Are you getting engaged? An engagement is the most joyous and exciting occasion in a couple’s life where an Engagement Ring has a pivotal role. It symbolizes love and commitment, presenting a ring to your partner on this special day is a tradition that has spanned centuries. There are a lot of questions and inspirations that come to mind when searching for a Diamond Engagement Ring. You have endless ring designs to choose from, but Vintage Engagement Rings will always remain the most popular choice of all time, all thanks to its impeccable opulence and rich history. Vintage jewellery comes in a huge variety of styles and designs, today many brides find vintage style most interesting. There were five major time periods in jewelry from the 1700’s to the 1950’s. Each era showcased a distinct aesthetic and charmed everyone with its delicacy. Let's see how Engagement Rings have changed throughout time?
Georgian Engagement Rings
The Georgian period was between 1714 and 1837 and lasted over 100 years through first four English kingdoms, George I, George II, George III, George
IV. The Georgian jewelry is quite rare and expensive, commonly used gemstones were garnet, topaz, amethyst, sapphires, and other lavish stones. Metals like 18k gold and silver were typically used in crafting Engagement Rings.
Victorian Engagement Rings
A widely known, the Victorian era was named after Queen Victoria of England. The love and romance of the Queen and King Albert were commonly seen in the jewelry designs in the form of romantic symbols like flowers, hearts, and lots more! Birthstones were greatly used instead of diamonds for Engagement Rings.
Art Nouveau Engagement Rings
The Art Nouveau period was derived from the French word for ‘New Art’. Art Nouveau Engagement Rings exhibited designs that are soft, whimsy and emblematic. The jewelry from this period is mostly handcrafted and artistic.
Edwardian Engagement Rings
The Edwardian era existed during the reign of King Edward of England. The Edwardian jewelry was intricately crafted; the designs were more elaborate and decorative. Diamonds was the most sought after choice during the time. Moreover, this style was delicate, feminine and light.
The Art Deco era, emerging after the conclusion of World War I displayed sharp lines, bold geometric shapes in jewelry. The Engagement Rings from this period are eye-catching, vivid and distinct.
Confused to choose a Vintage Engagement Ring style for you or for your partner? We hope all the information above will help you pick the most worthy style.
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