Is it Time to Pop the Question?
They say that there is a person out there for all of us, a person that each and every one of us are connected to, and that when we find them, we must not ever let them go. Things like fate and true love do not just come around everyday, so when you do feel it, you must take advantage of the moment. If you truly are in love with someone, what is stopping you from taking the relationship to the next level, from making that love official?Do not wait for it to slip away, put that diamond engagement ring on her finger and ask her to marry you.
Do you know where the concept of an engagement band began? This tradition first started back in Ancient Egypt, with the circle shape symbolizing a never ending cycle with the space in it representing a gateway. Ancient Egyptians were buried wearing rings made of silver and gold on the third finger of their left hand. The placement of the ring is because of the belief that the third finger of the left hand was connected directly to the heart, through the vena amoris.
While on the topic of gold and silver, are you aware that 73 percent of engagement rings are made from white gold? Sort of interesting huh? The differences between diamonds can be seen through their characteristics. They can have internal characteristic known as inclusions or external characteristics known as blemishes. Although most characteristic of a diamond can only be seen with magnification, diamonds without and inclusions and blemishes are rare.
Picking out the perfect ring can be extremely difficult, especially when buyers do not even know much about diamonds. Like many other situations, this is a good time to turn to an expert for a little help, and that expert is a jewelry sales person. These people are not just anyone, not everyone can just sell diamonds, it requires knowledge. The Diamond Council of america was founded back in 1944 and been providing a forum to educate jewelry sales professionals ever since. So when looking for a diamond engagement ring, you should definitely seek the help of a professional, but more importantly, always remember the meaning and history of where the concept came from, and be happy and appreciative that you have the one you love next to you.