Engagement Rings - More Than Just Jewelry
Engagement Rings: The engagement ring is a symbol and token of commitment, love, and promise. While the gift of rings may have changed over time, the engagement ring will always represent the sacred bond between a couple who are about to marry.
The greeks were the first to create engagement rings, but they were known as betrothal rings. unlike modern tradition, these rings were not given before marriage. In fact, “the first well-documented use of a diamond ring to signify engagement was by the archduke maximilian of austria in the imperial court of vienna in 1477, upon his betrothal to mary of burgundy.”-sources. These engagement rings are placed on the fourth finger on the left hand, commonly known as “ring finger” in order to carry on the ancient greek belief that it contains a vein that led directly to the heart (vena amoris), although engagement rings are customarily worn on the left hand ring finger, customs vary across the world.
These rings are the greatest symbol of love and loyalty today, and to enhance the overall experience of receiving one, ItsHot.com has showcased some of the most exclusive and one-of-a-kind engagement rings.
Because the bride will continue to wear the engagement ring with love and pride throughout her life, It needs to be something she will always adore. This is why buying the perfect engagement ring is no easy task! Traditionally these rings are diamond rings, but other gemstones can also be used.
When picking out a diamond engagement ring, it is important to focus on the following characteristics:
4C's - Cut, clarity, color and carat of the diamond.
Style - The style of the diamond engagement rings is also of great importance. Take note of the styles your lady has worn in the past. Whether you want a classic style of engagement ring, which is unpretentious and sophisticated, or more trendy rings with colorful diamonds, choose what you think will make her heart flutter.
Metal - After deciding on the diamond, focus on the metal. with choices like yellow gold, rose gold, white gold and platinum available, choose what your bride normally wears because let’s face it, she knows best!
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