Your vintage engagement ring symbolizes a formal promise of everlasting devotion. The custom of wearing the engagement ring on the fourth finger of the left hand derives from an ancient Roman text. which describes the "vena amoris" (vein of love), a vein that leads directly to the heart. HUGO KOHL vintage engagement rings are designed to be beautiful and infused with symbolic, allegorical messages about love, promises for the future, acknowledgement of our shared past and how we strive to commit ourselves to one another. Coupled with a HUGO KOHL wedding band, they make a powerful statement of loyalty and fidelity.