Within the Church and other religions, the rings have been worn to show the promise of the user to be faithful to the Church or to traffic.
Ring exchanges between men and women are documented in Egyptian and Roman literature and simple friendship rings were popular in 17th century France.
For the last 200 years, precious stones and diamonds, set in rings, have been given the most serious show its commitment and promise to another and today, even those of more modest can show that same commitment with fine diamonds, gold and silver designs.
And because our hands are more visible, and parts of our physical Nor is it surprising that a ring, well chosen and designed artistic life, is a more fitting expression of a promise to another.
In some cases, the promise ring is precursor to the commitment rings. While they symbolize a promise to marry, the promise ring can stand for many other types of promise.
- I am in love with you
- I will be faithful to you
- I’ll be with you for entire of my life
- You are the one
- I will promise you
- I will keep your secret
- My intention is to get married with you, but I am not yet ready to commit
- I promise to leave a vice (gambling, drinking, smoking)
- I will always be there for you
- I will save my virginity only for you
- I will return to you
- I promise to replace it with a ring (more) diamond one as soon as I can afford it
- We are best friends Men and women can give Promise Ring.
Some promise ring do small diamonds, but no ring may represent a promise. If the ring is quite large, the donor may have a name or initials engraved or a few words that summed up the promise. It is better to avoid band rings, if that can be confused with wedding ring.
When giving a promise ring, it is important to communicate the sense that you give to it. A simple note accompanying the ring, to be read prior to opening the gift, can clarify your sentiments.