The History of Engagement Rings [Infographic]


Have you ever wondered why rings are exchanged on engagement day? Well the tradition of exchanging rings on engagement dates back to 14th century.  We often hear stories of different cultures and their unique wedding traditions. The diamond engagement ring did not happen to the standard until after a widespread advertising campaign by De Beers in the middle of the 20th century, which gave us the slogan, “A Diamond is Forever.” Although the charm of a diamond can’t be replaced but today couples also look for other gemstones to add uniqueness to engagement ring. Here we have an infographic from AG & Sons which revolves around the amazing history of engagement rings.

Also read: Unique Traditions of Engagement Ring from Around the World

The History of Engagement Rings