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Step into the timeless world of Antique Engagement Rings at Our collection encapsulates eras of bygone romance, where intricate designs and masterful craftsmanship narrate tales of love from days of yore. Each ring, handpicked for its historical allure and artistry, carries with it the legacy of Peter Norman's dedication to preserving the beauty of the past. By choosing an Antique engagement ring from our selection, you are not only wearing a piece of history but also weaving your own love story into its rich tapestry. Before bruting machines were invented, diamonds and gemstones were cut by hand and made to dazzle under limited light like that from a candle. Old mine cuts have 58 facets and are slightly square with rounded-off edges with a very small table at the top. The Old European cut is rounder with a wider table and longer facets. Many antique diamonds will have a yellow tinge to them because those, particularly from the Edwardian period, were mined from the “Old mines” in Brazil and India before the diamonds of Africa which are more colorless, were discovered.
Explore our collection with products priced between: $3,800 - $3,500,000
The price of an Antique Engagement Ring can vary widely depending on factors like age, rarity, and the quality of the gemstone and craftsmanship. They are not necessarily more expensive than new rings.
Antique Engagement Rings are popular for their unique charm, historical significance, and intricate designs, making them a timeless choice for those who appreciate vintage style.
Durability can vary depending on the age and condition of the ring. Some antique rings are quite durable, but others may require extra care.
Many Antique Engagement Rings can be resized, but it’s crucial to consult a jeweler experienced with antique jewelry to ensure that resizing won’t damage the ring.
Antique rings often require special care, including gentle cleaning and avoiding harsh chemicals. It’s advisable to consult a jeweler experienced with antiques for specific care instructions.
Authenticity can often be verified through expert appraisals, certificates of authenticity, and sometimes through hallmarks or engravings on the ring itself.
An Antique Engagement Ring is a ring that is at least 50 to 100 years old, featuring designs and craftsmanship from a specific historical period.
Consider factors like the ring’s condition, the quality and size of the gemstone, and whether the style suits your partner’s taste. Also, ensure the ring comes with a certificate of authenticity when possible.
Popular styles include Victorian, Edwardian, and Art Deco, each with its own distinctive design elements and motifs.
Antique Engagement Rings can be found at specialized antique jewelry stores, auctions, estate sales, and online platforms that sell vintage jewelry.