Engagement is an official declaration of love. "Engaged", or "engaged" - as they say about people who voiced the intention to conclude a legal marriage. To this special occasion we need special ornaments-engagement rings.
The history of the engagement rings
It is believed that the tradition to present the beloved ring at the time of the offer of the hand and heart came to us from medieval Europe. And we owe her the Austrian Duke Maximilian. He was in love with the first European beauty, Maria of Burgundy.
They agreed on the wedding, but it was still a long way to the cherished day. The duke feared that the bride could change her mind. So that she would constantly think about him, he presented her with a diamond ring as a gift. A feature of the decoration was the letter "M" on it, which was supposed to remind the beloved of Maximilian.
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