The ‘rules’ around when eternity rings are supposed to be given by a husband to his wife seem to be a little vague. Some people cite birth of the first child as the time, others 5 years of marriage. Honestly though, who would pass up an opportunity to get another lovely sparkly item of jewellery?

Eternity rings are usually set with gemstones to match or complement the engagement and wedding rings. They traditionally have diamonds or other gemstones around the entire band but often a half eternity is more realistically affordable. Here are also some examples with children’s birthstones, which is a lovely sentimental touch.

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