Which Era Is Your Vintage Engagement Rings Inspired By?
August 23, 2016, Alyssa Bruni
You might wonder what is it about vintage engagement rings that has inspired generations? Is it the link to the golden past, the timeless artistry or the grandeur that these beauties offer that engages one and all. Depicting distinct aesthetics right from the glorious past eras from Victorian period to Edwardian and from Art Nouveau to the Art deco era the rich history of each entices and allure. We engage and enlighten you with a list of classic, romantic and timeless pieces influenced by these historic times, souvenirs that you will cherish for generations.
The Romantic Victorian Era
Who better to set ablaze the trends for these beauties then the queen of England herself in the time frame of 1835 to 1900. Named and famed after queen Victoria the classy and elegant Victorian engagement rings make a signature mark. Prime inspiration of the era were romantic motifs, intricate detailing, and designed to emphasize on accents diamonds, these stunners are rage in the jewelry circuit.
Indulge in nostalgia with the 14k white gold Victorian vintage ring of 1.54 carat total weight that artistically flaunts a prong set GIA certified 0.7 carat oval shaped center diamond highlighted by two dazzling tapered baguettes of 0.84 carats on each side in the center and encircled by brilliant pave set round diamonds. Further enhancing the unique look of the white gold vintage ring are a series of pave set round diamonds on all three sides of the shank and beautifully outlined by a milgrain border. Profound beauty fashioned by Fascinating Diamonds that is sure to make you stand out in the crowd.
Classy extravaganza the 14k rose gold Victorian halo diamond ring of 0.66 carat total weight is a novel creation that spectacularly showcases a prong set GIA certified round cut diamond of 0.4 carat in the center encircled by a series of pave set round cut orange sapphire gemstones of 0.18 carat laced with a milgrain outline. Further augmenting the artistic look of the halo style antique milgrain engagement ring are pave set round cut diamonds of 0.08 carat placed in a series and enhanced by an intricate milgrain detailing on either sides of the ring band and the inner rims adding to its innovative look. Fresh creation by Fascinating Diamonds this beauty makes your special occasions grand and glamorous.
The Sophisticated Edwardian Era
Inspired from the raging rein of king Edward VII in the expanse of 1900 to 1915 the Edwardian vintage engagement rings imbibed the airy feel of elegance and sophistication in full swing. Intricate designing, grandeur effect and delicate feminine artistry where major highlights of these rings.
Sensational creation the Edwardian engagement ring of 0.92 carat total weight impresses you in just one glance by flaunting a GIA certified prong held 0.4 carat radiant cut center diamond. The antique 18k yellow gold engagement ring band is further highlighted by a series of three channel set tapered baguettes of 0.52 carats placed horizontally in the middle and accentuated along with a dual row of pave set round cut diamonds on the sides edged with a fine milgrain design. A blazing beauty fashioned by Fascinating Diamonds indulges you in sheer exquisiteness.
Majestic beauty the 1.08 carat total weight Edwardian vintage look halo diamond ring entices you with its sheer grandeur by showcasing a prong set GIA certified princess cut diamond of 0.4 carat in the center encircled in a halo of pave set round black diamonds of 0.34 carats. The vintage style 18k white gold halo engagement ring is further amplified by a milgrain edged beautiful four petal design encrusted with pave set black diamonds and bezel set round diamonds of 0.34 carat placed at equal intervals all around the floral arcs. An alternate series of pave set round white and black diamonds highlight either sides of the ring band giving a glamorous effect. A stunning creation by Fascinating Diamonds that spells pure romance and luxury.
The Creative Art Nouveau Era
Perhaps one of the most artistic and inspiring jewelry was crafted in this very era. Built on strong grounds of skilled craftsmanship, creativity and intriguing designs the Art Nouveau engagement rings engage you with their nature inspired colorful pieces.
Artistic creation the 1.36 carat total weight square Art Nouveau diamond ring beautifully presents a dual prong set GIA certified princess cut diamond in the center encircled around and below by a sequence of pave set round cut diamonds of 0.43 carats and green emerald gemstones of 0.53 carats placed on a on a square base bordered by a flywheel design. The classy 14k yellow gold engagement ring is augmented more by two trillion shaped green emerald gemstones surrounded by pave set round diamonds placed on a triangular base on either sides. The ring band is further highlighted excellently by pave set round cut diamonds and green emerald gemstones spread out on all three sides of the ring band decorated with a milgrain border. Crafted with full sophistication by Fascinating Diamonds this beauty is sure a head turner.
Enchanting sparkle the nature inspired round halo diamond ring of 0.71 carat total weight is delicately designed to showcase a sparkling GIA certified round cut center diamond of 0.4 carat placed in secure prong setting and encircled in a halo of pave set round blue sapphire gemstones of 0.23 carats enhanced by with a fine milgrain border. Increasing the look of the 950 platinum engagement ring even is a milgrain edged butterfly design on both sides of the center stone decorated with pave set round blue sapphire gemstones on each wing side. This beauty is further glazed by a fine series of pave set round diamonds of 0.08 carats and blue sapphire gemstones set sequentially on the milgrain rimmed knife edge ring shank. This exceptional stunner fashioned by Fascinating Diamonds is perfect for the bride who is in awe of natural scenic beauty.
The Roaring Art Deco Era
One could see a major shift of fashion raging from this era, not only was it the period of triumph but it set a new trend with its being. Characterized by bold geometric designs, straight lines and enhanced with bursting gemstones the art deco engagement rings poured a fusion of grand appearance and urbane flair.
Blazing square art deco diamond ring of 1.01 carat total weight allures in its full glory by featuring a GIA certified prong held round cut diamond of 0.4 carat in the hub enclosed by pave set round red ruby gemstones of 0.38 carats placed on a square halo that is heightened by four bezel set round diamonds of 0.23 carats placed on all its four corners of the crown and edged beautifully by a milgrain border. Bringing more charm to the artistic look of the 18k rose gold halo engagement ring is a split shank which divided in the middle with two pave set round cut diamonds placed on a petal shape design enveloped by a milgrain outline that stretches further till the end. Highlighting both ends of the split ring band are a series of pave set round diamonds and red ruby gemstones sheathed by a milgrain frame. A classic brilliance by Fascinating Diamonds that is as impeccable as your girls intense style.
Impressive sparkler the 1.47 carat total weight bar grid ring is a stunner that engages you with its grandeur by featuring a prong set GIA certified marquise shaped center diamond of 0.91 carat augmented by parallely placed four rows of bar set straight baguette of 0.56 carats placed on either side followed by two sleek bars and carved metal design on the entire thick 950 platinum ring band. An exquisite ravisher styled by Fascinating Diamonds that is sure to match your lovers extravagant panache.