History of Giving Diamond Engagement Rings – How did Diamonds Become so Popular??

When you think of an engagement ring you probably think of diamonds. Hint: It wasn’t it only that famous DeBeers advertisement that made them popular. So how did this tradition begin? And what else was it that made the popularity of diamonds absolutely blast off in the 1900’s? Watch the video to learn more about the origin of the classic diamond engagement ring.

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PHOTO CREDITS (in order of appearance):

Archduke Maximillian and Mary of Burgundy: https://www.77diamonds.com/blog/index.php/the-royal-touch

Diamond Miners in South Africa: https://www.capetowndiamondmuseum.org/about-diamonds/south-african-diamond-history/

Charles Tiffany: https://www.sothebys.com/en/articles/tiffany-200-year-history

Tiffany Settings: Tiffany and CO. via the Adventurine – https://theadventurine.com/bridal/engagement-rings/how-the-tiffany-setting-became-an-icon/

Eleanore and Franklin Roosevelt: https://potus-geeks.livejournal.com/1099175.html