Antique style engagement rings came from a rich heritage of beautiful gold diamond settings. Antique style engagement rings involve a much more complex and thoughtful design than a modern solitaire style. Antique style engagement rings with diamond setting are perfect to expresses the uniqueness of your relationship.
The antique style engagement rings remain growing in popularity even though there are many contemporary engagement rings are offered nowadays. The antique style engagement rings are very reminiscent of the historical Victorian to the Edwardian era, through Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Retro and contemporary eras to the present.
The most popular antique style engagement rings are the filigree engagement rings and diamond engagement rings; and the most expensive antique style engagement rings are those with diamonds in a platinum design. Some rings are combined to diamond rubies, pearls, sapphires and emeralds and used to replace the diamonds or to use as diamond accents.
For many centuries, emerald is believed to have a healing power. It is typically come in blue-green or pure green and it was quite popular during the Art Deco era. A beautiful emerald-cut three-stone diamond for your antique style engagement rings are stated the elegance. While eighteen karat white gold is a stunning precious metal for diamond engagement rings. No matter if you choose for more traditional engagement ring designs, antique style engagement rings are based on rings with central stone to give a traditional look.
However if you are looking for a more contemporary engagement ring with the antique look, you can choose old-style engagement rings or also known as vintage style engagement ring. These types of rings have similar style to antique style engagement rings and can be made to hold any kind of stones, and they are less costly than modern engagement rings with the same type of metals used.
You can get excellent choices for engagement rings from various means but if the matter is to get antique style engagement rings with in budgeted prices, you can reduce the cost by avoiding gold and platinum and prefer other metals like titanium or silver which are lower in price. This way you can still get your beautiful antique style engagement rings at a reasonable price.