Ring Etiquette
Annotated's Guide to which finger to where your ring on

Traditionally graduation rings are worn on the ring finger of the right hand. But we think the other fingers also make viable options for your graduation ring. With a little help from Pinterest, we have compiled a collection of images to help you decide which finger is right for you:

The Pinky

Perfect for: The Signet Ring
Palmistry: Named after the winged messenger god, Mercury, the little finger is thought to reveal communication abilities and be the centre of self-expression.
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The Ring Finger

Perfect for: The Graduation Ring Traditionalist (usually right-hand)
Palmistry: Believed to show an individual’s creative potential
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Middle Finger

Perfect for: The unconventional choice
Palmistry: The finger of discipline and balance
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Index Finger

Perfect for: Every day
Palmistry: The finger of Jupiter thought to depict the power of self or ego
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The Thumb

Perfect for: The band ring
Palmistry: The centre of will-power
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The Story of Annotated’s Education Collaboration 

Originally created by three friends at the University of Oxford looking for a different, but elegant way to celebrate and cherish their undergraduate memories,

This project goes back to the beginnings of the small design studio that preceded our company.

Since those earliest days, Annotated has stood for the idea that, by making things well, we could imbue our products with a sense of soul. You can feel it the moment you touch one of our Signet rings.

And being the children of university lecturers and teachers it was natural for us to combine this with the notion of celebrating education and studying for its own sake.

Over the years, the Annotated graduation ring has become our definition of one-of-a-kind and bespoke: completely made-to-order in collaboration with its owner and crafted by hand from precious metals.

Whether a graduand is someone who typically is interested in fine jewellery or not.

Please note, custom-made items cannot be returned but can be cancelled within seven days of order confirmation when production is still at an early stage.


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