Engagement rings can be any stone you (and your honey) find special.

For hundreds of years, sapphires were favored for wedding rings. They were given as a symbol of romantic love and loyalty.

Rubies also had their time in the spotlight with meanings like love and passion. It’s been called the queen of all stones, and the stone of kings. So, you know, its for royalty like you.

Emeralds have been worshipped by civilizations across the planet for thousands of years. It’s known as the stone of successful love, and was given as a symbol of loyalty, and a happy home life.

Diamonds symbolize fidelity and commitment. The first diamond engagement ring on record was in 1477 from Archduke Maximillian of Austria to his betrothed, Mary of Burgundy.

Diamonds got super popular as engagement rings thanks to De Beers “a diamond is forever” ad campaign started in 1947.