What Is the Meaning of a Thumb Ring?

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The thumb ring has different meaning, for instance it is used as a status symbol when worn by men. It was also used to imply or to symbolise that the wearer is committed and in a certain relationship.
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A thumb ring means exactly what you want it to mean or nothing if you want it to mean that also. There are many meanings put to wearing thumb rings, such as independence, individuality or awareness. I know drummers wear thumb rings because they cannot wear rings on the other fingers while drumming. So go figure.
The meaning of the thumb ring dates back to the Egyptian times when Egyptian women would adorn themselves with beautiful jewelery, the thumb ring was worn to protect the wearer from evil.
The meaning of a thumb ring is thought to be that the wearer is homosexual. This may not be true because many people who are not homosexual enjoy wearing thumb rings as well. The first thumb rings were worn by archers to protect their fingers and thumb.
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A ring with an ornate design. According to the anthropology museum at the University of Missouri, "Early examples of archers' thumb rings have been found in Zhou dynasty (1100
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For most people these days - no it means nothing.
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It has been said that Julia Roberts started the trend in her movie "Dying Young". One of the biggest reason why people wear thumb rings is just like any other trend, because
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People often say that if a man wears a ring on his thumb it makes him gay. No, having sex with other men makes you gay. A plain silver ring in my opinion can look good on some men's
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