Wedding rings are a time-honored symbol of love and commitment, but for construction workers they can also be dangerous. Tools of the Trade Editor David Frane recently looked at some options you might want to consider, to save your fingers.

I’ve caught my ring on enough things to hurt my finger, but never enough to do serious damage. Not everyone is so lucky. I won’t go into all the things that can happen if a ring gets caught in machinery or snags on a piece of equipment. It’s enough to say the resulting injuries can be disabling and disfiguring. If you don’t believe me, do a Google image search of “wedding band + avulsion” or “wedding band + deglove” (it'd be best not to look if you have a weak stomach). These are terrible injuries and you don't want them to happen to you.

Read More to see the safe option Frane found, and some pretty cool ring tattoos.