You asked: Why do Chinese wear wedding ring on right hand?

Why do Scandinavians wear wedding ring on right hand?

The power and authority came from the right hand of God–the ‘right hand’ meaning Christ. Therefore wearing the ring on the right hand–in Christ and through Christ–blessed the marriage. Both men and women wear the wedding ring in Norway.

Do Chinese wear wedding rings?

Many Chinese put the ring away to protect it, except for important holidays, such as anniversaries. In Chinese tradition, higher status for men was signified by having several young female partners or concubines. A ring denies that status. For this reason, many modern Chinese men do not wear a wedding ring.

Which countries wear wedding ring on right hand?

Countries such as Sweden and Finland also share in this tradition. Of course in many countries today it is quite normal for the wedding ring to be worn on the right hand. People in Austria, Latvia, Russia, Norway, Poland, and parts of Spain and Portugal all wear wedding rings on the right hand!

What documents do I need to marry in China?

(1) A certificate of marriageability (2) A certificate of birth (3) Household registration book (hukou) (4) A health certificate (obtainable from a regional-level local hospital) (5) A signed statement that there are no shared direct family relations within three generations with the prospective spouse.

Can a US citizen marry in China?

Marriages in China are registered according to the laws of China. U.S. diplomatic and consular officers do not have the authority to perform marriages and are not required to witness the marriages of U.S. citizens that take place overseas.

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