It has been very cleverly said that diamonds are forever and for starting a new relation that transcends forever, diamonds are indeed the best option.
Another reason that contributes to the immense popularity of diamonds is the fact that compared to all the other gems stone that are available in the market, diamonds have an extra ordinary shimmer that can barely be matched by any other stone. Further diamonds are also extremely strong and does not tarnish over time so for pieces such as a wedding ring that you are never supposed to take off, diamonds make the best choice.
Everyone knows that a diamond is the ultimate way to mark an engagement — but there are actually specific reasons why this precious gemstone is the ideal symbol of love — of what is most precious and meaningful in our lives. In the midst of a very important wedding season, we asked fine jewelry expert Tanya Dukes about the key characteristics that explain why diamonds have been chosen to mark engagements since 1477 when Archduke Maximilian of Austria proposed to Mary of Burgundy with the first recorded diamond engagement ring. Here are five reasons diamonds will always be the ideal symbol of commitment: