Published at Wednesday, September 20th 2017. by Babette in Jewelry Rings.
The popular engagement ring of the modern age had its beginning as recent as the 19th century and wasn`t always a symbol of undying affection, it was more or less the first part payment of the bride price to be paid to the bride`s family but handed over and worn by the bride. It was a kind of insurance provided for the woman, in case the prospective partner which was always the man at that time disbands the marriage thereby compromising the woman`s virtue and appeal to other men.
What better way to show the world that you are in love than by the act of giving and receiving a diamond engagement ring? With many actresses and other famous women sporting bigger and sparklier diamond rings, celebrity engagements have become a delight for the jewelry lover. The size of the diamond is not necessarily the key as to what makes some of these rings so famous and recognizable, rather it seems to be a combination of the engagement ring itself and the famous lady it is associated with.
Due to the loneliness felt each time a partner says good bye, different forms of pressures and feelings set in they could be the need to make your love official for the whole world to see or you both want to start a stable family. Whatever motivates you into finally making the first step to the most important commitment you would ever make in your entire life might not be off importance but the symbol which you must provide while taking this step is of the utmost importance - "The Engagement Ring".
Solitaire rings; these are the quintessential classic engagement rings, the solitaire ring consists of a band and a gem stone; the band could be made from any material of your choice ranging from gold to platinum while the gemstone should also be chosen to fit your peculiar characteristics, it could be diamonds or sapphire cut in different ways that would be explained below.
When the choice has been made, you can start thinking of design ideas. It does not matter if you are picking a ready-made one as they too come in many cuts, sets and designs which have to be selected in advance. It may not sound very romantic, but when you see the smile on your partner`s face on seeing the perfectly designed ring; it will definitely be worth all of the effort. But first, you should know of the best wedding ring design to buy from.
In this article we are not going to go into much detail about cut or carat size as you will be able to get this information from the website or store where you buy your ring, however you should consider the style, which is what we will be focusing on today. Luxury - These rings are a cut above the rest, quite honestly in terms of price, your ring will be larger or have more diamonds if you choose a multistone over a solitaire ring. The clarity will be increased and if your gemstone is a diamond, it will be clearer and colourless with very few imperfections. The carat size will also be bigger and certain cuts cost more so you may have a greater option if you have a larger budget. Split Shank - These rings have a split in the shank or the band, this can be split in a number of ways and even have more than one split, giving the appearance of more than one band. The band can be decorated with diamonds or other gemstones or may be simple and plain with a large central stone.