Wedding Rings Intertwined

By Julie •  Updated: 10/27/21 •  3 min read

The word ‘love’ is one of the most powerful words in the English language. It’s not just used to describe an emotion, but a belief, as well. People who have truly found true love will have their wedding rings interwoven. This symbolizes the union of two lives and all that they hold. For some couples, this is a simple symbol, while others are more dramatic and colorful.

The History of Intertwined Rings

This tradition began in ancient times when marriage was considered a sacred contract between two families. To make sure that no one broke the agreement and had their child without the other’s consent, people wore two rings on their fingers to represent the contract between them. The belief was that if either person wanted to leave the other at any time, they would have to break both rings at once and give them back to their partner. This means that these people truly loved each other so much that they would not allow anyone else to take their place in their hearts and homes. These rings were made from gold or silver so that there would be no doubt about which person was carrying which ring or whether or not it was broken. Even today you can find wedding bands with interwoven rings on them.

The Symbolism of Intertwined Rings

Intertwined rings are used to represent a lifetime of commitment between two people. The rings symbolize the two lives that will be merged together as one and no one else will ever come between them. When two people are joined together by true love, they become a united whole. This means that they are forever committed to each other and their lives will never be separated.

For those who have lost their true love, the interwoven rings symbolize the bond that they shared and how close they were in life and in death. If a person’s ring is broken, it means that their bond was broken or if someone steals their ring, it means that they no longer belong to them.

If someone’s wedding ring is stolen, this person is probably looking for a new partner because there is no doubt that they have found true love with another person who has also stolen their ring.

Intertwined rings represent the interdependence of two people and their love for each other. This symbolism is not only found in wedding rings, but also in engagement rings and promise rings. Intertwined rings are symbolic of love and commitment and are worn to show their bond with each other. The symbol is one of unity and strength.

How to Wear Intertwined Rings

Wearing interwoven rings is a simple, yet powerful way to show your commitment to your partner. You can either wear the interwoven rings together or one on each hand. You can also use this symbolism in other ways. If you want to create a unity symbol, you can have one ring on each hand and interweave them together.

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Julie is an editor and writer who loves to write about getting engaged and wedding preparations. She’s also a wedding photographer on the side. Julie received her degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. Julie lives in Texas with her husband and their three kids. As a couple they enjoy spending time on Texas’ South Padre Island beaches, and they also love to hike in the Texas Hill Country. As well as being parents to kids, Julie and her husband are also pet parents to two dogs, three cats, and a 50 gallon tank of beautiful tropical fish.