Wedding, of course is the most special moment of one’s life that’s why it is universally called as the Big Day.Engagement is the beginning of a wedding journey and Engagement ring is a special symbol which changes one’s social status to “engaged”
Engagement Rings are imperative part of any engagement ceremony. It is a symbol of commitment, devotion and love between two souls. Engagement rings are circular in shape and it is so because a circle has no beginning and no ending, symbolizing the marriages are to last forever.
Why Engagement Ring Is worn on Forth Finger?
Well, it began thousand of years ago as a belief among Greek and Romans that a vein (vena amoris) in the fourth finger on the left hand is directly connected to the heart. Thus the engagement ring should be worn on this finger to symbolise the love between the couple. Though scientifically it is a myth, but it is still believed by couples.
How Much Is Worth
It is difficult to say how much worth an engagement ring is, but it is definitely worth it. Be it a little flower ring or a big solitaire ring. It holds more worth than any other thing in the wedding. How we crave for the most beautiful wedding attire, one that too is worn probably just once. The ring on the finger will remain forever on it, reminding the bond between the two every time you look at it. Isn’t it worth more than any other thing you bought for your weddings? At best, there is something from our wedding that we can wear everyday a symbol of love, commitment and devotion.
Different Trends in Engagement Rings
Just like the modern weddings, the rings have also been retailored as per the modern likes. Unlike the older times where Solitaires and Diamonds were just the privilege of the royalty ,today diamonds are every girl’s best friend and no longer man’s worst enemy. The rings today are made in gold, platinum embellished with diamonds, solitaire’s, ruby and other beautiful pearls. So here is a list of top trends in engagement rings.
Evergreen Single Solitaires
This has been the most popular rings and the credit goes to the rings that are seen on silver screen in the little tiffany box as a simple ring with popping solitaire that shimmers at it’s best .
Rings with a twist of metals and love
These are being loved by couples with the intertwining strands of gold ,platinum and diamonds. It certainly looks beautiful on the fingers.
These rings are gaining popularity among the modern couples popularly known as the love bands.The are generally in the form of a metallic band with a small diamonds studded in the centre .They can also been seen in combination with gemstones.
These are a mix of coloured gemstones and diamonds bringing out the different colours of a relationship apart from bringing in some colour to the ring.
While the traditional round shape centre rings are top choice, there has been a shift to different shapes of centre stones such as heart shape, rectangular, squarish .
Well, the mother nature is always inspiring , the inspiration can be seen in the rings in the form of flower, leaves, fern design . They look both elegant and stylish.
These are the rings specially crafted for those who chose to set their own trends . There are number of such designs breaking the traditional notions of engagement ring styles.
India has always been known for its rich heritage . There is a lot to offer in terms of designs Polki , Meenkari , Jadau. These rings are loved by a lot of people as they are vintage and have their own league. They represent the Maharaja and Maharani jewellery styles of ancient India and they have not lost their valour in 21st They are here to stay and will always be .
Yellow Diamond Cushion Cut
Princess Cut Engagement Ring with an Elegant Band
Double Halo and two Twisted Bands
Rose Gold Engagement Ring
Every engagement ring has a story to tell . The tale of two souls ready to begin their new journey . We would love to hear your story and also for those who are still on a lookout for the special one we would love to hear your take on the ring styles.
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