Who Invented the Concept of Giving Diamond Ring for a Marriage Proposal?
Now days we see a growing trend of giving diamond rings for a marriage proposal and of course for weddings. Girls love them and it’s a saying that “diamonds are girl’s best friends”. However, the question is where does this concept or trend come from?
Initially, gifting the diamond ring was a symbol of your wealth and grace. It was seen mainly amongst rich men to gift the diamond ring to females. Here is the world’s first diamond ring that was made of 150 carat entirely of a beautifully cut diamond.
The research done by Jumpdates shows that the trend or concept is of both the manufactures as well as rich men who generated this demand. De Beers the largest diamond mining and trading company who represented this as commodity and promoted it as the symbol of eternal love had the biggest psychological impact. On the other side, rich men saw this as the opportunity to impress their lady and to show wealth and supremacy.
Comment this article and the trend in giving a diamond ring. Tell us if you think this is a race amongst rich men, diamond selling companies or just a personal view.
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I read that diamonds are very common and very cheap. The diamond mines hoard the diamonds to artificially increase the rarity so that they can charge more money for them.
I agree with David, if it is a real diamond ring it will be great. In my country the tradition is to give the ring of grandmother which are precious because are handmade.
It was either Nero or King Tut. My answers seem as qualified and more pointed than yours.
Diamond rings are girls best friends.. And I agree to David because diamond rings are the best rings to be used in marriage ceremony.
ring indicating that the person wearing it is engaged to be married, especially in Western cultures.Conventionally, the woman’s ring is presented as a betrothal gift by a man to his prospective spouse while he proposes marriage or directly after she accepts his marriage proposal. It represents a formal agreement to future marriage.After marrying, the couple may wear both engagement rings and wedding rings, or if they prefer, only the wedding rings. Some brides have their engagement and wedding rings permanently soldered together after marriage.
This is all part of a ritual generally accepted in the West. Somehow it’s an anchor on a day that turns out to be unforgettable.