It is believed that the tradition of the engagement ring was first documented and originated from the Roman custom in which wives wore rings attached to small keys, which portray their husbands' ownership.
In 1477, Archduke Maximilian of Austria commissioned the very first diamond engagement ring on record for his betrothed, Mary of Burgundy. The ring is presented as a gift by a partner to their prospective spouse when they propose marriage. It is a formal agreement to future marriage.
When it comes to famous engagement rings, there are diamonds, and then there are diamonds, just in Jacqueline Kennedy's engagement ring where the diamond and an emerald surrounded by more diamonds. From famous Queen of England, Lady Diana Spencer, Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Mia Farrow from Frank Sinatra, to a lot more famous personality around the world. Engagement rings made it statement worldwide.
Over the past decades or so, a phenomenon has begun to emerge in the engagement ring world, whereby couples purposely try to go for the most original and unconventional
One of the noticeable and latest aspirant right now and certainly growing are the turquoise gemstones used for engagement rings. This stones has long been a
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Today, turquoise continues to retain its popularity and reputation as a symbol of sophistication, class and wealth, which might explain the popularity of turquoise engagement rings among the fashionable couples. The visual impact of this hue when worn on the finger, either with or without any accompanying stone is undeniable, relatively uncommon for an engagement band which makes it different among people looking to set themselves apart from the usual gold and diamond crusader.
In ancient time and culture, turquoise gemstones were traditionally linked with good fortune and protector. For couples looking to protect the good health of the relationship and adorn it with luck might be interested in getting one of these stones to top their
As of this time in this changing world, we can't predict the future, but we do expect that some of the trends we're seeing in engagement rings today will continue for quite some time. Couples wanting an engagement ring that's unique and says something about their style, whether that means antique, a custom design, or a classic look that they're given a little tweak by choosing a different color of metal or an unexpected gemstones, we are confident that the trend shows no signs of turquoise of slowing down.