Category Archives: Antique Engagement Rings

Antique engagement rings are starting to make there way back into fashion. Many jewelry designers replicate antique rings because of what an impact they have on the fashion world. Owning an antique ring can make your left ring finger the center of attention for longer than just your engagement! Some celebrities with Antique Style Engagement rings are Jessica Biel. The new trending sensation is to where a vintage styled piece. We think the hit british show Downton Abbey is to blame for vintage coming back into style. This category isn’t only to show you the amazing antique engagement rings, but there are also many auctions that sell antique pieces for insanely high amounts of money. This is an informative category to help you determine if vintage style or antique engagement rings are for you, or just to show you what certain people wear or pay for their jewels.

Your engagement ring guru guide is back with part 2 of “Would You Wear Birthstone Engagement Rings?” Last week the topic of birthstone engagement rings was explored.  Diamonds have been the symbol of love for centuries, which is how they’ve found their place at the center of engagement rings and bridal jewelry. Now a days, women have been taking a more unconventional approach to searching and choosing their engagement ring.  Replacing the classic Diamond with a birthstone gem.  Birthstone engagement rings come with many benefits, mostly revolving around the fact that they exude layers of sentimental value and passion.  Not Read More →

Bigger is better! Right? Well not in this case, diamonds can be very expensive to begin with, especially when they get bigger in size. However there are a few tricks to get that small diamond to look like a huge rock! The best part about it, is it doesn’t always require you to spend more cash! We have put together a few tips on how to make your stone look slightly larger while saving you some cash in the process. Cut: Its not the size that counts, but the cut of the diamond that really catches the eye. If you Read More →

Vintage vs. Art Deco Engagement Rings Finding your perfect engagement ring can be challenging. Deciding what style ring to have lying on your finger for the rest of your life can be a ambiguous decision. We are here to help. Vintage and Art Deco style rings are two of the most trending fads of 2013. Movies such as the Great Gatsby and Downton Abbey have inspired people to get more in touch with their elite side. Vintage Style or Vintage: There is a difference which is very obvious. Vintage is an actual piece of jewelry that has been present since Read More →

The Newest Trend: Art Deco & Vintage Style Engagement Rings The Art Deco and Vintage style ring is one of the most popular engagement ring styles of the year. We would like to give a special thanks to entertaining movies and television shows such as The Great Gatsby and Downton Abbey. People are becoming obsessed with the 1920s, 30s and 40s. The jewelry is being recreated by not only small jewelry businesses, but even Tiffany & Co. Tiffany’s just released their annual Blue Book which is predominately art deco and vintage styled jewelry. Art Deco jewelry is mostly geometrical designs Read More →

The Newest Trend: Art Deco Engagement Rings Out with the new and in with the old! The newest fashion statement in the wedding world is the art deco engagement ring. Art deco term means a sleek and vintage design that was a popular style in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s. So many stars have jumped on this band wagon. Nancy Shevell, which many of our views know as Paul McCartney’s wife has a beautiful art deco inspired engagement ring. This ring has a 5 carat + round diamond and the accent stones are thin strips of onyx. McCartney wanted Read More →

Emperor of France’s Engagement Ring Sold at Auction for $949,000 In 1796 the former Emperor of France, Napoleon Bonaparte proposed with a traditional engagement ring that consisted of two pear shaped stones, one being a sapphire and the other a diamond. He proposed to his lovely Josephine de Beauharnais. The ring was put up for auction at Osenat Auction House at the Fountainbleu in France.  It exceeded everyone’s expectations when the ring crushed its original estimation price of only $20,000 dollars. The crowd was on the edge of their seat watching bidders go back and forth raising the prices each Read More →

One of the most exciting times in anyone’s life is when they become engaged. Of course one of the most important parts of the engagement is choosing the right ring. Most likely this ring will be worn for years to come, serving as a symbol of love. Vintage Engagement Rings: Where to Look? Many people want a more unique ring than the designs available at the local jewelry store. Thus, there is a huge interest in vintage engagement rings. So, if you are considering the purchase of one of these rings, where should you look? Well, you have many options—each Read More →

Depending on the taste of your bride, an antique engagement ring is one of the most romantic and special ways of showing your future wife how much you love her. These rings have history and character to them, rather than a new and contemporary style ring. Antique rings typically will have diamonds that are of a higher quality, and the value of the ring will appreciate over time because the detail of the prongs and settings are usually intricate and difficult to replicate. When buying an antique engagement ring, you should pay special attention to the cut, color, clarity, carat Read More →

Every girl is a fan of vintage engagement rings. They are romantic and classic, so proposing to your beau with one is almost a guaranteed “Yes!” Luxury jewelry designers are taking their classic engagement rings and giving them an antique feel to them with art deco details and heirloom qualities such as rose gold and unique architecture. These are eye candy at its finest. Vintage Inspired Engagement Rings Leigh Jay Nacht: This ring is exquisite and dreamy with an old European center cut diamond and antique finish. ArtCarved: Who wouldn’t love this round center stone diamond encircled by a diamond Read More →

The History of Engagement Rings You’re about to spend a significant amount of your savings on a diamond ring for the woman you love — and you might just be wondering why it is this is such an important tradition when it comes to getting married. Believe it or not, the act of giving a woman a ring to symbolize the fact that she is yours is a tradition as old as man himself. Below is a quick timeline of how the diamond engagement ring came to be: Source: engagementringgurus.com via EverDream on Pinterest It all began during the age Read More →