If you have been dating the person long enough that you foresee yourself to be with her/him for the rest of your life, then I think its about time that you take that relationship to the next level. The symbol that you must use in this kind of leveling up is something that will be very memorable and that can show case the love that you have for your partner.
Whatever the motivation maybe in this big leap know that it is vital for men to choose the best ring that is suited for his wife to be since this will be a symbol of your love forever. Purchasing the ideal wedding ring has been the trend in identifying your social class in the society. The popularity of this engagement ring in the modern age began in the recent 19th century and this is not just a symbol of ones undying love to another. This used to be the first part of the payment of the bride to be paid on the parents this is kind of like an insurance provided to the women.
The real meaning of this symbol started shining in the 20th century. This is when men gave their fiances a band that symbolizes their love to each other and has been taken out of the limits. This is placed on the fourth finger of the left hand since this finger was said to have been the vein running through which is called as the heart finger. Earlier rings could be just a jewelry or an iron band without any design which woman inserts into her fourth finger on her left hand this was then the practice.But ever since media and commercials sets in it took over the engagement scene.
Those advertisements in the middle of the 19th century has suggested that men must spend no less than 2 months of their income to buy the perfect ring for the bride and just with the advert the definition and the style of the ring has been moved to a much different direction. Those engagement rings this time have been coming from various jewellery materials like the Gold, Platinum, Silver and etc. So much materials available that you can be able to pick a tantamount design and jewels. You just need to be able to know what you want and put it into perspective for you to be able to see the best for you.