From florals to intricate beading, there are many different characteristics that define vintage engagement rings. Throughout time, history has influenced the evolution of these antique designs. Nevertheless, the styles remain timeless with graceful lines, bold shapes and ornamental details. Take a closer look at some of the most desired characteristics of vintage engagement rings.
Milgrain, also known as beading, is a decorative feature of many vintage-inspired rings. These small borders of beads are typically set around edges creating an elegant look. Featured rings with milgrain include the Gwen Engagement Ring and the Megan Antique Engagement Ring.
Often found in Edwardian rings, filigree designs are delicate and ornate. Formed by twisting metal into lace-like shapes, filigree commonly resemble ribbons, flowers and leaves. These artistic motifs can be found in the Tory Solitaire Engagement Ring and the Lu Lu Engagement Ring.