Vintage engagement rings, antique diamond rings

vintage engagement rings
Vintage diamond ring gold and platinum

For original vintage engagement rings, you can turn to antique diamond rings. These original vintage engagement rings will enhance your love story and give originality to your wedding celebration. Antique diamond rings and vintage engagement rings are indeed unique and original. They are often associated with precious stones such as diamonds, a symbol of purity and the ultimate wedding jewel. Art deco and vintage engagement rings can also be adorned with colored gemstones such as sapphires, rubies or emeralds, or fine stones such as amethyst, lapis lazuli, coral, topaz… Vintage engagement rings and antique diamond rings are luminous pieces that will perfectly match your everyday jewelry.

Vintage style engagement rings

vintage rings

Vintage style engagement rings are diverse and correspond to a variety of styles. In the late 19th century, you will find jewelry engagement rings directly inspired by the colonial era and Britain’s international influence. The vintage style engagement rings of the period finds its inspiration in the colonies, finding new metals such as enamel, pearl, glass…. The Georgian, Edwardian and Victorian art periods successively borrowed their names from the British rulers of the time. These antique ring designs are undoubtedly coming back into fashion today. You can also be tempted by Art Nouveau ring designs, with leafy or floral motifs, elegant curves and often colorful gems. You can also opt for beautiful antique rings from the Art Deco period, characterized by their combination of white metals and diamonds, or for the typical Tank rings from the 1940s-1950s if you are seduced by their beautiful volumes and sublime gemstones. There are also some very nice contemporary designs on the second hand ring market.

Diamond and precious stone rings  

vintage diamonds rings

Choosing vintage or antique diamond rings is a safe bet for a vintage engagement ring, because there are certainly as many varieties of diamond rings as there are different tastes in jewelry. For example, you can opt for a beautiful solitaire ring, a ring with three medium-sized diamonds, or a fine ring with multiple small diamonds.

Ruby and diamond rings

ruby rings

Second-hand ruby rings are among the most sought after antique rings. Known for its sublime red color, the ruby is a gemstone produced mainly in Burma, where its rarest and most sought-after variety in the world, the “pigeon’s blood” ruby, characterized by its pure and deep hue, fetches a high price.

 Emerald and brilliant

emerald rings

Emerald rings are quality antique pieces. This gemstone, characterized by its green color, adorns exceptional rings. Emerald is one of the most expensive gemstones, but the intensity of its color, its dimensions and its size can influence its price.

Sapphire and diamonds 

vintage sapphire ring

Sapphire rings are highly prized for their sublime blue color. Associated by the Egyptians with truth and justice, worn by Charlemagne and prized by the cardinals of the Catholic Church, the sapphire is a luxurious stone. Mainly from Sri Lanka, sapphires are also produced in Burma and Madagascar.

What is the difference between vintage and antique jewelry?

antique diamonds rings

vintage sapphire rings

But then, what is the difference between vintage and antique jewelry ? The difference between them is undeniably time. First of all, they are both opposed to new jewelry. But vintage jewelry is less than thirty years old, whereas antique jewelry is more than 100 years old. But don’t confuse vintage and antique jewelry with vintage or antique style jewelry, which are new pieces but take on the style of older pieces.

Vintage Engagement rings for sale in France

vintage sapphire and diamond ring

vintage sapphire ring

Vintage engagement rings are part of the French heritage. The most emblematic period is the beginning of the 20th century, which was the height of the art of jewelry in France. Just after a period of pain and sorrow, war and terror, jewelry was born again during a very festive period. This period is called the Art Deco era, where jewelry designs reflect a time of joy and celebration. It is characterized by the use of plain materials combined with large diamonds and colored or fine stones. Our boutique, located in the heart of the 9th arrondissement of Paris, in the rue des Martyrs, has been welcoming customers from all over the world since the early 2000s. You will find many engagement rings for sale. You will be greeted by expert gemologists, who can give you advice on how to find the vintage engagement ring of your dreams.

Pre-Owned Rings for women

vintage tourmaline ring

Pre-owned jewelry is exceptional antique jewelry, highly prized by collectors but also by individuals seduced by the originality and authenticity of these luxury pieces. A pre-owned jewel is a jewel which, if it is not new and of recent manufacture, has brilliantly crossed the times and the artistic trends to slip back into the windows of today’s jewelry stores. Pre-owned jewelry is therefore antiques, often magnificent pieces, which have retained their appeal, their brilliance and their splendor through the ages. They are quality objects, very luxurious and sometimes very rare, which attract much research and covetousness. By turning to pro-owned antique jewelry, you can be sure that you are buying authentic, quality jewelry, pieces that you can keep for decades.

Signed Rings, Cartier, Buccellati, Bulgari, Chaumet, VCA etc..

Signed rings are the most valuable and timeless type of precious rings on the market. These jewels can be from more or less recent collections. It is important to know that jewelry models of big brands sell very well on the antiques and second-hand jewelry market. The most popular brands are certainly Cartier, Chanel, Van Cleef & Arpels, Tiffany & Co, Chaumet, Piaget, Bulgari, Buccellati, etc.

Vintage diamond rings

antique onyx and diamond rings

Diamonds earrings with pearl

3.19 carat rectangular Ceylon sapphire (unheated) and baguette diamonds

Mauboussin Étoile divine

19th century sleeper earrings in 18k yellow gold and platinum

Vintage bracelets at Paris

Tiger eye insect brooch 1960

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