INSPIRATIONS FOR YOUR OWN VINTAGE ENGAGEMENT RING
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I hate to be one to jump on the bandwagon of the latest trend but I simply love the vintage look being used for engagement rings these days. Vintage engagement rings have become the hottest style this year with designs reflecting influences from the Victorian era, the roaring 20s and many other decades. These distinctive creations are a stunning blend of old world charm and modern day style.Read More...
Blast from the Past
These classy rings that hark to the past have become wildly popular and are currently fairly easy to find. They fulfil many brides’ dreams of having a beautifully crafted and 100% unique engagement ring that is anything but run-of-the-mill. Vintage rings are typically rings that are either less than 50 years old or are new rings with signature design characteristics that are associated with a period in history. Antique rings are generally classified as those that are at least 50 years old and are genuine pieces of history.
It’s All in the Detail
Our designers have seen a huge increase in demand for customised vintage engagement rings. Distinctive design characteristics, such as the intricate filigree patterns and scrollwork found on many Art Deco-style rings, is back in style and looks as beautiful as ever. In these days of mass-production and uniformity delicate hand-crafted details are valued more than ever. Brides are again learning to make the bold move towards bright and vividly coloured engagement rings as they did in the 20s. The dazzling array of coloured stones being used for engagement rings is unending and according to the style, anything truly goes.
Worth the Effort
An antique engagement ring may be a little harder to find but is definitely well worth the effort. Engagement rings from by-gone days were handcrafted pieces of art. The exquisite craftsmanship and skill used to create each ring was a labour of love. The final result was a precious yet stunningly magnificent ring that was and still is incredibly durable. Consequently antique rings found today are still in excellent condition and continue to be astonishingly gorgeous.
Thankfully, in this instance, history repeating itself is a truly wonderful thing! Vintage engagement rings open up a world of design options ranging from colourful and playful to elegant simplicity or elaborately intricate. So go ahead look for that blast from the past to uniquely symbolize the excitement of your future.