Vintage Natural Diamond Engagement Ring Collection
Vintage inspired certified natural diamond engagement rings feature the whimsical intricate design details from a bygone era. Set in your choice of rose or yellow gold for a more traditional look and feel, or platinum or white gold for a more contemporary take.
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Vintage Engagement Rings
What are vintage engagement rings?
Vintage engagement rings are defined as those that are at least twenty to thirty years old and frequently originate from a particular historical period, such as the Edwardian, Victorian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, or Mid-Century periods. These rings stand out for their exquisite craftsmanship, distinctive designs, and historical significance. They frequently incorporate unique gemstone shapes and settings, exquisite embellishments, and filigree work that may not be as prevalent in modern jewellery. A lot of individuals value antique engagement rings because of their classic beauty, fine craftsmanship, and historical significance.
What is the history of vintage engagement rings?
Vintage engagement rings reflect popular styles and trends throughout history. In Victorian times, rings featured delicate filigree metalwork and embellished engraving. Edwardian era rings moved toward platinum with milgrain details. The Art Deco period brought bold geometric shapes and decorative accents. Retro and mid-century rings saw creative use of unusual gemstones and materials like wood or Bakelite. Each era impacted ring aesthetics. Today's vintage rings span centuries, having unique details that stand out from modern styles. They capture the essence of past time periods in their designs and craftsmanship. Vintage rings hold an appeal as one-of-a-kind historic artefacts symbolising enduring love.
Can I find matching wedding bands for vintage engagement rings?
It is certainly possible to find wedding bands that complement vintage engagement ring styles beautifully. Many jewellery shops and boutiques specialise in classic and antique-style rings and carry coordinating band and engagement ring pairings. Estate sales, vintage boutiques, and consignment stores are also great resources for locating stylish bands that fit the time period and design of vintage engagement rings. Lily Arkwright experts can also help source wedding bands that aesthetically match the detailing, metal type, and overall look of a vintage engagement ring. With some searching, thoughtfully selecting matching bands, and working with jewellery experts, brides can find the perfect bands to pair with cherished vintage engagement rings.
Celebrity Vintage Rings
Katy Perry's vintage engagement ring
Katy Perry received a stunning engagement ring from Orlando Bloom, inspired by floral themes and featuring a vibrant ruby gemstone. Surrounded by smaller diamonds and nestled in intricate yellow gold, this vintage inspired ring captivates with its uniquely romantic design, echoing the essence of their love.
Lily Arkwright Loves
Diana oval or Honor round rings
Vintage style rings allure with their lasting elegance and meticulous craftsmanship, often displaying intricate details, delicate filigree work, and unique gem placements. They evoke nostalgic sentiments, connecting to bygone eras and emanating a romantic essence, appealing to those seeking a blend of historical charm and exquisite beauty in their jewellery.