D-F is considered colorless and G-J is regarded near colorless. We advocate staying in the D-J color range. Colorless diamonds are known to be the very best quality and near colorless are extraordinary buys and allow a bigger diamond to be bought on account of the cost transformations. Clarity refers to the amount of flaws that the stone may or may not have. Each level of clarity may have a drastic change in price. And lastly, carat weight refers to the size and weight of the stone. The Western traditions of marriage ceremony rings can be traced to historic Rome and Greece, and were first linked to the marital dowry and later with a promise of fidelity. The modern trade of rings derived from the customs of Europe in the Middle Ages as a part of Christendom.  In the US, marriage ceremony rings were at the beginning only worn by wives, but became time-honored for both husbands and wives during the 20th century. Historical stylesGimmel ringsGimmel ring with the hoop opened, in the British MuseumWedding ring of groom and a bride with shadow in form of heart – symbolic sense of loveDuring the 16th and 17th centuries, European husbands bestowed a gimmel ring upon their wives. Similar to the puzzle ring, the gimmel ring consisted of two interlocking bands. The bride and groom both wore one of these bands after their engagement, and both bands were reunited during the bridal ceremony.