History of the Engagement Ring
Why are Diamonds so special and alluring? It can go back to De Beers, when the world's largest diamond company launched its famous slogan, "Diamonds are Forever" in 1947. With this one simple statement, the company was able to associate the Diamond with love and a commitment that will last forever.
Today, proposing with a diamond engagement ring is essential. Although Diamonds come in a number of shapes and sizes, it has a universal meaning across the world, which expresses that love is forever.
A diamond engagement ring has come to represent the quintessential testament of love and commitment. But how and when did the tradition of presenting you fiancé a Diamond Ring begin? In actuality, the concept of a Diamond Engagement did not gain popularity until the 1930s and by the 1960s it is estimated the 80 percent of brides in the United States received a Diamond Engagement Ring. Below is a brief timeline of the history of the Engagement Ring.
There are many different Engagment Ring settings you can choose from, so we wanted to help you choose from the most popular Engagement Ring settings. Please see the Top 12 Engagement Ring settings below.