Diamond ring for engagement

Vintage Gemstones Engagement Rings

Vintage engagement rings are an original and unique version of the classic engagement ring. Instead of buying a ring that you might find on other women in classic and traditional stores, a vintage engagement ring guarantees the option of uniqueness. At the Bottazzi Blondeel shop, we believe that every love story is unique, and that it deserves a unique ring. The engagement ring is therefore particularly symbolic. It embodies the special bond that unites the two lovers through time. The vintage engagement ring can be chosen by the husband for his future wife, as a perfect gift before the wedding. This means that he knows what kind of style she likes to wear and what suits her perfectly. But the engagement ring can also be chosen jointly. It can be a special time before the wedding, and it’s a perfect solution if your partner is not sure what kind of ring she wants to wear. This is a good way to take advantage of the advice of our professionals to choose which vintage ring is most suitable. After making an appointment in our store, you can try different models and styles to find the ring of your dreams.

Vintage engagement ring with diamonds

Vintage Rings for Special Occasions

Vintage rings are very diverse. They can suit all tastes and styles, and they are sometimes jewels of collection. The old rings can be designed by famous luxury and jewellery brands such as Cartier, Chaumet, Piaget, Tiffany & Co., Chopard etc., but also by small designers. A vintage engagement ring is made to be worn all day, but it can also be a statement piece when paired with other jewelry, for example for a party, a cocktail, an event… We call “vintage rings” rings that were born in another era, that were already worn by someone before, that have their own history. They can be old rings from the early 20th century, the 1920s, 1940s, 1960s— These precious rings can be made of gold, platinum, silver, but also filled with pearls, precious gemstones, fine stones…

Wedding rings vintage style

Antique diamonds Art Deco Rings

Art Deco rings are probably the most emblematic rings of the 20th century. They embody a decade of luxury, frivolity after years and years of deprivation. The Art Deco period was born between the two world wars that devastated the world. Deprivation and pain were the daily life of those dark times. So when it ended, a lot of joy exploded through the arts and lifestyles. This sudden joy can be seen in painting, music and dance, but also in fashion. The dresses became shorter, the heels higher and the jewels brighter. The most beautiful gemstones have been exhibited in large sets and necklaces and earrings, but also rings. Nowadays, Art Deco rings are very fashionable. They are often easily identifiable. The Art Deco style is marked by the new alliance of white gold, platinum and silver, with white gemstones like diamonds. Also, the Art Deco period is noted by the use of colored gemstones such as rubies, emeralds, sapphires, but also fine stones: aquamarine, garnet, citrine, coral, tourmaline, onyx, topaz, opal, jade, quartz, turquoise, etc.

Wedding Solitaire Rings

Solitaire rings are the most classic engagement rings. It is a timeless piece and a sure bet. It suits many styles and women. The solitaire ring is often made with a single ring, in gold (yellow gold, pink gold, white gold or grey gold) or platinum or silver, topped with a gemstone of variable size and style. Traditionally, the solitaire ring is made of a diamond, because it is the classic symbol of eternal and unique love. But in modern versions, the solitaire ring can also be topped with a colored gemstone such as a ruby, sapphire or emerald. The precious stone can be cut in different forms: pear, heart, princess, emerald, etc. There are as many styles as there are personalities.

Art Deco Sapphire Rings

Sapphire is a very rare gem. It comes mainly from India, Madagascar, Tanzania and Sri Lanka. The most famous sapphires in the world are recognizable by their blue color, which is supposed to embody power and glory. Sapphires were appreciated by the British, who imported them from Ceylon. The most emblematic ring of its kind is probably the beautiful sapphire ring that Prince Charles of England gave to Princess Diana for their wedding in 1981. Later, in 2010, it became the engagement ring of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge…

Antique sapphire diamonds rings

Engagement Diamonds Rings

Diamond is the perfect wedding gem. Diamond is a symbol of rigidity, strength, strength. It is bright, chic and classic. It is suitable for all types of ring, all types of metal. It can be adapted as you wish. It can be a shoulder diamond, a claw diamond, etc. It can be alone on the ring, in this case it is a solitaire, but it can also be associated with other diamonds or other precious stones. It can take different shapes depending on its cut. Its price depends on the carat of the stone, but also on its color, its shape, its defects, its origin…

Engagement diamonds jewels art deco

Rubies Rings for engagement

The ruby is characterized by its strong red color. The most emblematic type of ruby is from Burma. It is called “pigeon blood rubies” and has a very identifiable kind of red color, not too brown and not too pinkish. For a long time, rubies have been sought after by all men of power around the world: emperors, royals, but also rich and businessmen. Indeed, the ruby symbolizes power and wealth. The rings of rubies are rare and often very expensive because the ruby is a rare stone.

Ruby engagement ring

Emerald Rings vintage style

The emerald is a rare stone, with a green color supposed to embody luck, fertility, loyalty: a great symbol for an engagement ring! The emerald ring has a very strong and beautiful aura. It is suitable with yellow gold and white materials such as white gold and platinum. Most of the time, it is paired with small diamonds to enhance the stone. He can also be alone on the ring, like a solitaire. The vintage emerald ring has a great style, especially when it comes from the Art Deco era. The traditional shape of the ancient emerald ring is rectangular.

Emerald engagement ring