When you hear the words ‘engagement ring’, you often find yourself thinking immediately afterwards about engagement rings. In western society, these symbolic pieces of jewellery have become almost inseparable with marriage. When was the last time that you heard about someone proposing without an engagement ring? To do so would these days would definitely cause a few eyebrows to be raised.
Where does this tradition come from though? Is it a recent phenomenon of the modern age, or is this a tradition that has been going on since time immemorial?
To answer these questions, diamond experts Vashi have put together an all-new interactive web experience that looks at the progression of the engagement ring throughout the ages. You will be surprised at just how far the engagement ring has come over the years!