Solitaires with a twist – A new spin on classic styles for the refined bride-to-be

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Vintage Solitaire Engagement Rings

Vintage solitaire engagement rings are a timeless and classic choice for those seeking a touch of nostalgia and elegance. These rings typically feature a single, dazzling diamond set in a simple and understated band. The term “vintage” refers to rings that are at least 20 years old, adding a sense of history and charm to the piece. With their clean lines and focus on the center stone, vintage solitaire engagement rings exude sophistication and grace. Whether you’re a fan of Art Deco, Victorian, or Edwardian styles, there is a vintage solitaire engagement ring to suit every taste and preference.

Think back to classics 1965 Mustang, Coca-cola, Frank Sinatra, and Audrey Hepburn. These icons have withstood the test of time, bringing nostalgia and happiness to our lives. These classics continue to inspire us with their multi-generational appeal. Likewise, solitaires are another timeless trend that has yet to fade away. Long a symbol of sophistication and grace, these timeless options have served as staple choices for decades, withstanding the test of time.

Vintage Solitaire Engagement Rings

This Scrolled Vintage Engagement Ring has a lot happening on it despite only having one stone in it.  That is what makes it so stunning.  Beautiful scrollwork and scalloped edges now sit where accent stones would normally be set. 

What Is Vintage Jewelry?

Vintage jewelry refers to jewelry that is at least 20 years old and is considered to be of high quality and unique design. It often carries a sense of history and nostalgia, as it reflects the styles and craftsmanship of a bygone era. Vintage jewelry can include a wide range of pieces, such as rings, necklaces, bracelets, and earrings, made from various materials like gold, silver, gemstones, and pearls. Many collectors and enthusiasts are drawn to vintage jewelry for its timeless beauty and the stories it carries.

One of the key characteristics of vintage jewelry is its craftsmanship. In the past, jewelry was often handmade by skilled artisans, resulting in intricate and detailed designs that are hard to replicate today. Vintage pieces often display superior craftsmanship, with attention to detail and fine workmanship that sets them apart from mass-produced modern jewelry. This craftsmanship adds to the allure and value of vintage jewelry, making it highly sought after by collectors and fashion enthusiasts alike.

Another aspect that makes vintage jewelry special is its uniqueness. Unlike contemporary jewelry that is often mass-produced and widely available, vintage pieces are one-of-a-kind or produced in limited quantities. This exclusivity adds to their desirability and makes them stand out in a sea of modern designs. Vintage jewelry allows individuals to express their personal style and individuality, as they can find pieces that are truly unique and not commonly seen in today’s fashion trends.

engraved Solitaire Engagement Rings

This Engraved Vintage Engagement Ring has both diamond accents as well as engraving on it.  It is stunning from all sides!

What Is a Vintage Engagement Ring?

A vintage engagement ring is a type of ring that is typically at least 20 years old and has a unique, timeless design. These rings often feature intricate details and craftsmanship that are not commonly found in modern rings. They are considered to be a symbol of nostalgia and romance, as they evoke a sense of history and tradition. Vintage engagement rings can be made from a variety of materials, including gold, platinum, and silver, and may feature gemstones such as diamonds, sapphires, or emeralds. Many people are drawn to vintage engagement rings because of their one-of-a-kind beauty and the story they carry with them.

Vintage rings may have signs of wear and tear, but this can add to their charm and character. It is also crucial to verify the authenticity of the ring, as there are many reproductions and imitations on the market. Working with a reputable jeweler or antique dealer can help ensure that you are purchasing a genuine vintage piece.

The style of vintage engagement rings can vary depending on the time period in which they were made. For example, Art Deco rings from the 1920s often feature geometric shapes and bold, colorful gemstones. On the other hand, Victorian rings from the 19th century are known for their intricate filigree work and romantic motifs.

scrolled ring

This Scrolled Solitaire Engagement Ring is a perfect for those that want a solitaire, but not with the ubiquitous plain band. The top of the Scrolled Solitaire Engagement Ring is decorated with beautiful scrollwork that goes all the way around the ring.  On the side of the ring is a rectangular scalloped design that adds another design element. 

Why Are Solitaires A Classic?

They’re simple and refined. And there’s no better way to show off a gorgeous diamond than with a shank and mounting that directs onlookers to the center stone’s brilliance.
At a glance, each ring featured here shines as a solitaire. But closer inspection reveals their intricate design and accents. With the Vintage Solitaire Engagement Rings featured below, we have set out to create styles that remained faithful to the solitaire’s proven aesthetic while incorporating fresh details that fashionable brides are sure to appreciate. Best of all, these special, subtle features don’t detract from the beauty of the center stone– they enhance it!

Vintage Solitaire Engagement Rings
Vintage Solitaire Engagement Rings

From an overhead view, this style seems like a simple solitaire ring. But peer underneath the head for silky scrollwork and a hidden gem. Influenced by the Baroque period, this is one of our favorite Vintage Solitaire Engagement Rings as it adds just a touch of intricate beaded details to its classic form. It also has a knife edged shank that tapers at the top, which we really dig.

Vintage Solitaire Engagement Rings
Vintage Solitaire Engagement Ring

 A six prong setting is an easy way to make any simple solitaire distinctive. This design goes further by detailing the bottom of each prong with a diamond-accented heart motif. Then the knife-edge shank adds depth and dimension that keeps the design simple, yet elegant.

Vintage Solitaire Engagement Rings
Scrolled Solitaire Engagement Ring

With its subtle arches, this take on Vintage Solitaire Engagement Rings is robust, yet delicate. Small diamonds take discreet refuge in the bridge of this striking cathedral setting.  We have shown Engagement rings with stones in them, but since they are either on the side of the ring or underneath the center stone, we still consider these to be solitaire engagement rings.

Why Vintage Solitaire Engagement Rings Are In Fashion At The Moment

Vintage solitaire engagement rings have become increasingly popular in recent times. This resurgence in fashion can be attributed to several factors. Firstly, vintage rings offer a unique and timeless appeal that cannot be replicated by modern designs. Their intricate craftsmanship and attention to detail make them stand out from the crowd. Additionally, vintage rings often come with a rich history and story, adding sentimental value to the piece. Finally, these rings are a sustainable choice, as they promote recycling and reduce the demand for new mining. With all these advantages, it’s no wonder that vintage solitaire engagement rings are currently in high demand.

Vintage styles work well with engagement rings for several reasons. First, vintage designs offer a sense of timeless elegance and charm. They often feature intricate details and unique craftsmanship that can make the ring truly stand out. Second, vintage rings have a sense of history and story behind them, which can add sentimental value to the engagement ring. Last, vintage styles allow for a wide range of options, from Art Deco to Victorian, ensuring that there is a vintage design to suit every individual’s taste and preference. Overall, choosing a vintage style for an engagement ring can create a beautiful and meaningful symbol of love and commitment.

Solitaire Engagement Rings – Give Us A Chance!

We make custom jewelry.  And that is all we do. Every piece we make is created from the ground up specifically for that person. That means we create Vintage Solitaire Engagement Rings to your specs.  We do not cast anything until you approve the design.  So, our customers always get exactly what they want.

Click here to see all of our custom engagement rings.  If you don’t see anything you like or can modify to your taste, send us your idea.  We will see what we can do for you.

It can cost less than you think to have your very own custom engagement ring made just for you.  Why settle for the lame and overpriced bridal jewelry from the chain stores when we can make Vintage Engagement Rings showing your style and personality?

Solitaires with a twist – A new spin on classic styles for the refined bride-to-be

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