Ever wondered why men are expected to buy their beloveds the biggest and most expensive diamond ring possible when they pop the question?
Surely it’s a traditional symbol of their eternal love and devotion, right? Diamonds are forever, a girl’s best friend. If you like it, put a ring on it, and so on and so forth.
The guys at College Humor have put together this gem of a video explaining the history behind our fascination with diamonds, and exposing the secrets the diamond industry doesn’t want you to know.
So lads, if you can’t work out whether it’s one, two or three month’s salary that truly says ‘I love you’, this might help you decide.
But don’t worry ladies, they’ll still end up buying you one…