Class Rings: How Did they Originate and Evolve through the Years?

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Class Rings: How Did they Originate and Evolve through the Years?

Educational achievements have become more meaningful and memorable, if you are going to wear a class ring, it proudly bears something about your loving almamater and how you  were able to attain that sweetest  reward of  your perseverance, patience and genial talents all rolled into one. Class rings or college rings have other distinctive names that many of us do not have an idea about. These jewelries are tenderly referred to as senior rings,  graduation rings and so much more, to make these even more unique ever since it was initially  made and discovered for so many years.




According to the pages of history, class rings just like the elegant ones which are being created by our very own VY Domingo Jewllers Incorporated in the Philippines all  began in the United States of  America in the year 1835. This was first introduced by the US Military Academy in West Point


How Should You Wear Your Class Ring?

Based on the book which is entitled The Complete Book of Etiquette, authored by  Amy Vanderbilt it follows a specific protocol. If a wearer happens to be a college graduate, the senior or college ring should face the wearer to constantly remind that person of the so-called graduation goal. Class rings symbolize badges of honor which are being closely associated to diplomas. Moreover, these jewelries that are especially crafted by VY Domingo Jewellers Incorporated in  utmost perfection symbolize the eye-catching persona of a graduate.




This reminds the graduate of his or her purpose in educating thyself. It includes the following: Self-development which is in relation to a specific insular academic  environment, class rings are positive emblems  that the wearer will enter the REAL WORLD very soon. On the other hand Academy graduates wear college or senior rings on their left hand.  This is to indicate the ancient belief of the Anglo-American custom of wearing wedding bands on a person’s left hand.


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Also, it carries a scientific hypothesis that the left hand is connected to the same location of a  human vein leading to the heart. Did you know that prior to the momentous graduation rites, US Military Academy students had worn the USMA class rings with  their respective Class Crest which signify a cadet’s bond to his or her beloved class within the academy? Subsequently, military  college rings are still worn today  and its endless symbolisms  had never faded through the years until this very day.


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Currently,  these lavish class  rings are intricately fashioned with the highest degree of craftsmanship just like those rings that are exclusively distributed by the world famed VY Domingo Jewellers Incorporated. Interestingly, these sophisticated jewelries are excellently customized according to your unique specifications based on your personality and reasonable budget.



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    April 25, 2016 at 6:45 pm

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