Customised Diamond Engagement Rings
A wedding in India is not less than any celebration. Weddings of India are famous for their extravagant style and affair. The wedding functions last from 2days to a week sometimes. Wedding rituals across the country differ according to religion, rituals, and places.
In Hinduism, it’s one of the most extensive rituals an adult individual performs during his lifetime. A few key rituals of Hindu weddings are Kanyadaan, Panigrahana, and Saptapadi. These have different meanings like gifting away a daughter by the father, voluntarily holding hands near the fire to signify impending union, and taking seven steps before the fire with each step including a set of mutual vows. After the seventh vow, the couple is legally wedded, husband and wife.
An Indian Sikh, the wedding takes place through a ceremony called Anand Karaj
In Indian Muslims, it includes, Nikaah, Mahr followed by a reception.
In Indian Christians, the Wedding ceremony starts with a Rice ceremony, a day before the wedding day. The marriage takes place in the presence of a minister, often in a church or place of worship.
In every wedding, whether Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, or Christian, Jewellery plays a very important role. And an Engagement ring is a must. Every ride thinks of the best ring, which becomes the symbol of her marriage for a lifetime. She not only flaunts the ring for its design, but it’s also the affection she develops with the ring, as the couple enters the sacred relationship of marriage. An engagement ring is not only for the bride but it’s also special for the groom. He might not wear any rings on his finger, but he never takes off the engagement ring.
Engagement Rings have their history
To signify a business contract or to affirm mutual love and obedience, in ancient Rome, women were given rings made of ivory, flint, bone, copper, or iron. In the year 1477, it was Archduke Maximilian of Austria who commissioned the first diamond ring for his bride Mary of Burgundy.
In the Edwardian era (1901-1910), most diamond rings had a large diamond in the center and detailing on the sides designed with filigree and diamonds set in those detailing.
In 1920, engagement rings became more fancy and stylish with the introduction and use of gemstones in them along with intricate designs taken from the Edwardian Era. In 1922 Asher cut diamonds became famous, most diamond engagement rings have asscher cut diamonds in the center with a tiny diamond surrounding them.
In 1920, when the great depression hit the world, engagement rings became simple and elegant and center diamonds became smaller.
It was the year 1942, when diamonds amalgamated with yellow metal and gold and diamond engagement rings came into existence. In the year 1948, “DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER” helped diamond take the permanent place in the engagement ring
Engagement Rings of today
With time, engagement rings evolved as per the situations and evolution in time and fashion. Even in the era of 2000, Diamonds have maintained their stance in the engagement rings.
However, the choice and designs depend entirely on the bride and groom. Some look like simple diamond rings. These are plain gold bands with solitaire in it. The size of the solitaire can range from as small as 015carat to more than 2 carats, as desired by the bride and groom. The size of the diamonds is restricted by factors like the choice of couple and also the budget. As the cost of the diamond increases with the weight of the diamond.
The second most preferred diamond engagement rings are a solitaire set in a halo setting with a tiny diamond surrounding it. This makes the diamond look bigger than the usual style and also gives a royal look than the simpler band.
The couple also sometimes get the ring customized and get their wedding date, even their names engraved on the rings This makes the diamond ring more special and close to heart.
Speak your heart out, when it comes to engagement rings. This is made only once in life, it should be the best ring in your jewellery box. However, it should not only show the diamond you choose to put on it must reflect the love and care you build for each other over course of time. Visit La marque-M, the diamond jewellery brand that gives you the facility to get your ring customized as per your requirement and budget.