The earliest Sterling Silver rings were more signs of property than love. Sometimes these were made of materials like hemp or bamboo and sometimes with bone and shells but those were the olden times. Nowadays these beautiful and glittery jewels are made of precious metals like Gold, Silver, Platinum and other metals.
Rings have long been used by women to display their love or availability to the world. A classic example is the Irish Claddagh rings which if worn upside down (heart out) symbolizes that a woman's heart has yet to be earned, but if the heart is bowed down it refers that the woman is already taken.
Rings have been worn to profess undying love where is it has also been worn to keep the spirits alive of the departed. It can symbolize any emotion of the wearer. These are also exchanged as promised at weddings and reminders of the everlasting vows between two souls.
Gemstone Rings are a new trend that can adorn exquisite gems like rubies, emeralds, sapphires or can have unique and colorful gems like turquoise, amazonite, labradorite to name a few. The gems can be any but what makes these jewels worth acquiring is their allure and appeal. One can never have enough of these sparkly and glittery rings.