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Antique and Vintage Jewelry Library p17


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Amethyst Antique Engagement Ring

Amethyst Antique Engagement Ring

Vines and flowers wrap around an amethyst in this garden inspired antique engagement ring. Feathery fronds and delicate blossoms serpentine their way up the shoulders of this antique engagement ring's pierced 14k white gold band. This climbing vine motif provides a soft backsplash for the 1.87 carat round amethyst that bursts forth from the center. A zigzag pattern around the octagonal top setting adds a touch of the unexpected to this antique engagement ring. Circa 1935 or later. SOLD

Vintage Diamond Engagement Ring in the Classic Style

Vintage Diamond Engagement Ring in the Classic Style

The unique architecture of this classic style vintage diamond engagement ring maximizes the impact of its diamonds. The 14k white gold band is designed with swirled, chevron and square elements. A pair of single cut diamonds is set inside the chevrons at the shoulders. They flank a round brilliant cut diamond that is tucked in the center of the square top plate. This G-colored, VS1-clarity diamond weighs 0.15 carats. The combined weight of all the diamonds is 0.17 carats. Circa 1930. SOLD

Vintage Filigree Diamond Engagement Ring

Vintage Filigree Diamond Engagement Ring

Two posies, one on each shoulder, peek out from an intricate filigree design in this vintage diamond engagement ring. Scalloped filigree fans unfurl from the under-bezel of the ring, lending a wisp of summery delight. Tucked amidst the poesies in a square top setting is a round European cut diamond which weighs 0.65 carats. Circa 1930. SOLD

Art Deco Aquamarine Engagement Ring

Art Deco Aquamarine Engagement Ring

This Art Deco aquamarine antique engagement ring casts a hypnotic spell of color. Weighing 5.08 carats, an oval faceted mixed cut aquamarine is set in a platinum band. Triplet streamers of round single cut diamonds accent the shoulders of this Art Deco engagement ring, lending 0.25 carats of diamond weight. Black enamel trim on the shoulders adds a touch of contrast. Circa 1925. SOLD

Handwrought Edwardian Diamond Engagement Ring

Handwrought Edwardian Diamond Engagement Ring

A handwrought Edwardian mounting is set with a 0.41 carat, J color, VVS2 clarity transitional cut diamond in this romantic filigree ring. Diamond studded flowers on the shoulders and a dazzling filigree design intriques the eye from every angle. Details: Handwrought platinum mounting. Transitional cut diamond; 0.41 carats. Old style single cut diamonds; 0.78 carats. Circa 1910. SOLD

Antique Victorian Peridot and Rose Cut Diamond Ring

Antique Victorian Peridot and Rose Cut Diamond Ring

In this antique Victorian ring, a cushion cut peridot is surrounded by a halo of rose cut diamonds set in silver. A cluster of ten antique rose cut diamonds form petals around the center peridot. These diamonds total 0.40 carats. The cushion cut peridot has a gemstone weight of 0.90 carats. A 14k yellow gold band provides a contrasting backdrop for this Victorian ring. Circa 1890. SOLD

Pearl and Diamond Dangle Antique Earrings

Pearl and Diamond Dangle Antique Earrings

These antique pearl and diamond dangle earrings are perfect for an After-Five occasion. You'll find a charming mix of French/Swiss cut diamonds, old European cut diamonds, rose cut diamonds, and single cut diamonds all set in platinum. The earrings have a total diamond weight of 1.48 carats. Two cream white cultured Akoya pearls with silver overtones dangle from diamond accented bell caps. Antique pearl and diamond earrings like this pair are classic and elegant. Circa 1935. SOLD

Antique Art Deco Filigree and Diamond Wedding Ring

Antique Art Deco Filigree and Diamond Wedding Ring

This antique Art Deco filigree and diamond wedding ring has all the flashy pizzazz of the Roaring Twenties. With its alternating pattern of etched Xs and rhomboid-set Os, this antique platinum wedding band sparkles with the intriguing geometric elements that make the Art Deco jewelry style so popular to this day. These twelve diamonds total approximately one-third carat. Circa 1920s. SOLD


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