Choosing a wedding ring
Wedding ring is a symbol of unity of two beings in a marriage institution. But do you know the history of idea of using a wedding ring? The initial idea of wedding ring was started by the cave men, in those days, the men would put grass, leather, bone, or ivory on the brides’ feet, this activity was believed would bind the soul of brides. Then the Egyptians began to use a looped ring on the finger, then perfected by the Jews who used a plain gold wedding ring, then Archduke Maximillian of Austria put diamonds as a sign of engagement with Mary of Burgundy, in 1477, and this tradition became very popular among couples today.
Why a ring? It is said that the perfect shape of ring’s circle symbolizes endless love, no beginning and no ending. While the color of gold is a symbol of everlasting love, eternal, holy, and strong. When choosing a wedding ring there are few things you need to consider: carat, clarity, shape, cut, and also color. To determine the carat and clarity, you have to see carefully to the quality of diamonds of stones that are used for the ring ornaments. The size and shape of diamond will affect to the clarity of the ring. Round-shaped diamond is the most popular form for a wedding ring. As an alternative, other geometric shapes can be chosen to give fashionable impression. Appropriate pieces of diamond will create a beautiful sparkling ring, the clearer and whiter the color, the higher its value.
Before buying a ring, consider the size and style desired by you and your partner. Also adjust the price with the funds you have, if necessary consult with jewelry expert to ensure that the ring you buy is the high quality jewelry. Today the wedding ring doesn’t always in the color of golden yellow; many couples are using white gold, or gold shades like pink, green, or yellowish.