Engagement Rings: A Brief and Shiny Historical Detour!
Back in Blighty, the British Royals haven’t been strangers to flaunting some serious ice. The engagement ring is often a sparkling centrepiece before marriage, illustrating promises, and, let’s be candid – offering some fabulous finger candy! One cannot easily forget Lady Diana’s sapphire stunner, can they? Or more recently, the beautiful, minimalist design chosen by Meghan Markle (More Royal Bling Here).
Wedding Rings: A Circle of Endless Love (and Perhaps Patience?)
Now, while the tradition of brides wearing wedding rings has been traced back to Ancient Egypt, the practice of both partners wearing a wedding band in the UK became widely popular post-WW2. So, the male population in the matrimonial journey also started showcasing visible signs of their off-the-market status!
The Glittering Duo Together: A British Norm?
It's also common in the UK to have your wedding band and engagement ring soldered together. Not only does this keep them neatly aligned, but it’s also a poignant metaphor for the permanent union you’ve entered into. If you're prone to seeing romance and symbolism in every glittering facet of life, you might find this tradition rings (pun very much intended!) particularly true for you.
Bespoke Rings for the Win!
To Conclude Our Sparkling Adventure...
As we wrap up our glittery excursion through the land of love, engagements, and weddings in the UK, remember: whether it’s choosing the perfect engagement rock or selecting those timeless wedding bands, the journey is as delightful and exciting as the milestones they symbolise.
Do share with us your thoughts, sparkling stories, or if you fancy, your favourite British ring-wearing icon! Let's continue to traverse through these enchanting tales of love, commitment, and splendid jewellery together.