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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engagement_ring

An engagement ring is a ring indicating that the person wearing it is engaged to be married, ... In some cultures, engagement rings are also used as wedding rings. ... The first well-documented use of a diamond ring to signify engagement was by the Archduke Maximilian of Austria in imperial court of Vienna in 1477, upon ...

www.americangemsociety.org/en/the-history-of-the-diamond-as-an-engagement-ring

The diamond engagement ring has been a tradition for generations of happy couples. Read about the significance of diamonds at AmercianGemSociety.org.

mentalfloss.com/article/26619/why-engagement-rings-are-made-diamonds

The idea of giving a ring as a sign of betrothal isn't a particularly new one. The Romans were known to swap modest betrothal rings of iron; in later periods they  ...

www.dmia.net/diamond-rings-used-engagement

Nov 28, 2016 ... The history of diamond rings actually dates back in the 1400s Roman era when the Archduke Maximilian of Austria purchased a ring for his ...

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-decision-tree/201306/why-do-we-give-diamond-engagement-rings

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 ...

www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/02/how-an-ad-campaign-invented-the-diamond-engagement-ring/385376

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.

metro.co.uk/2016/03/24/this-is-why-we-wear-diamond-engagement-rings-5773566

Mar 24, 2016 ... When it comes to a proposal, there has to be a diamond ring involved; but why has this become a tradition? We take a look.

www.quora.com/Why-are-diamonds-traditionally-used-as-engagement-rings

Through the ages and within certain parts of the world an engagement ring had very similar meanings yet were made in very different ways. For example, a posie  ...

www.jewelrywise.com/engagement-wedding/article/should-i-consider-color-diamonds-in-an-engagement-ring

“Colorless” diamonds receive the highest grades (D-F) on the scale used by some ... An emerald-cut, 24-ct. fancy intense pink diamond ring set the record for the ...

www.rd.com/advice/relationships/history-of-engagement-rings

Diamonds didn't appear on engagement rings until centuries later. One of the first recorded uses of a diamond engagement ring was in 1477. Archduke ...