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Retail Jeweller
Kate Doherty

Kate Doherty is part of the Retail Week special projects team, working on bespoke projects for individual clients. These come in various forms, including research reports, thought-leadership white papers and features, as well as client-sponsored round tables and webinars. Kate has been a B2B journalist for nine years and written about an array of industries, including retail, watches and jewellery, HR and beauty.

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Thomas Sabo

Fast Facts on
Wedding rings

  • 860 AD:The year Christians started using rings in marriage ceremonies.
  • 4th:The finger the ring is placed on.
  • 2,200BC:The year of the oldest recorded exchange of wedding rings in ancient Egypt.
  • 1854:The year in which the manufacture of 15ct, 12ct and 9ct became legal.

Photo from William Cheshire