Sunday, August 7, 2011

Vintage Ideas: Antique wedding rings

Yay! we're back for more Vintage Ideas..for today's topic we feature about the beauty of Antique rings..

Nowadays it seems that antique wedding rings have gained more popularity than ever with the desire of so many brides to celebrate their wedding event in the vintage style. The truth of the matter is that back then, during those times there was much consideration paid to all the seven arts, architecture and design being the most used fields to introduce new concepts and new waves of decorative ideas in daily life. In those times, various artistic trends have developed and resulted in everlasting trends that have become the classics of the specific art field.

Vintage diamond engagement rings are often solitaire ring with a touch of the past made by hand. The new rings are not the originality and historical value captures the vintage rings. Today most of the jewelry is mass produced by machines, while the rings of the time were generally hand considerably reduced in common. There are hundreds if not thousands of identical twins in the new rings to ride on the side of people. As some of the styles of engagement rings change period will destroy for use in jewelry new addition to the uniqueness of the other coils.
The times were different and offer a good collection of styles of classic diamond engagement rings. Fortunately, many models today are similar to the styles of bygone eras. The harvest time is the recent Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and retro.
The Victorian age offers a good selection of models with different times, in a long time. Duration of more than 60 years, from 1837 to 1901 the time when Queen Victoria of England and was the first in Victoria (romantic), half of Victoria (Great Britain), divided and Late Victorian (aesthetic). Styles romance was a product that is an appropriate name for the Queen’s use of gold and jewels rare. Practices such as watermarks and drilling are used to present the appearance of a greater mass of at least gold. Great period began in the wake of Victoria’s husband died. During this period, the vintage diamond engagement rings tend dark stones and have a serious design. Period aesthetic product design with a funny kind mentioned and moons, stars and dragons.

The Edwardian era is one of the shortest times for vintage diamond engagement rings; however, was the beginning of some important changes. Emerging wealth of the middle and upper classes, women with a higher social status are two main reasons for these changes. Clothing styles of vintage style rings, followed by more and more light, lace, and flexible. Platinum has gained in popularity and strength with small teeth can be adjusted to a gem almost invisible. Popular jewelry is including diamonds, pearls and amethysts.

Although these two different eras, antique diamond engagement rings of these two eras are often thrown into a pot. Both times were the results of major events. Of Art Nouveau was the industrial revolution, during the Art Deco was the First World War in most of the two styles in a few concepts can be combined. With the rings art nouveau vintage with natural styles of mind, such as flowers and insects are designed. With Art Deco designs of geometry and symmetry, which offers more aerodynamic basis?

This is the period with the largest selection of vintage diamond engagement rings, because it is the last one. However, diamonds in this period lost their appeal. Many precious metals like gold and silver were to be a shortage due to World War II. I.e., metal and jewelry was more expensive the stone is of minor importance. Yellow gold and rose in popularity. The jewels that are used are still big and bright in general, less valuable gems.

**There are a couple of options out there if you are looking for a vintage or antique wedding ring. One option is finding an authentic antique jeweller. With this you can buy an antique, heirloom-quality wedding ring. This will take a bit of research in finding an antique, vintage jeweller in your area, as well as a some research into your local jewellers, to make sure you’re getting the real thing, in good shape, to last your lifetime of wear.

The other, more popular, option is to purchase a replica, reproduction vintage wedding ring. Many designers today, carry many vintage styles that are made to look like the original piece. Therefore you’re getting something new, but with a classic, vintage flair. This option is the most realistic for many couples out there. As the vintage wedding ring “trend’ grows, many well-known ring designers are coming out with great options for the vintage bride. Today’s new technology and jewellery crafting techniques paired with yesterdays classic styles produces timeless creations that you are sure to love for a lifetime.

Samples of antique rings:
The Retro Modern look of a wedding ring made of platinum band that is encircled by a design that leads one to the image of Greek patterns used for their Corinthian architectural column heads. The filigree representing leaves design is almost breathless due to the presence of 24 shimmering roundly cut diamonds.
The Art Deco style of antique wedding ring that can be found in a beautiful hand created platinum featuring floral design engraving that encircles the band in an eternity pattern. It is considered a classic model among all those displayed in the selection of women’s wedding rings, the antique style.

The details that are so meticulously included in the Art Deco wedding ring made of platinum is completely hand crafted featuring 3 outward facing sides that have on all edges the detail of beaded millgrain style. There is the romantic accent that this construction confers especially with the filigree marquise openwork design. It stands for a perfect symbol of love and if you decide to purchase it, you will cherish it for the rest of your life.

more vintage rings  below

Mark Schneider Design - "Cherish"

Hearts on Fire - Platinum Diamond Engagement Ring
Hearts on Fire - Significance Diamond Engagement Ring

Diamond Ideals - HENR6351

Since 1910 - Featuring Tacori

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