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Diamonds Are the Most Popular Gemstones for Engagement Rings

Diamonds are the epitome of everlasting love and timeless beauty. The unique sparkle of a diamond is what pleases the human eye. If there is one thing that diamonds are absolutely popular for, they’re ‘engagements’. How often have you seen a guy pull out a diamond ring from his pockets to propose to the love of his life? We all know an incident or another where this happened. But have you ever wondered why diamonds are the go-to gemstones for getting engaged?

Diamonds are considered as the most valuable gemstone one can possess. Yes, there are ample other gemstones like pearls, rubies, opals and more, but nothing beats a diamond. And now with the advent of lab created diamonds, you can purchase diamonds for about 30 to 40% lesser price than mined diamonds. 

The tradition of using diamond rings for engagements began in 1477 when Archduke Maximilian of Austria proposed to Mary of Burgundy with a diamond ring. Ever since, women wear diamond rings to signify being committed or married, and hence diamonds are used as the ideal gemstone for engagement.

Reasons Why Diamond Rings Are Popular For Engagements

Apart from their beauty and elegance, here are few more reasons why diamonds are used for engagement rings:

  • Diamonds are considered as a symbol of commitment and everlasting love
  • Since diamonds are durable and can last for a lifetime, they signify that a marriage is a promise that lasts forever
  • Diamonds are valuable gemstones that cannot be destroyed
  • It is believed that the vein in the ring finger connects directly to the heart, which is why diamonds – the symbol of love, became a prevalent gemstone for engagement rings

Due to these reasons, diamonds are the most popular gemstones for engagement rings. However, mined diamonds are a threat to the environment since they involve mining deep into the crust of earth. So, an eco-friendly and cheaper alternative to mined or natural diamond are the lab created diamonds.

Tampa, a city in Florida is well-known for the high quality man-made diamonds that it creates. These diamonds are authentic and one of a kind that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Hence, the Lab Grown Diamonds in Tampa are emerging in recent times because of their beauty and eco-friendly nature. These diamonds are created in a laboratory using the High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) method, and possess exactly the same qualities and chemical structure as mined diamonds.

New World Diamonds is a store that offers you a wide variety of lab created diamonds that you can gift your loved one. There are special diamonds for engagement rings that come in various shapes and sizes and can be a perfect fit for your significant other. One of the rarest diamond rings they offer are the Lab Created Black Diamond Rings.

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