Thursday, September 01, 2016

Alternatives to Diamond Engagement Rings

by Schmidt Jewelers
Engagement rings and diamonds had long become synonymous with one another. This sparkling stone has been associated with the unbreakable bond between two couples. But diamonds are not only the gemstones that can be used for engagement rings. Since diamonds are not for everyone, it's good to know that there other alternatives for this traditional gem.

To begin with, historically speaking diamonds were not the sole gems used in engagement or betrothal rings. Early rings were made either from strands of strands of braided grass, hair, a single silver or gold wire. Stones used for the more complex rings were may be sapphires, rubies, and emeralds.

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