Facts You Didn’t Know about Your Engagement Ring

There's more to diamonds than meets the eye!

Have you ever wondered why engagement rings are worn on the 4th finger on the left hand? Or how the diamond became the go-to gem to celebrate love and all of life’s other big moments?

If you have a super inquisitive mind like us, then you probably have. Thankfully, we’ve broken down the most need-to-know facts about your engagement ring, like the crazy news that diamonds are becoming increasingly rare 😱 (making them even more special!). So the next time you’re admiring your rock—or just pining over which one you'd love to own—remember how exceptional a diamond truly is.

Hannah Morrill is a writer and editor based in Portland, Maine. She’s an avid reader, an indifferent face-washer and a sunscreen/retinol evangelist.