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2017  |  Posted by Emily  |  Filed under engagment rinf, wedding band diamonds, make own engagement ring

An advantage to buying antique engagement rings is that in the 1930s and 1940s jewelers often compensated for a smaller sized diamond by setting it in an intricately designed white gold, square-shaped box. These made the stone appear larger. "Color is a matter of taste. Modern-day standards put a higher value on a clear diamonds, as a rule. In the past, buyers wanted their diamonds to reflect a rainbow of colors, soft pinks, yellow, or green tints. While colored diamonds are still available today, they were considered more valuable in the past. It is also important to note that many of the modern colored diamonds are artificially altered to enhance the color. "Cut is also a matter of taste and another reason antique engagement rings may be the best answer. Over the years, the preference of cut has changed. Additionally, a laser now cuts most diamonds; whereas older stones were normally cut by hand, giving them a more customized, romantic look. What is the difference between an antique ring and an estate ring?Antique rings normally refer to rings that are over 50 years old.

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2017  |  Posted by Emily  |  Filed under wedding set, biggest wedding ring, what to look for in an engagement ring

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Edwardian Era (1900-1920) - With the invention of the oxyacetylene torch, platinum became the preferred metal for the period. The wedding bands were often crafted with lacy and pierced shapes, milgraining, filigree detail, and scrollwork. Rose-cut diamonds and sapphires were the preferred stones. Art Deco Era (1920-1930) - Art Deco antique engagement rings feature a streamlined geometric look. They also reflect Egyptian, Asian, and Native American cultures. These rings were often made of platinum featured colorful, contrasting gemstones as well as diamonds. Have fun with it and know that the end results could very well be spending the rest of your life with the one you love.

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How To Buy Antique Engagement RingsThere are as many good reasons to consider purchasing an antique engagement ring as there are reasons for deciding when to pop the question.

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