When Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton, he gave Kate his mother's 30-year-old engagement ring. This gesture lent private, personal meaning to the impending nuptials that would all-too-soon become a very public affair. Brides-to-be and their husbands-to-be who are seeking to lend that same nostalgic romance to their betrothals will find an unusual and unique selection of vintage engagement rings at Topazery.
About Our Vintage Engagement Rings
In Topazery's vintage engagement ring gallery, you'll find rings in platinum and gold with unusual settings and adorned with diamonds and gemstones. Choose from a spectacular selection of traditional and non-traditional vintage diamond rings or from an eclectic and chic collection of colored stone vintage rings.
Full cut diamonds play a game of flirty Ring around the Rosy in this vintage ring. A Tiffany & Co. design, this 1960s vintage ring showcases an oval purple-red ruby. The twelve diamonds that encircle the gemstone are full cut. They are set inside a platinum top in a classic Tiffany ring mounting.
Details: Tiffany & Co. 18k yellow gold. Full cut diamonds; 0.21 carats. Oval ruby; 0.67 carats. Vintage, Circa 1960s.
A classic style mounting glitters softly with 10 old style single cut diamonds which are bead set on the shoulders of this vintage engagement ring. Two baguette cut diamonds flank each side of the GIA certified 0.71 carat, J color, VS2 clarity round brilliant cut diamond. The hand wrought mounting is in 10% iridium platinum. She'll definitely say "Yes!" when you surprise her with this romantic vintage ring! Circa 1935.
This vintage bridal rings set's engagement ring is romantically pierced at the shoulders in a heart-shaped motif. A pair of diamonds studs the centers of these hearts. The diamonds flank a round aquamarine that bursts from the center of the polished band like spring crocuses from the snow. Five additional diamonds are sprinkled across the matching wedding band.
Details: Vintage. Circa 1950. 14k white gold. Round single cut diamonds; 0.12 carats. Round cut aquamarine; 0.20 carats.
Diamond accents bow in deference to this vintage ring's aquamarine. The diamonds slink down the shoulders, allowing the split prong set aquamarine the center stage. A sleek polished band provides an understated backdrop.
Details: Vintage. Circa 1940 or later. 14k white gold. Round single cut diamonds; 0.06 carats. Round cut aquamarine; 0.58 carats.
Now I'm no longer alone,
Without a dream in my heart,
Without a love of my own . . ." This vintage aquamarine engagement ring is as dreamy as Frank Sinatra's popular love song. A greenish blue aquamarine glistens like seaglass while four diamonds ripple down the shoulders of this romantic ring.
Details: Vintage. Circa 1950. 14k white gold. Round brilliant cut diamonds; 0.50 carats. Round cut aquamarine; 0.92 carats.
Amazing things come in small packages and this vintage engagement ring's diamond packs a tremendous amount of impact into its small size. The unique design of the mounting helps the diamond pull off the illusion. Fashioned in the shape of a hexagon, with layers of millgrain inside, the top setting holds a bead set diamond. The pierced floral and filigree band is lovely.
Details: Vintage. Circa 1930 or later. 14k white gold. Single cut diamond; 0.03 carats.
Vintage Engagement Ring with Old European Cut Diamond
Romantic X-shaped kisses blow their way down the shoulders of this vintage engagement ring, but their kissing cousin, the hug, is not to be outdone. The collection of diamonds that accentuate this ring adds plenty of O-shaped embraces.
Details: Vintage. Circa 1930. 18k white gold. Old European and single cut diamonds; 0.61 carats.
Even spring's most perfect lilac couldn't rival this vintage cocktail ring's amethyst. The focal point gemstone is framed in metallic lacework Contrasting green gold flowers whimsically play peek-a-boo amidst the pierced filigree band.
Details: Vintage. Circa 1930. Trademark M-M-M. 14k white gold. Rectangular cut amethyst; 5.11 carats.
A charming aquamarine peeks out from a delicately textured band in this vintage aquamarine engagement ring. The setting is carved in a frond and floral motif. The band of this vintage engagement ring culminates in a square mounting, inside of which is a round aquamarine. The soothing colors of the ocean radiate from this natural gemstone.
Details: Vintage. Circa 1950s. 14k white gold. Round aquamarine, 0.40 carats.
In this vintage ring, a cultured natural pearl embraces an old style full cut diamond in a recreation of Rodin's romantic sculpture "The Kiss." The hand-wrought, polished 18k yellow gold band gleams in an open wave around its main attractions. The mounting of this pearl ring is done in an offset design.
Details: 18k yellow gold. Old style full cut diamond; 0.11 carats. Natural pearl. Vintage, Circa 1930 or later.
The green sapphire in this bridal ring set's engagement ring radiates with the crispness and freshness of a spring morning. Four round single cut diamonds drip down the shoulders like daybreak dew. The matching platinum wedding band is East/West set with eight single cut diamonds that lend a burst of sparkle to the finger.
Details: Platinum. Single cut diamond; 0.58 carats. Sapphire; 0.75 carats. Circa 1930s or later.
The focal point of this vintage engagement ring is a round faceted mixed cut blue sapphire. Weighing 1.10 carats, the centerpiece gemstone is flanked by two square French cut diamonds that total 0.23 carats of diamond weight. A platinum setting compliments this vintage engagement ring's exquisite details. Circa 1935. full [and sizeable up].
An illusion setting lends prominence to the diamonds in this vintage engagement ring.
Six round single cut diamonds, three on each side, waterfall down the shoulders of the 14k white gold band. They flank an illusion set old European cut diamond that weighs 0.16 carats. This center diamond is I in color and has a clarity of VS2. The total diamond weight of this vintage engagement ring is 0.25 carats. Circa 1930s or later.
A silvery white pearl emerges from the 14k white gold band of this vintage Retro pearl engagement ring. A collection of ten round full cut diamonds surround the pearl like crystalline water. The combined weight of the diamonds in this vintage pearl ring is 0.50 carats. Circa 1950s or later.
This 1930s vintage diamond engagement ring surprises with unexpected bursts of color. The 18k white gold band is highlighted at the shoulders with a pair of bezel-set baguette cut blue sapphires. The combined gemstone weight of these sapphires is 0.08 carats. Rising from the mounting's pierced scrollwork and carved wheat pattern is an old European cut diamond that is GIA certified. This 0.64-carat diamond solitaire is K in color and VS1. Circa 1930.
The two-tone design of this vintage engagement ring shows off its diamond to perfection. The band is constructed of 14k yellow gold while the illusion top setting is done in 14k white gold. The round single cut diamond solitaire that is nestled in the center of this vintage engagement ring weighs 0.03 carats. Circa 1960.
Bold and sassy sums up the spirit of this Retro vintage diamond wedding ring. The unusual design of this vintage wedding ring features a pair of round brilliant cut diamonds which are bead set in the center of two highly polished squares. The 14k white gold band of this vintage ring is trimmed in milgrain and the total diamond weight is 0.29 carats. Circa 1940.
Vintage Platinum and Diamond Filigree Engagement Ring
This vintage 1930's diamond engagement ring in platinum features a double 4 prong setting with a pierced and scroll design. The ornate platinum band captures the attention with its fancy scrollwork at the bezel. Nestled inside are four round single cut diamonds. Elongated etched chevrons further accent the shoulders. The domed top setting cradles an old European cut diamond. Weighing 0.68 carats, this GIA-certified diamond is O-P in color and VS1 in clarity. The total diamond weight of this 1930's engagement ring is 0.74 carats. Circa 1930.
Vintage Aquamarine Engagement Ring with Fishtail Setting
Channel set diamonds showcase a greenish blue aquamarine in this vintage engagement ring with fishtail setting. Set in the fishtail basket is a round faceted mixed cut aquamarine that weighs 0.48 carats. A collection of six round single cut diamonds is channel set along the shoulders. Flanking the aquamarine, three on each side, and setting off its delicate sparkle, these diamond accents total 0.12 carats. The platinum band of this vintage engagement ring is polished to a smooth sheen. Circa 1940.
This vintage engagement ring with scroll design boasts an attention-getting domed top. Constructed of 14k white gold, the band of this vintage engagement ring catches the eye with its pierced scroll work. A double-tiered octagon is carved into the top setting. Nestled inside a multi-tiered rhomboid is a round single cut diamond. Rated G in color and VS1 in clarity, the diamond weighs 0.02 carats. Circa 1930.
This 1950's vintage engagement ring brings to mind a diamond-studded spiral staircase. The 14k white gold band's meandering design attracts the eye with its shimmering collection of baguette and round single cut diamonds. The total diamond carat weight in this vintage engagement ring is 0.43 carats. Circa 1950 or later.
An old style single cut diamond is prominently set in an airline designed mounting in this vintage diamond engagement ring. The diamond's elevated setting gives it an ethereal feel. Constructed of 14k yellow gold, the band is carved down the shoulders. An old style single cut diamond sits at the center of the hexagonal top plate. This 0.04-carat diamond is G in color and SI2 in clarity. Circa 1930.
A sapphire and diamond princess style vintage ring features English hallmarks and a classic two toned design. The 18k yellow gold band is topped with an 18k white gold gallery. A trio of round faceted mixed cut blue sapphires are set side by side across the top. The sapphires have a combined gemstone weight of 1.01 carats. Sprinkled around this princess style vintage engagement ring's blue sapphires are sixteen single cut diamonds that total 0.16 carats. Circa 1979.
This hand wrought vintage engagement ring with airline design features an outstanding 3.33 carat chrome tourmaline. Two straight baguette cut diamonds are channel set, one on each shoulder and are F in color and VVS1 and VS1 in clarity. Classic platinum vintage engagement rings like this one make a powerful, sophisticated statement. From the Topazery Earth Collection. Circa 1950s.
Like fire and ice, this marquise cut ruby Vintage engagement ring is dazzling. The focal point ruby is purplish red in hue and is prong set in a classic platinum airline setting. This 1.39 carat ruby is flanked by a pair of accenting marquise cut diamonds. The combined weight of the diamonds is 0.12 carats. Vintage ruby and engagement rings like this one are perfect for a high spirited lady. Circa 1940s.