Promise Rings

Promise RingPromise rings are an age old tradition of exchanging rings with a loved one to show your commitment to each other. The ring symbolizes a promise between two people. This promise is commonly for a future wedding or engagement, but can also be for friendship, purity or religion.Promise Ring

These rings date all the way back to the late 16th century. In this time period, when a man intended to get married but (more…)

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Engagement Art

Art“Engagement” is a large sculpture created by one of the greatest conceptual artists of our time, Dennis Oppenheim. This magnificent sculpture is located at Sunset Beach in Downtown Vancouver. It is comprised of two steel rings standing at approximately thirty feet tall and tilted away from each other. Both are topped with glass gems in the place diamonds that are shaped as houses.

“Engagement” represents (more…)

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The History Behind The Wedding Ring

A wedding ring is in a shape of a circle, with no beginning or an end, which symbolizes marriage and eternity. In the early days, wedding bands were made of simple iron until the medieval days when the bands were made from gold setting and gem stones. There were three popular gems:

Red Ruby — For the color of the heart.

Blue Sapphire — As it’s the color of the heaven.

Diamond — The word (more…)

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