We explore the role of fashion and it's changing nature throughout history. Whether this be the effect and inference that can be drawn from the style of clothing to the luxury connotations of jewelery. We examine how the material of clothing and the addition of high value items such as diamonds had an effect on social standing both from a contemporary viewpoint as well as a modern viewpoint. The role of diamond rings, whether in an engagement ring, or just dress rings, has been a continuing theme in the presentation of women throughout time; evidenced in modern terms by the sheer volume of stores such as Samara James, now stocking vintage engagement ring designs and how this holds true in early periods of history. Why has the diamond become such a symbol of feminine beauty? We discuss this and more in our upcoming article, stay tuned!