3 Reasons to Choose a Vintage Inspired Engagement Ring
17 Jan 2016
The decision to propose, whether it is with a ring or without, leads to the inevitable journey of choosing an engagement ring. For some this is easily done, for others it is not so easy. The process of choosing a ring can a long and involved one. If you are one for detail, you will find this an enjoyable and educational one. The first decision is choosing the style. One trend that appears to show no sign of fading is the vintage engagement ring trend, be it a genuine or a re-creation. With a long list of different eras and styles to choose from it is hardly surprising that women continue to fall in love styles from a time once passed.
If you opt for a vintage engagement ring there are a few things to considered. We are supporters of re-creating a vintage inspired piece. As lovely an idea it is to purchase a genuine vintage piece it is important to be mindful of the problem's that you might run into down the track. When purchasing a vintage ring it also comes with a history. There was a time when it was common practice for jewellers to make the claws and bands (borderline) dangerously thin, which ultimately can place your diamond or gemstone at higher risk of falling out. This is why we suggest creating your own original vintage inspired piece. Aside from the risks involved with purchasing a genuine vintage ring there are other reasons why we think re-creating your own original vintage piece is the way to go. Here are our top 3 reasons:
If you have your heart set on a ring that is unique, then a vintage inspired piece may be the perfect piece for you. With so many styles to choose from it is impossible to not come up with something that is unique to you.
Lover of Colour
Vintage rings incorporate colour like no other. Throughout the ages colour was a consistent player when it came to engagement ring designs. Whether it is subtle hints that accentuate your stone or one exquisite coloured gemstone that takes centre stage.
Because of their uniqueness, time and time again we see vintage style engagement ring’s setting trends across the globe. The most popular is the Art Deco version, whether it is similar in style to Scarlett Johansson’s or Carla Delevinge's (rumoured) engagement ring. Once famous hands like these in are adorned with ring's like these, it is not long until we see the overflow effect of women also struck by the Art Deco trend.