A white gold wedding ring and a single-diamond, gold-banded engagement ring.
... In some cultures, engagement rings are also used as wedding rings.
Jul 25, 2015 ... While engagement rings have been around for centuries, diamonds are a fairly
late addition to the party. For many years, there simply weren't ...
The diamond engagement ring has been a tradition for generations of happy
couples. Read about the significance of diamonds at AmercianGemSociety.org.
Aug 13, 2012 ... The idea of a diamond engagement ring is roughly a century old. Guess who
invented the concept? Not surprisingly, it's the same people who ...
Jun 17, 2013 ... So men used an engagement ring as a 'pledge'. If the man would provide
collateral in case of breach of contract, the woman would not need to ...
One of the first recorded uses of a diamond engagement ring was Archduke
Maximilian of Austria's proposal to Mary of Burgundy with a ring set with thin, flat
Feb 13, 2015 ... I reset the diamond in a more modern band, got the ring appraised, ... of the
slogan that De Beers has used ever since: "A Diamond Is Forever.
Oct 7, 2009 ... Have you ever wondered why the diamond is the engagement ring of ...
signifying eternity and love, were commonly combined in rings used in ...
Apr 5, 2012 ... Diamonds are forever, but the meaning of the diamond engagement ring has
changed dramatically in the last century.
Jun 13, 2014 ... De Beers' 80-year stronghold on the diamond industry was one of the ... used
marketing to create and manipulate demand for diamonds from ...