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A ring was a circular item of jewellery which was worn around a finger.

The Doctor wore several rings over his lifetime. The First Doctor wore a signet ring throughout his life, (TV: An Unearthly Child - The Tenth Planet) only for the Second Doctor to discard it upon discovering that it was too large for him. (TV: The Power of the Daleks) The Seventh Doctor later recovered this ring (COMIC: The Chameleon Factor) and began wearing it once again. (COMIC: The Good Soldier, PROSE: Tragedy Day et al)

The Third Doctor had a pinky coin-mounted ring which he wore on his left hand since his regenereration, (TV: Spearhead from Space, et al) while the Twelfth Doctor wore a gold ring with a green gemstone on his left hand ring finger. (TV: Deep Breath, et al) It was a wedding ring from his marriage to River Song and the ring fell to the TARDIS floor when he regenerated within the TARDIS control room, because his successor's hands were smaller. (TV: Twice Upon a Time, PROSE: Twice Upon a Time)

The Fifteenth Doctor wore several silver rings. (PROSE: "Heroes of Time" [+]Part of Whotopia: The Ultimate Guide to the Whoniverse, Loading...{"namedpart":"Heroes of Time","1":"Whotopia: The Ultimate Guide to the Whoniverse (reference book)"})

The Curator, a future version of the Doctor, wore a gold ring on his left pinkie when taking the form of an older Sixth Doctor. (AUDIO: Crossed Lines,The Artist at the End of Time)

The Master wore numerous different rings throughout his life. Whilst posing as Harold Saxon, the Saxon Master wore two rings: one a simple gold band on his left hand ring finger, and another ring, featuring an ornate design resembling the logo of Lazarus Laboratories. (TV: The Sound of Drums/Last of the Time Lords) Missy later wore a variety of rings, which she wore on either middle finger. (TV: Dark Water/Death in Heaven, The Magician's Apprentice/The Witch's Familiar)

Rings could be used as bio-dampers. The Tenth Doctor gave Donna Noble a bio-damper in the form of a ring so that she would be hidden from the Racnoss. (TV: The Runaway Bride) Gavin wore a bio-damper ring he inherited from his father which hid his alien origins. (TV: The Empty Planet)

Jo Grant wore a variety of rings. (TV: Terror of tha Autons et al)

Eldrad possessed a ring which contained his genetic imprint, which the Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith used to help him regenerate himself. (TV: The Hand of Fear)

Ibrahim Namin possessed a ring which he used to control Sutekh's Osiran service robots. (TV: Pyramids of Mars)

Clara Oswald wore a variety of rings, on both of her ring and middle fingers. (TV: The Day of the Doctor et al)

John Hart possessed a ring that could emit a tracking signal to last 5,000 years. He threw this ring in with Jack Harkness when he was burying him. (TV: Exit Wounds)