When was the first time a man gave a diamond to a… | BNT Diamonds

What is the earliest record of a man giving a diamond to a woman for her hand in marriage?

In 1477, the Archduke of Austria gave a diamond ring to Mary of Burgundy. This action sparked a trend among the nobility and aristocracy, who started to use the diamond ring as a sign of marriage.

Today, some 500 years later, diamonds are the most popular gemstones in engagement rings.

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