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.
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