The Evolution of Engagement Rings Through the Years

See how they've changed from the 1400s to now.

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An engagement ring is more than just a piece of jewelry: It signifies a major commitment in your relationship and gets shown off a lot on the 'gramBut the history behind why engagement rings exist dates all the way back to Ancient Rome. Find out how this piece of jewelry came to be and see how the styles have evolved over the centuries.

Charlotte Chilton
Charlotte Chilton