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Dreaming About a Wedding Ring – Meaning and Symbolism

In many cultures, a wedding ring is an important symbol of commitment and love. In dreams, the appearance of a wedding ring on your finger may indicate that you are in love or have strong feelings for someone. It could also indicate that you will soon marry and find happiness with your significant other. 

There are hundreds of possible interpretations when it comes to dreams about wedding rings. In this article, we’ll take a look at a few of these and the meanings behind them.  

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Dreaming About a Wedding Ring – Some Common Scenarios  

Symbolism and meaning of dreaming about a wedding ring

Here’s a look at some of the most common wedding ring dream scenarios that could help you interpret yours.  

1. Dreaming of a Wedding Ring on Your Finger  

If you’re already married, seeing an actual wedding band on your hand signifies that you need to your marriage seriously. If there’s no one special who has caught your eye yet, this dream could be a sign that your soulmate may be just around the corner.  

2. Dreaming of a Wedding Ring on Someone Else’s Finger 

Seeing another person’s wedding ring in your dream means that you’re actively looking for love. It can also signify that you’re craving a commitment or are finally ready to settle down.  

3. Dreaming of Buying a Wedding Ring 

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Dreaming about purchasing a wedding band symbolizes commitment and hopefulness toward love. This dream could also mean that you may be careless with your money and you probably need to cut down your expenses. If you save as much as you can now, you may find yourself prepared to deal with certain financial problems that could crop up in the future.  

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4. Dreaming about Giving Someone a Wedding Ring 

If you see yourself giving someone a wedding ring in a dream, the dream could be telling you something about yourself and not the other person. When you don’t know the person you’re gifting the ring to, it could represent a strong emotional bond between you and the people around you.  

If you do know the person, it could symbolize a strong, emotional bond between you and that specific person you dreamed about.  

5. Dreaming of a Gold Wedding Ring  

Gold rings in dreams generally represent success, fame, and prosperity. Therefore, if you dreamt about receiving a gold wedding ring, ask yourself what you’ve managed to achieve recently that made it feel like the hard work was all worthwhile.  

6. Dreaming of a Silver Wedding Ring 

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To dream of wearing a silver wedding ring could mean that you’re feeling burdened by something or that something will try to hold you back from achieving your goals. It could be a sign that the people you thought were your friends may actually be trying to hold you back from moving forward in life.  

7. Dreaming of Selling a Wedding Ring  

To dream of selling a wedding ring represents the end of a relationship. It’s also a sign that you may need to work on accepting and overcoming certain events from your past in order to move on. Although easier said than done, this may be the best or only way for you to move on and start a new relationship.  

8. Dreaming of Losing Your Wedding Ring  

Losing your engagement or wedding ring can represent the failure of your relationship or loss of faith in love itself. This may be caused by too many problems within the relationship, which could have led to this moment. Regardless of how much effort you put into saving it, things may not be working out.  

This dream could be telling you that it’s time to make an important decision: To either work on saving your relationship or to end things before they get any worse.   

9. Dreaming of Being Given a Wedding Ring  

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If you’re married, to dream of being given a wedding ring, implies that you will stay happily married, hopefully for the rest of your life. If you’re single, it could mean that someone you have a crush on will soon reveal their feelings for you. For someone who’s in a relationship, this dream could mean that the relationship will be taken to the next level.  

10. Dreaming of Finding a Lost Wedding Ring  

To dream that you’ve found your missing wedding ring signifies that you’re on the right path toward success and happiness. It’s possible that everything may be falling into place, causing things to go well for you, which makes this a very positive dream. It can also mean that you will soon receive some good news or that you will soon find true love.  

11. Dreaming of Throwing Away a Wedding Ring  

If you dream of throwing away a wedding ring, whether it’s yours or someone else’s, it could be a warning sign that something negative may soon happen. It could also mean that you’re finally letting go of your past and moving on to the future.  

12. Dreaming of a Broken or Rusty Wedding Ring  

Dreaming of a broken or rusty wedding ring often implies that someone in a relationship may be betraying their partner or is being unfaithful. If the ring was cracked but not completely broken, it represents misunderstandings and quarrels between you and your significant other.  

Wrapping Up  

Dreams about wedding rings can have many interpretations, both positive and negative. By remembering as many of the details of the dream as possible and trying to interpret it, you’d be able to gain a clear understanding of what could be going on in your waking life. Sometimes, such dreams can also prepare you for what’s to come or help you find solutions to certain problems you may be facing.  

For more dream interpretations, check out the dreams about a wedding and an ex getting married.

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Dani Rhys
Dani Rhys

Dani Rhys has worked as a writer and editor for over 15 years. She holds a Masters degree in Linguistics and Education, and has also studied Political Science, Ancient History and Literature. She has a wide range of interests ranging from ancient cultures and mythology to Harry Potter and gardening. She works as the chief editor of Symbol Sage but also takes the time to write on topics that interest her.