The History of Engagement Rings

The History of Engagement Rings

The History of Engagement Rings Ever wonder how the tradition of giving an engagement ring got started? Well, it wasn’t always diamonds and platinum. In fact, rubies, claddagh rings, and even thimbles (yep, you heard us) were popular choices at periods during the history of giving this ring.

Take a look at the infographic below and explore more about this tradition, including why it is custom to wear the ring on your fourth finger and who started that whole “2-months salary” myth anyway. Also, learn about the 4 C’s of picking a gem and marvel at the women who wore the most remarkable engagement rings in history.

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