Category: General Information
The wedding ring has a long history that goes all the way back to the Romans. The first engagement ring, however, is believed to have been the one that was given to Mary of Burgundy from Archduke Maximilian just a few years ago in 1477.
The life defining moment of deciding to propose inevitably leads to the purchase of an engagement ring. This decision also means deciding on how much to spend. If you begin asking other people, flicking thru magazines or leisurely scrolling the internet to see what the celebs of today are wearing you may also simultaneously feel a sudden rise in anxiety over what you have to spend.
A valuable jewellery purchase such as your engagement ring, is an investment. It is a treasured item that holds both monetary and (more importantly) sentimental value.
First comes the engagement ring and then comes the wedding ring. A huge amount of effort typically goes into choosing an engagement ring but for some, the process of choosing a wedding ring can get lost in the long wedding-to-do list.
Purchasing a diamond ring, whether it be an engagement one or not, is different to most other jewellery purchases. Why? Basically, diamonds are technical and when investing a small fortune into such a precious piece of jewellery it only makes sense that you deserve to make an informed choice.
Engagement and wedding rings typically feature smooth, high polished surfaces sprinkled with diamonds. As beautiful and exquisite as these look, they are not for everyone and not necessarily the most practical solution for some lifestyles.
In 2015 when it was revealed that Mariah Carey and James Packer were an item, there were silent gasps across the globe. It seemed as though no one could see this coming but fast track to the end of 2015 and once again people were caught by surprise.
Not a week goes by where we don’t hear about a lavish wedding somewhere in the world. It seems that as each week rolls by another one of the rich and famous gets engaged or married and no cost is spared.
It’s every lady’s worst nightmare (and every man who has forked out a considerable chunk of his life savings worst nightmare too) to lose your engagement ring. It’s unimaginable and that is why we are all so careful to make sure that the ring fits perfectly from the very beginning.
Larsen Jewellery announces the first-ever Larsen Jewellery Scholarship Program, which will be awarded to one individual who displays exceptional passion to either begin or further their studies in a jewellery-related course.