Wedding Band History, Customs & Magic By Seabastian

Wedding Band History, Customs & Magic

Wedding Band History, Customs & Magic By Seabastian

The Italian Villa have produced a cool infographic about The History of a Wedding. Did you know the first use of wedding bands was in 2800 BC? These and other interesting facts below.

The Italian Villa have produced a cool infographic about The History of a Wedding. Did you know the first use of wedding bands was in 2800 BC? These and other interesting facts below.

This ring dates from 1728; the absolute height of the memento mori style. It not only features the affectation of the ‘coffin’ shaped crystal, but it encapsulates the skeleton inlaid in black enamel around the band. Further to this, the element of the full skeleton inside the coffin crystal completes the sentiment. There is nowhere on the jewel that death is not represented.

This ring dates from 1728; the absolute height of the memento mori style. It not only features the affectation of the ‘coffin’ shaped crystal, but it encapsulates the skeleton inlaid in black enamel around the band. Further to this, the element of the full skeleton inside the coffin crystal completes the sentiment. There is nowhere on the jewel that death is not represented.

The Prussian Clover Leaf coronet, diesigned by Wilhelm II as a silver wedding present for his first wife, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig Holstein, in 1906. Designed as a band of open-work oak leaves, with three and four leaf clover diamond motifs, linked with diamond scrolls at the base.

The Prussian Clover Leaf coronet, diesigned by Wilhelm II as a silver wedding present for his first wife, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig Holstein, in 1906. Designed as a band of open-work oak leaves, with three and four leaf clover diamond motifs, linked with diamond scrolls at the base.

Na Hoku Hawaiian Heirloom Jewelry is prized for its beautiful and enduring designs, and commitment to continuing the quality and tradition of personalized hand-engraved bracelets, rings, and pendants.

Na Hoku Hawaiian Heirloom Jewelry is prized for its beautiful and enduring designs, and commitment to continuing the quality and tradition of personalized hand-engraved bracelets, rings, and pendants.

Wedding gown, Worth, 1878. Boned bodice with deep center front busk point & basque tails. Undersleeve is ivory satin; upper sleeve is net covered w/pearl appliqués. To create slashed effect, satin bands applied over pearls. Self-fabric strips sewn over bands to simulate knots. Ivory satin cockades at elbows. Plain weave silk backing. Skirt front backed with silk taffeta. Two layers of self fabric used to create bustle. Museum of the City of New York

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Wedding gown, Worth, 1878. Boned bodice with deep center front busk point & basque tails. Undersleeve is ivory satin; upper sleeve is net covered w/pearl appliqués. To create slashed effect, satin bands applied over pearls. Self-fabric strips sewn over bands to simulate knots. Ivory satin cockades at elbows. Plain weave silk backing. Skirt front backed with silk taffeta. Two layers of self fabric used to create bustle. Museum of the City of New York

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