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What Could Replace Diamonds in a Wedding Ring? Historians have traced the tradition of diamond engagement rings back to 1477, when Archduke Maximilian of Austria gave a sparkly stone to his future spouse, Mary of Burgundy. Suddenly, people were looking to give similarly flashy promise rings as a symbol not only of love but also of wealth and status. Today, roughly 85-90% of wedding gems...

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Jewelry Tips

A cathedral setting is a popular jewelry setting, usually used for rings, and beloved in engagement ring styles. Reminiscent of the soaring arches of a cathedral, a cathedral setting features artistically crafted arches that frame the diamond or gemstone center stone in grandeur. Creating an elegant, graceful appearance, a cathedral setting also helps protect the center, which is especially important with softer stones such as...

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