Engagement rings date back to the Ancient Egyptians if not earlier. Many Ancient Egyptian bodies were discovered with a metal wire around the left ring finger which the Egyptians believed connected directly to the heart.
There’s some evidence that suggests that the Romans also gave engagement rings as a promise to wed their partners one day.
Engagement rings may have been around for a long time but they didn’t always consist of a diamond; diamond engagement rings came along much later towards the end of the Victorian era.
Let’s take a look at top engagement ring trends from the past, present, and future.