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What do Eternity Rings symbolise?

15 July 2015
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The Eternity Ring is a traditional gift to a loved one, but what does it symbolise?

History of Eternity Rings

 The idea of the Eternity Ring was discovered by a diamond firm in 1960s. Despite the eternity ring being suitable for any age or gender, in the 60s it was mainly targeted at the older married generation and was initially targeted at women.

"She married you for richer or poorer. Let her know how it's going" This was the slogan of the eternity ring campaign, when the ring was first designed as it was a symbol of financial stability, rather than a gift of everlasting love.

In years gone by it was a tradition to give an eternity ring on the diamond wedding anniversary , which is the 60th year of marriage. But this is a thing of the past, the popularity amongst the giving of the eternity ring has changed to 1, 5 and 10 year anniversaries, which is completely understandable, why would you want to wait 60 years to give the ultimate declaration of everlasting love.

 

What Eternity rings symbolise?

Diamond eternity rings are the perfect way to honor a special occasion and are the gift of everlasting love, the perfect symbol of love and commitment, due to their creation with one unbroken band.

Not only are they a fantastic anniversary gift but they make a beautiful gesture after the birth of your first child. One of the most popular styles of eternity ring is either a gold or platinum band, inhaled with beautiful handcrafted diamonds or other precious stones. There is a wide range of eternity ring settings we have available, including both Half Diamond & Full Diamond:

Diamond and Platinum Eternity Rings are still some of the most popular pieces of jewellery available. This is due to the durability of these metals and the eye catching design allowing the diamonds and the metals to reflect, in perfect harmony.

 

How to wear an Eternity Ring?

If you are married, the eternity ring is usually worn above or in between the engagement ring and wedding band on your left ring finger. Alternatively, if the band is a larger designs it could also be worn on the third finger on the right hand, as it creates a truly chic and sleek look. If you are looking to purchase an eternity ring and are planning to add to your wedding band and engagement ring, it is a really great idea to buy one which has a similar style and design as your other rings. This really will compliment the other rings on your hand and it will create a truly elegant and stand out look.

 

We hope this has given you an insight into the true meaning of eternity rings and where they originated from. We have a fantastic range of Eternity Rings online and in-store. So, feel free to get in contact with usand we will happily answer any questions you may have.