The earliest evidence of finger rings were found in what used to be the Sumerian city-state of Ur, now the modern Tell el-Muqayyar in Dhi Qar Province, Iraq. But it was the ancient Egyptians who were first discovered to exchange rings made from woven reeds and leather as a sign of love.
Nowadays, rings have become ubiquitous symbols of affection and commitment. Engagements and weddings would not be complete without rings to seal the deal.
If you and your partner are both ready to take the next step in your relationship, don’t wait for the elusive “perfect time.” In the words of Harry Burns from When Harry Meets Sally, “When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.”
Whatever others may say, an engagement ring doesn’t have to cost several months’ worth of your salary. You can opt for a more affordable engagement ring or inexpensive wedding bands too. The price doesn’t dictate the ring’s pricelessness to both you and your partner. You can save some of that expense to invest on an unforgettable honeymoon experience or on your future home.
Choosing an engagement ring can take a while. Fortunately, this infographic will you guide you every step of the way.
Once you have your budget and you know your partner’s taste in jewelry, you only need their ring size to find the perfect ring. This endeavor may call for some sneaky maneuvering. If you’re not sure how to go about it, here’s a comprehensive guide to measuring ring size.
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