Ruby As An Icon

Ruby As An Icon




We all fall in love at some point in our life. There is a time in life when we find someone special and want to spend the rest of our lives with that special person. To take a step forward after relationship couples go for engagement that is prior to marriage. It’s been a tradition from the ancient time. When couples use to place reed rings on one another’s finger as a symbol of engagement. Now in the modern world the tradition remains the same but there has come a very big change in the engagement rings, people usually prefer diamond engagement ring for such traditions. 

Ruby an Icon: 

There are a number of certain things that have become a symbol because of their different reasons or traditions. Just like that diamond has marked its place in today’s world as a symbol of engagement and marriage. It has become so common that even the children can recognize the engagement ring in a lady’s hand. History of diamonds: Diamond itself has its own history. Diamonds were first discovered in the rivers of India in the early 4th century BC. Diamond is considered to be the world’s oldest treasure. It is to be formed 200km below the earth’s surface under extremely hot conditions. It takes millions of years to form a diamond. First Ruby engagement ring: When diamond was first discovered they were mainly used for decorations and as talismans to protect people from evil spirits. With the passing time people started believing that diamonds cure diseases.  

Diamond as a jewellery 

After about thousands of years later diamond was finally started to be used as jewellery. It was the first time when a man named Archduke Maximillian of Austria who proposed his wife Mary with a ruby engagement rings. From that day onwards people started proposing their loved ones with diamond engagement ring, though at that time it was mostly the rich people who could afford it. Things to consider when buying ruby engagement ring. Finding an engagement ring of your dreams is overwhelming. Its important to pick a right one for the right person. When buying ruby engagement ring, the 4Cs of diamond and its shape is important to understand and consider. 

Theory about the rings   

 The 4CS: The 4Cs: Colour, Clarity, Cut and Carat weight, created by GIAs are used as global standard to assess the quality of diamonds. Shape: Shape of the ring says a lot about the personality and choices. Round shape is the most popular shape in ruby engagement ring. The other preferable shapes include; marquise, pear, oval, rectangular, square, heart. Colour: Colour compliments the style. There are four main colours to pick for the ring: platinum, white gold, yellow gold and rose gold. All the colours look exquisite for ruby engagement ring depending on the style of the partner. Certification: Certifying a diamond means to be ensured about the quality of a diamond that the diamond is 100% natural and meets a certain standard. It tells you about: Shape and dimensions Carat weight Colour and clarity grades Standard of finish Cut grade.