Category Archives: History of Jewelry and Fashion

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Antique Engagement Rings

Written on October 4, 2016 at 6:37 pm, by

Engagement rings have been a tradition in many parts of the world since Austria’s Archduke Maximillian gave Mary of Burgundy a diamond ring in 1477. The wealthy classes thought that it was a great idea and soon men all over Europe were presenting their betrothed with diamond rings when they became engaged. However, due to…

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The History of Class Rings

Written on June 7, 2013 at 2:33 am, by

Though the most important ring is in a person’s life is a wedding band, there is one another ring which has sentimental value to those who graduate from high school or college. I am of course referring to a class ring. Class rings are common among high school students and graduate students, and since their…

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