The first time someone proposed marriage with a diamond was in 1477, when Archduke Maximilian I of Hamburg proposed to the Duchess Maria of the house of Burgundy with a precious ring to show him his great love. This was the beginning of a tradition that has continued for more than 500 years promising true love.
A solitary ring is characterized by having a single gem with four or six fingernails holding the diamond in a precious metal hoop. The diamond can be of different cuts such as round, oval, emerald cut, Asscher, cushion, heart-shaped, marquise, pear, princess or a radiant cut of any carat.
The most appropriate cut and size depends on factors such as the size and shape of your hands, your lifestyle and your personal taste. To prevent the stone from being damaged it takes to check the ring with a reliable jeweler twice a year.
Each year, some engagement rings become popular, by the year 2015, many women are opting for engagement ring with halo. This ring is composed of a solitary diamond that is accompanied by many smaller stones in a circle or "halo". Many people would love to wear a diamond as large as possible on their engagement rings; this is the main reason to choose a halo mount as it makes it look bigger.
The Vintage style has increased in popularity in recent years. This design is inspired by Art Deco, which has brought the halo settings to the forefront and has greatly increased its popularity in the early twentieth century.
- Color stone
Often it is sought to be original or to have a different meaning when giving an engagement ring. A color stone is one of the best ideas, because each color has its meaning. The stones in pink tones mean clarity for the themes of the heart, white stones calm and tranquility and blue stones bring happiness, well-being and seals ties.
The churumbelas are used as gifts for different situations, can be rings of celebration of anniversary of 10, 15, or 20 years there are those who give them with the birth of the first son; they can also replace the marriage alliance. Their design is characterized by being coupled with several small diamonds, which give them an elegant and classic touch.
- 3 stones
The rings with three stones have a characteristic meaning of such a ring, each stone represents a stage of the marriage relationship: the past of the bride and groom, the present married and the future until death separates them.
- 5 stones
Like the ring of three stones this ring has a special meaning for the couple, it symbolizes faith, trust, perseverance and constancy and the love of the couple. It is common give it as an engagement ring or wedding anniversary present of 10, 15 or 20 years of marriage.
- Rose gold
shiny, yellow, heavy and malleable metal. Durable and an natural element, it is too malleable for a daily use so it mixes with silver, copper, zinc, among other metals to increase its strength. It is measured in "K" which indicates its purity: 24K is 100% gold, 18K is composed of 75% gold and 14K of 58.3%. Like white gold, this color is achieved by making a copper alloy