Antique engagement rings
What are Antique Engagement Rings?
By definition, antique engagement rings are rings that have been made over 100 years ago. Vintage antique engagement rings are rings that have been worn by someone and made over 100 years. Given this criteria, actually buying antique engagement rings, let alone vintage, can be a difficult task, especially because this type of jewelry is very difficult to find and expensive. Finding affordable antique engagement rings for sale is like finding a needle in a haystack. Instead, the most consumer friendly option is antique style engagement rings. Even though these rings were not made 100 years ago, you get the same look with modern crafting techniques and quality gems. This is what we recommend and what most of our clients prefer. When you buy antique engagement rings online and unless it is otherwise stated, it is better to assume you are buying a newly made ring that is inspired by traditional jewelry design.
What are antique style engagement rings?
Antique engagement rings for women have similar design elements that are easy to identify. The filigree pattern is the most common and it appears similar to lace with twisted or curling threads of metal in a floral motif. Milgrain detail is commonly found with filigree and it is a design technique with tiny beads detailed along the edges of the design. Even the most unusual antique engagement rings will have these elements in their design. Modern antique or antique looking engagement rings will have these elements integrated with newer jewelry techniques such as tension setting.
There are so many Antique Sapphire Engagement Rings to choose from! Help!
The world of antique engagement ring settings is vast, but we are here to help. There are no right or wrong answers when looking for designs. You will not make any old jewelry artisans roll in their graves by selecting unusual antique engagement rings. The best antique engagement rings are the ones that appeal to you! Our first recommendation would be to identify your budget to understand what options are there for you. There is typically more labor involved in creating this type of ring and even small antique engagement rings can compete with other larger designs. With that said, you can still design your own large antique engagement rings within a budget. Semiprecious colored stones work well in 2 carat antique engagement rings. And diamond, ruby, and sapphire are reasonable in 1 carat antique engagement rings.
The round antique engagement rings are the most popular shape. They are versatile and come in a variety of designs. The round brilliant gems compliment the detailed patterns of the setting. If you are looking for to make a statement with antique engagement rings, oval center stones are an excellent choice. The smooth wide face of the oval gem is a stunning contrast to the intricate metalwork. In addition, many people design yellow gold antique engagement rings because yellow gold was the original metal used in jewelry. White and rose gold were not invented until the 19th century. Finally, antique sapphire engagement rings have been trending in recent years thanks to the royal engagement ring of Duchess Kate Middleton.
Where can I find Antique Engagement Rings?
What is the best place to buy antique engagement rings? Beautiful antique engagement rings await you at AZEERA. All our designs come in 11 gems (Amethyst, Aquamarine, Black Onyx, Blue Sapphire, Citrine, Diamond, Garnet, Peridot, Pink Tourmaline, Ruby, and Swiss Blue Topaz) and 8 metals (14k White Gold, 18k White Gold, 14k Rose Gold, 18k Rose Gold, 14k Yellow Gold, 18k Yellow Gold, Platinum, and Palladium). Designing an antique engagement rings online has never been more enjoyable or easier.