An Eternity Ring is gifted by a significant other when a couple reaches a milestone anniversary or life changing occasion.
What is an Eternity Ring?
Eternity rings (or infinity rings) are made up of a precious metal set with a line of diamonds identically cut or precious gemstones.
Eternity Ring – A history
Egyptian myth suggests the band is based on the symbol Ouroboros, which looked like a snake or lizard that swallowed its own tail to form a circle. The first example of an Ouroboros appeared on the Tomb of Tutankhamun in 14th Century BC. The eternity ring can also be traced back to a Tibetan Buddhist Endless Knot and also the Infinity symbol created by mathematician John Wallis in 1655.
What does Eternity Ring Symbolise?
Since 2,000 BC, the Eternity Ring has become the ultimate symbol of commitment and eternal love. The band is also associated with the concept of “The Circle of Life”. For a time, it was considered common practice to gift a wife an eternity ring after the birth of a couple’s first child. There are different meanings to the various eternity rings available and you find out what your eternity rings says about you!
In What Order should you Wear your Eternity Ring?
Your Eternity Ring, Engagement Ring and Wedding Ring are most commonly worn on the right finger of your left hand. The Eternity Ring is usually placed between the Wedding Band and Engagement Ring. In the end, it is up to you how you choose to wear your eternity ring, just consider your own comfort when making that choice.
When should you gift an Eternity Ring?
The traditional time to gift an eternity ring is on the birth of your first child or reaching a 10th anniversary. You may also gift an Eternity Ring on these occasions:
When your partner is pregnant
A Birthday present
Diamond Infinity Ring could be gifted on a 60th Wedding Anniversary
Sapphire Eternity Ring for a 45th Wedding Anniversary
Ruby Infinity Ring for a 40th Wedding Anniversary
Emerald Eternity Ring for a 55th Wedding Anniversary
Channel or Pavé Eternity Rings
From Full Channel Eternity Rings to Half pavé Eternity Rings, there will be Eternity Rings suit every person. You can even select the shape of diamond or gemstone of the ring.
Pavé is a classic design from France that is translated as “paved with diamonds”. This design has small diamonds and other gemstones attached to the precious metal, giving it a wonderfully textured surface. Your ring will give off the illusion that it has a surface of jewels whether it is full pavéd or half pavéd.
Channel eternity rings contain one or numerous rows of diamonds or gemstones set in the sections of precious metal, which gives the ring a smooth finish. A half design is particularly beautiful.
When choosing the perfect Eternity Ring, you should browse an Eternity Rings Glossary, to ensure you are getting the right one for your loved one. For more help in finding the perfect Eternity Ring, visit Diamond Heaven’s Hatton Garden Jewellery store or contact us today.