Engagement Rings

Engagement Rings

Engagement rings are rings worn by a woman as a sign that she is engaged to be married. Typically it is worn on the ring finger in the left hand, while it is traditional to wear engagement rings on the right hand ring finger. Engagement rings serve as a gift given by a man as an offering to his soon-to-be wife when he proposes for a marriage. These rings symbolize a formal covenant to a forthcoming marriage.

Engagement rings come in numerous styles and design. Some use precious stones like sapphires, emeralds, and rubies. The more expensive engagement rings are those with diamonds. Diamond is more preferably use because of its elegance and lasting character. Customarily, gold and platinum are the most recommendable setting for engagement rings, essentially because these materials are more resilient than silver. At present, many jewelers prefer to use titanium and stainless because they are less expensive yet durable.

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