Category Archives: Antique Rings

Let’s shop for Downton Abbey rings! | Art Deco Ring Styles

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Downton Abbey takes place during the 1920’s, so we’re on the hunt for 1920’s rings. That falls in the realm of the Art Deco jewelry period, which was strongly defined by geometric shapes and strong lines. I’ve even put together a bit of a refresher for you guys:

What was 1920’s jewelry like?
    Geometric shapes like triangles, pentagons, and trapezoids Bold edges Strongly contrasted color combinations with gems of ruby, onyx, sapphire, and emerald. Design names of the day: Cartier, Van Cleef and Arpels, Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli. Sleek, streamline

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5 Gorgeous Antique Aquamarine Rings

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Aquamarine jewelry has always captivated me for the beauty of the sea it seems to have captured. It’s like… like wearing a crystal lake! And to get even more romantic, antique jewelry set with aquamarines is even better. Couldn’t you just faint? I could. We’ve pulled some amazing pictures for you guys to see.

    Aquamarine Opal & Diamond Cluster Ring, CLICK

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5 Stunning Vintage Art Deco Engagement Rings

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If you want an antique engagement ring, consider the art deco style. We’ve pulled five of our favorite that are currently for sale online. What you’ll notice with the art deco style are rigid, strong lines and lots of geometric shapes.

    Antique Art Deco 2.5 Carat Old European Cut Diamond Engagement Ring Solid Platinum from Era Gem, CLICK

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Victorian Estate Rings We Love (For Sale)

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Feel like getting a little lost in a more romantic, old-fashioned time? If you’re looking for great estate jewelry that’s for sale, take a gander at We noticed they had a nice selection of antique Victorian rings. We picked five of them to share with you guys. (And they’re all for sale right now, yes.)

Clockwise from top left.

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5 Oval Amethyst Rings in Vintage Style

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Below you’ll find five varieties of genuine antique or antique style amethyst rings. The purple stone in all of these rings is in an oval shape. I happen to think that East-West ring settings make it look even more cool than the typical North-South setting. You’ll see an example of that with our ring choice #1. You’ll also notice several different metals are represented here.  They’re all going to sparkle, and they’re all going to look great on you.

Oval Amethyst Ring – Vintage Style

Mystic Light Amethyst Oval Cut Cocktail Ring Related: Co

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5 Moonstone and Diamond Engagement Rings with Romantic Luxury

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Consider a slightly nontraditional engagement ring in the form of a moonstone and diamond ring. You still get diamonds! It’s a nod to a more romantic, old fashioned feel, is all. Designer Arlene Abelow brings us our first ring, which has a pinkish tone to the moonstone. Our second ring is a bit more dressed up, but still has a vintage feel.

Our one modestly modern piece is a Jamie Wolf ring. The brushed yellow gold really heightens its appeal.

Next up is a true antique beauty, an Edwardian era ring. It was very likely used as an engagement ring at some time before. Trail

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Vintage Inspired Rings by Ollipop Under $50

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What does it take to find vintage inspired rings? It’s simple. Just check out Ollipop rings! When I saw these, I was very taken with how darn creative and cute they are. It’s a little Alice in Wonderland and a little Steampunk. They have a gorgeous vintage inspired look to them, giving them a sense of real world charm (even if you are pretending you’re in a fantasy realm.) Most of these Ollipop rings are under $25, but one was more expensive so I listed this as Ollipop rings for under $50.

Two of the rings I’ve featured are flower rings. The others have sparkl

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Yellow Sapphire Engagement Rings with Diamonds: Antique to Modern

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We have five yellow sapphire engagement rings with diamonds (of course!) for you to peruse. Two are antiques (the second and the last). The third one is actually a wedding band set – the engagement ring and wedding band come together. I think my favorite is the first ring, though, because it’s so romantic with the curved design. (After I put together this post I found this awesome split shank ring he

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Art Deco Diamond and Jade Plaque Ring

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Can you handle the amazing beauty of this art deco find?

This antique art deco ring is made with platinum, green jade and a single diamond. Talk about a unique pairing.The bezel set diamond is round and brilliant cut (total carat weight: 0.50 carat, color: J, clarity: SI1). The green jade is translucent with fancy beveled edges and chamfered corners.

For this art deco ring visit Past Era online:

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Georgian Ring with 1.9 Center Diamond

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Feeling like today is a good day for diamonds?

Not a ton of details are released about this ring, but there are plenty of clues. First off, it’s an antique ring from the Georgian era. It’s from England, circa 1820. It’s got clusters of diamonds, and the center diamond is about 1.9 carats. The price? A tidy $22,000.

You can buy this Georgian diamond ring online at A La Vielle Russie:

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