A friend of mine has dated her now fiance' for about 5 years. Last month they got engaged and instead of getting her an engagement ring, he gave her an engagement bracelet. It is a lovely white gold diamond tennis bracelet and she wears it with as much pride as she would an engagement ring. She says they only want to wear wedding bands and she did not want an engagement ring. Have I been living under a rock or is this a new thing people are doing now? I have never heard of this before.