The ring of commitment, meaning, customs and history
The commitment ring is that one that takes to indicate the acceptance of the commitment to marry that it has the person who takes it.
The most extended it is than the man gives the woman and is placed it in the day that the marriage asked one realises that is to say, when it asks to him if it wants to marry.
The commitment ring is of a precious metal as gold or silver and nowadays is accustomed that it has some gem, normally a diamond or similar.
Throughout history the commitment ring had! to intention to moor the person and to assure the love her.
From times of the prehistory when the man moored with cords or grass to the woman so that the similar meaning to wifi does not escape.
At time of the Egyptians a ring in the ring finger of the left hand of muje looked for to tie the love when placing, to avoid that the love escaped by that finger, that communicated directly with the heart.
In! to old Rome the one was the father of the girlfriend that received the ring. Later the custom included! to delivery of a key to the girlfriend who could open padlocks of coffers or doors that contained value objects
The Christians, towards year III of ours were, interchanged commitment ring, but it was necessary to hope until century XIII so that the church will accept this pagan rite, is here where they appear the ring of gold.
It is in England in 1549 where one settles down by real the ring finger of the left hand to take the ring. Later in 1615 the roman catholic church makes similar decisions.
In 1477, archduke Maximiliano de Austria .le gave to Mara de Borgo±a the first ring with commitment diamonds. Before in that same century they had begun to use the ring of commitment with linked gems.
It is in the century the 20 when the ring of commitment with linked diamonds becomes popular, with the advertising phrase of France Gerety diamonds are eternal and the one of Marilyn Monroe in the film the gentlemen prefer them blondes: The diamonds are the best friends of a woman.