOE AS A SIGN OF MARRIAGE.

Where learned: INDIA

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Wedding ring

Date learned: 10-24-1968

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EXCHANGING RINGS AT A WEDDING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Wedding ring

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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