18 carat yellow gold and platinum diamond engagement ring.
The diamond solitaire engagement ring is one of the most popular and sought after designs for engagement rings and has been popular through the ages. This diamond engagement ring was hand made in 18 carat yellow gold and platinum and set with a 1.24 carat round brilliant cut diamond that is F in colour and VS in clarity. This means it is in the white range of diamonds with no eye visible inclusions. With three single cut diamonds on each side, this is a perfect diamond engagement ring, and will make any woman proud to wear it.
A brief history on engagement rings:
In the year 1059BCE, the bible is quoted that Eliezer gave Rebecca a golden nose ring and golden bracelets upon determining that she would be the bride for Isaac, and early Romans believed that the fourth finger of the left hand was the â€śvein of loveâ€ť and this started the custom of placing rings on that finger.
In Ancient Rome, the ring gifting ceremony was a sign of ownership. In 1477, Austrian Archduke Maximillian presented Mary of Burgundy a diamond ring as a betrothal gift, making it the first recorded diamond engagement ring. This started the custom of presenting a diamond ring for betrothal among the royalty and elite, which of course then spread to all people around the globe.
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