Tag Archives: Vintage Style Engagement Rings

Vintage Style Engagement Rings

Vintage style engagement rings capture the affection of many brides – in fact, throwback styles and reproductions of antique rings are one of the hottest current engagement ring trends. Perhaps it’s a halo backlash, maybe today’s brides just adore the texture and Old World style these rings bring to the table. The hunt for vintage style engagement rings presented a challenge for some brides. Not anymore. Now, you don’t need to scour estate sales and antique jewelry shows, hoping The One will jump out. You can take a quick scroll around the block on Pinterest and find dozens of antique Read More →

Old European Cut Diamond Engagement Ring Eye Candy

Old, or European? (10 points if you recognized that song.) Well, lucky you because today it’s all about both. Old European cut diamonds are a favorite among the vintage and antique loving set. One of the O.G. ways to cut a diamond, the Old European cut predates today’s most popular shape, the round brilliant. The OEC is also round, but has a smaller table (the flat top surface of the diamond), a taller crown (the sloped sides of the diamond above the middle girdle), and an open culet (the pointy bit underneath). This graphic from GIA can help you out Read More →