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Intini Jewels Lizard Salamander Peridot Diamond 18 Karat Gold Vintage Ring
Located in Milano, IT
An impressive clear natural Peridot 10 carat gemstone surrounded on each side by mystic salamanders. Like in a natural trone the animals are composed by 0.7 carat diamonds and surrou...
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21st Century and Contemporary Art Nouveau Rings

Materials

Peridot, Diamond, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold, Gold

18 Karat White Gold Mother of Pearl, Turquoise, Sapphire and Diamond Ring
Located in Santarcangelo Di Romagna, IT
Ora Collection. Between Fingers Ring. Inspired by the concept of time, Anna Maccieri Rossi's 'ORA Between Fingers Ring' features a natural turquoise cabochon and a mother of pearl di...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, Turquoise, 18k Gold

GIA Certified Art Deco 1.48 Ct. Emerald Cut Engagement Ring
Located in New York, NY
An excellent choice for those looking for a vintage emerald cut engagement ring. This art deco era style features a stunningly bright GIA certified G color emerald cut, flanked by si...
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Mid-20th Century Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

18 Karat White Gold, White Diamonds and Rubellite Cocktail Ring
Located in Mayfair, London, GB
FESTIVE SEASON SPECIAL SALES - for the first time we are offering special prices on all our fine jewellery creations for the next 4 weeks. Please note that if shipping within the UK ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Rubelite, 18k Gold, White Gold

Topaz and White Diamond Baroque Flower Halo Ring for Christmas
Located in London, GB
More details: 2,20ct Handcut Topaz 0,34ct WHite VVS- F Diamonds Set in 18k White Italian Gold Handcrafted in our 150 year old workshop this ring is a true work of art. Our fifth gen...
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21st Century and Contemporary Baroque Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Blue Diamond, Topaz, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold

1980's Vintage 6.20 Carats Pink Sapphire Diamond Platinum Three Stone Ring
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Three stone ring centers a cushion cut pink sapphire Violetish pink in color while weighing approximately 5.40 carats Basket set with split prongs and flanked by trilliant cut diam...
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1980s Contemporary Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Sapphire, Pink Sapphire, Platinum

GIA Certified 3.72 Carat Round Green Emerald Hidden Halo 18KYG Diamond Ring
Located in San Francisco, CA
This beautiful 18K yellow gold ring features a GIA-certified 3.72 Carat Round-shaped Green Emerald bezel set. A hidden halo of brilliant round diamonds encircled the crown on top of...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

3.07 Carat Emerald Cut Aquamarine and Diamond 18 Carat Yellow Gold Cluster Ring
Located in Hamilton, AU
Thoughtfully crafted in 18 carat yellow gold, this elegant vintage-inspired contemporary ring boasts a spectacular raised gallery with an opulent emerald cut bright light blue aquama...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Aquamarine, Yellow Gold, Gold, 18k Gold

Ravishing 5.25 Carat Diamond Ballerina Center Scalloping Design 18k Gold Ring
Located in Tustin, CA
Ravishing 18 karat white gold diamond cocktail ring features a slightly domed rectangular shaped ballerina center with an array of diamonds in the middle creating an illusion of an e...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Tutti Frutti Ruby, Emerald, Sapphire, Diamond Ring, 18K
Located in New York, NY
A Cartier Tutti Frutti Ruby, Emerald, Sapphire, Diamond Ring made in 18 Karat Yellow Gold. The ring size is US 8. The total weight of the ring is 6.49 grams.
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20th Century Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Sapphire, 18k Gold

18 Karat White Gold Acquamarine Diamonds Ring
Located in Milano, IT
Acquamarine and white diamond ring, the external surface is smooth and rounded, and it has been carved inside to recreate a knurled effect. US Size: 7.5 Weight: 26 gr circa The fin...
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2010s Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold

GIA Certified 4 Carat Asscher Cut Diamond Solitaire Ring
Located in Rome, IT
GIA Certified 4 Carat Asscher Cut Diamond Solitaire Ring
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2010s Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond

Shield Shape Ring in 18Kt Rose Gold with Oval Blue Sapphire and Pave Diamonds
Located in Athens, GR
Greek Shield Shape Ring in 18Kt Rose Gold with Oval Sapphire & Brilliant Cut Diamonds. Handcrafted Ring made of 18Kt in the shape of a Greek Shield with 2.09 ct Oval center Sapphire...
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2010s Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold, Rose Gold

18 Karat Gold Ring by Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Zurich, CH
18 karat yellow gold ring by Van Cleef & Arpels, signed and numbered. Classic Van Cleef & Arpels design and typically textured surface from the 1960s. The ring shows minor signs of w...
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1960s Contemporary Vintage Rings

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

18k Rose Gold Amethyst and Blue Topaz Bypass Ring
Located in Old Tappan, NJ
18K rose gold bypass ring designed by "Zorab Creation" with one pear-shaped blue topaz (15.80 carats), one pear-shaped amethyst (12.09 carats), pink sapphires (2.47 carats), round bl...
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2010s Rings

Materials

Amethyst, Diamond, Pink Sapphire, Blue Topaz, 18k Gold, Rose Gold

.40 ct Peridot Gemstone Band, 14K Yellow Gold, August Birthstone Band
Located in Austin, TX
Adorable, dainty August birthstone stackable band. The perfect birthday or anniversary gift for August celebrations! This peridot band has four genuine peridot gemstones set in verti...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artisan Rings

Materials

Peridot, Yellow Gold, 14k Gold

Art Deco Ring Diamond-Set Platinum Ring
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1920s, Platinum, American. Featuring a brilliant .88 carat diamond in a finely detailed geometric motif. Surrounded by an additional .40 carats of sparkly white diamonds, it is...
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1920s Art Deco Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

Large Pear Shaped Natural Persian Turquoise and Diamond 18 Karat Cocktail Ring
Located in Tustin, CA
Stunning and totally dazzling, 18 karat white gold natural Persian turquoise and diamond cocktail ring features a 4.06 carat intense "Robins Egg Blue" pear shaped Persian turquoise i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Turquoise, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

6.65 Carat Gem Rubelite and Yellow Sapphire 18 Karat Gold Ring
Located in New York, NY
This unique ring was designed by Rive Gauche Jewelry and manufactured in New York. Every piece of jewelry designed by us is monitored at every stage, from choosing the gemstones, cre...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Rubelite, Yellow Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Sapphire Crest Signet Ring Sterling Silver Bronze Unisex J Dauphin
Located in Los Angeles, CA
3 pcs Sapphire Crest Signet Ring Sterling Silver Bronze J Dauphin can be worn by women or men. Inspired by Queen Mary of Scots ring. Gold signet-ring; engraved; shoulders ornamented...
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2010s Renaissance Rings

Materials

Sapphire, Silver, Sterling Silver, Bronze

Burma Ruby Natural Unheated AGL Certified Diamond Platinum Engagement Ring
Located in New York, NY
A 2.70 carat cushion cut deep red incredibly saturated red Burma ruby is the center piece of this chic 1960s ballerina ring. The platinum well handcrafted ring is set with perfectly ...
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1960s Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Platinum

Crystal Opal Ring Patinated Silver Gold Ivy Neon Green Australian Stone Unisex
Located in Berlin, DE
Patinated gold-plated silver ring with natural Crystal Opal opal origin - Australia stone weight - 4.8 carats ring weight - 12.65 grams ring size - 7.75 US / 18 RU stone measure...
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2010s Aesthetic Movement Rings

Materials

Opal, Gold Plate, Silver, Sterling Silver

Vintage GIA 2.00 Carat Emerald Cut Diamond Platinum Engagement Ring
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
One Vintage GIA 2.00 Carat good Emerald Cut Diamond Platinum Engagement Ring. Featuring one GIA certified 2.00 carat square emerald cut diamond accompanied with certificate #22250830...
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1960s Retro Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

Tiffany & Co. Grace Diamond Ring, 0.17ct Princess Cut w 0.19ctw Round Accents
Located in Houston, TX
This dainty Tiffany & Co. design is the Grace Diamond Ring, featuring an approximately 0.17ct princess cut diamond center, with about 0.19ctw in round accent diamonds, set in a plati...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

Ella Gafter Ruby 29 Carat Diamond Ring
Located in New York, NY
The ring features a large oval-cut heated Mozambique ruby of brilliant color (29.92 carats) flanked by geometric rows of custom cut baguette diamonds (2.72 carats). The design is co...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

Aquamarine and Diamond-Set Platinum Ring Retro Fifties
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1950s, Platinum, American. This colorful fifties platinum ring features a beautifully-hued 3.50 carat aquamarine accented by two fine white diamonds (.24cttw H color and SI1 ...
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1950s Vintage Rings

Materials

Aquamarine, Diamond, Platinum

21.9 Carat Citrine Art Deco Ring
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1930s, 18k, American. This gorgeous thirties ring is set with a beautifully-hued golden 21.9 carat yellow citrine. Its sleek deco design with its unusual East-West motif easi...
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1930s Art Deco Vintage Rings

Materials

Citrine, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

17.38 Carat Aquamarine Ring by Lawrence Jeffrey in Gold
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 2020, 18k, by Lawrence Jeffrey, American. Set with a fine blue vintage 17.38 carat aquamarine, this 18k yellow gold retro ring is American glamour at its dressed up or casua...
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2010s Retro Rings

Materials

Aquamarine, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Bulgari Diamond & Three Cabochon Rubies 18k Gold Ring
Located in New York, NY
Bulgari 18 karat yellow gold ring with 3 cabochon rubies totaling approximately 7.61 carats and round brilliant diamonds. Made in Italy, circa 1970.
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1970s Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold

Revive 13.23 Carat Burma No Heat Ring Sapphire and Diamond Ring
Located in New York, NY
A truly spectacular one of a kind cocktail ring, designed by Revive, featuring a 13.23 carat oval sapphire. The sapphire is certified by GRS as a Burma no heat and has the most beaut...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

Sapphire, Platinum

Estate Sapphire Diamond Platinum Engagement Ring
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Estate sapphire diamond and platinum engagement ring. Love it because it caught your eye, and we are here to connect you with beautiful and affordable jewelry. Simple and concise ...
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Late 20th Century Art Deco Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, Platinum

Cartier 18K White Gold Lapis Lazuli, Onyx and Diamond Ring
Located in New York, NY
Cartier Lapis Lazuli, Onyx and Diamond Ring. Set with carved lapis lazuli and onyx, highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds. Diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.60 carat. Si...
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20th Century Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Onyx, 18k Gold, White Gold

Ruby Diamond Cluster 18 Karat Yellow Gold Solitaire Bridal AIG Certified Ring
Located in Milano, IT
Iconic and modern gold ring with an oval ruby (1.30 carat) with 12 round brilliant diamonds surrounding and forming a flower shape. The delicate 18 karat gold threads complement the ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Romantic Rings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Stunning Huge 9 Carat Diamond Seven Layer 18 Karat White Gold Cocktail Band Ring
Located in Tustin, CA
Absolutely stunning, glorious 7 layer curving diamond band ring features seven rows of round brilliant and baguette cut diamonds. The baguette diamonds are invisibly set in between ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Large Oval Shaped Vivid Blue Sapphire and Diamond 7.20 Carat 18 Karat Gold Ring
Located in Tustin, CA
Magnificent estate large oval cut sapphire is prong set in 18 karat white gold and surrounded by prong-set baguette and round diamonds in a timeless and very elegant cocktail ring se...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Blue Sapphire, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold, Gold

Tiffany & Co. 0.57ct Round I VS1 Diamond Solitaire Engagement Ring, 18kt Rose
Located in Houston, TX
This precious Tiffany & Co. engagement ring features a dainty 0.57ct round brilliant cut diamond, I VS1. The diamond is placed in a platinum setting and an 18kt rose gold engagement ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, Platinum

Contemporary Color Diamond, Emerald and Sapphire "Flowers" Ring in Yellow Gold
Located in Porto, PT
Rosior by Manuel Rosas Contemporary "Flowers" Ring Manufactured in 19.2 Karat Yellow Gold and setted with: - 93 Emeralds with 1,19 ct; - 2 "Navette" cut Emeralds with 0,13 ct; - 26 Y...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Yellow Diamond, Emerald, Sapphire, Pink Sapphire, Diamond, Blue Diamond,...

Joke Quick Pink Diamond Unheated Sapphire Pink Spinel Green Diamond Mosaic Ring
Located in Antwerp, BE
One of a kind ring in Bright Mainly Pink Shades handmade in Belgium by jewellery artist Joke Quick, no casting or printing envolved, in 18K Rose gold 10.1 gram. Pave set with : Fancy...
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2010s Art Nouveau Rings

Materials

Diamond, Pink Diamond, Sapphire, Spinel, Padparadscha Sapphire , 18k Gol...

Vintage Montres Mauboussin 1.84ct Old Cut Diamond and Onyx 18K Gold Ring, French
Located in London, GB
Vintage one of a kind target Mauboussin ring set with a 1.84 carat round old cut diamond in a six claw open back setting, mounted in the centre of a black onyx ring. The band is then...
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1950s Retro Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Onyx, 18k Gold

2.50 Carat Aquamarine and Diamond Platinum Ring
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1950s, Platinum, American. This gorgeous fifties ring is set with a fine blue 2.50 carat aquamarine accented by two white diamonds (H color, SI1 clarity). Its delightfully fi...
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1950s Vintage Rings

Materials

Aquamarine, Diamond, Platinum

5.93 Carat Bi-Colour Tourmaline and Spinel Three Stone Ring in 18 Carat Gold
Located in Hamilton, AU
Lovingly crafted in 18 carat white gold, this delightful three-stone ring features a gleaming 5.93 carat bi-colour tourmaline flanked by a pair of enchanting purple spinels. This cap...
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20th Century Contemporary Rings

Materials

Spinel, Tourmaline, Gold, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold

Spectacular Retro 1940s Aquamarine and Ruby Gold Ring
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1940s, 14k, American. This classic Retro ring features a superb 40.50 carat aquamarine accented by .70 carats of fine rubies. The look is confidently American, colorfully Ret...
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1940s Retro Vintage Rings

Materials

White Diamond, Ruby, Aquamarine, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

18K Yellow Gold and Lapis Lazuli Ring
Located in Vannes, FR
Ring Chevalière Yellow Gold 18 carats and Lapis Lazuli Ring style signet ring with a lapis lazulis cushion cut. Lapis Lazulis plate that can be engraved Lapis Lazulis width : 0,85 ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Art Deco Rings

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

French Art Deco Diamond Set Snake Ring
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1920s, 18k, France. Popular for thousands of years, snake rings were especially fashionable in the Victorian through Art Deco periods. This particularly profuse French example ...
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1920s Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold

Yellow Gold Minimalist Diamond Statement Ring
Located in Westlake Village, CA
An elegant hand-formed solid 14k gold oval holds a brilliant white .10ct diamond (3mm) that seems to float on the finger. It's bold and delicate at the same time - minimal with a bi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 14k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Eighteen Karat Gold No Heat Pink Sapphire Diamond Cocktail Ring GIA Certified
Located in New York, NY
Eighteen karats white gold cocktail ring GIA certified 1.22 carat no heat Ceylon pink sapphire Match pair of trillion diamond weighing 0.25 Pave-set diamonds weighing 0.40 carats ...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Pink Sapphire, Sapphire, 18k Gold, Gold, White Gold

August Birthstone 16 Carat Large Vivid Peridot and Diamond 18 Karat Gold Ring
Located in Tustin, CA
A magnificent estate approximately 12 carat oval cut vivid natural green peridot is double talon prong set in 18 karat white gold and surrounded by approximately 140 round brilliant ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Peridot, 18k Gold, White Gold

Art Deco Platinum Ring Set with 1.59 Carat No Heat Pink Burma Sapphire GIA
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1920s, platinum, American. This Art Deco ring features a vivid 1.59 carat no heat pink sapphire, (GIA report). Set with an additional .75 carats of accent diamonds, the visual ...
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1920s Art Deco Vintage Rings

Materials

White Diamond, Sapphire, Pink Sapphire, Platinum

Modern Rose and White Gold 0.20 Karat White Diamonds Handcrafted Design Ring
Located in Rome, IT
Modern Rose and White Gold 0.20 Karat White Diamonds Handcrafted Design Ring From the collection "Castelli" inspired by the Italian historical and cultural tradition, here there's a ...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

White Diamond, 9k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Emerald Shape Sapphire Diamond 18 Karat Yellow Gold Cocktail Gold Ring
Located in New York, NY
Eighteen karats yellow and white gold cocktail ring Emerald cut shape sapphire weighing 0.95 carat Sapphire hue is of royal blue color tone Nine diamonds weighing 0.15 carats Ring fi...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Blue Sapphire, Diamond, Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, White Gold

Cats Eye Moonstone Halo Ring with Burmese Rubies in Rose Gold
Located in Sherman Oaks, CA
This gorgeous, cheerful ring by Eytan Brandes shows off a high-dome moonstone cabochon with exceptional chatoyancy. The drama of the center stone really pops thanks to its halo of t...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Moonstone, Ruby, Gold, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

Oval Ruby and Diamond White Gold Cocktail Cluster Ring
Located in New York, NY
Fourteen karats white gold cocktail cluster ring Oval shaped ruby weighing 1.10 carat Ruby hue tone color is of rose red The ruby is surrounded by diamonds weighing 0.30 carats Ring ...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Ruby, Diamond, Gold, 14k Gold, White Gold

Cushion Diamond Eternity Band 2.55 Total Carat
Located in Cedarhurst, NY
Beautiful Sparkly Cushion Diamond Band This rings 24 Cushion Diamonds, weighing 2.55 Total Carat. The Diamonds are F-G Color, VS Clarity. This ring is set in platinum and is a finge...
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2010s Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

11.26 Carat Natural Blue Sapphire and Diamond White Gold Cocktail Ring
Located in Tustin, CA
Exquisite and very striking, 18 karat white gold estate sapphire and diamond cocktail ring features 8 oval shaped full cut faceted natural blue sapphires, each suspended in a diamond...
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1980s Artisan Vintage Rings

Materials

Blue Sapphire, Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cabochon Amethyst 21 Karat Yellow Gold Ring
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Cabochon amethyst and 21-karat yellow gold ring circa 1980. Clear and concise information you want to know is listed below. Contact us right away if you have additional questions. ...
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1980s Contemporary Vintage Rings

Materials

Amethyst, Yellow Gold

Ancient Greek 5th Century BC Ephesus Bee Coin 18K Gold Ring
Located in Soquel, CA
An authentic ancient early Greek silver drachm coin from Ephesus 500- 420 BC, with the beautiful depiction of a bee, is held in a simple wide line textured bezel and hammered matte-f...
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21st Century and Contemporary Classical Greek Rings

Materials

18k Gold

Handpiece Ring 18k Gold-Plated Silver Ring Snake Chain Movement Greek Jewelry
Located in Athens, GR
Playland Hand-piece A beautiful way of decorating your hand. This hand-piece is made of snake chain and is designed to highlight and compliment the hand. The use of the chain adds ...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

18k Gold, Gold Plate, Silver

Art Deco Style 18 Karat Gold Sterling Silver Lapis Lazuli Castle Cocktail Ring
Located in Rome, IT
Art Deco Style 18 Karat Gold Sterling Silver Lapis Lazuli Castle Cocktail Ring The "Blue Castle" ring is handcrafted in hammered sterling silver and 18 karats solid yellow gold, a d...
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2010s Artisan Rings

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Rock Crystal, Tourmaline, Gold, Sterling Silver

Antique and Vintage Rings

Antique and vintage rings have long held a special place in the hearts of fine jewelry lovers all over the world.

No matter their origin or specific characteristics, rings are timeless, versatile accessories. They’ve carried deep meaning since at least the Middle Ages, when diamond rings symbolized strength and other kinds of rings were worn to signify romantic feelings or to denote an affiliation with a religious order. Rings have also forever been emblematic of eternity.

Over time, rings have frequently taken the form of serpents, which have long been associated with eternal life, health and renewal. Italian luxury jewelry house Bvlgari has become famous for its widely loved Serpenti motif, for example, and its Serpenti ring, like the other accessories in the collection, began as an homage to jewelry of the Roman and Hellenistic eras. The serpent is now a popular motif in fine jewelry. Jewelry devotees have long pined for rings adorned with reptiles, thanks to antique Victorian rings — well, specifically, Queen Victoria’s illustrious engagement ring, which took the form of a gold snake set with rubies, diamonds and an emerald (her birthstone). Designs for Victorian-era engagement rings often featured repoussé work and chasing, in which patterns are hammered into the metal.

Engagement rings, which are reliably intimidating to shop for, are still widely recognized as symbols of love and commitment. The most collectible engagement rings are those from the Victorian, Edwardian and Art Deco eras. Named for the monarchies of the four King Georges, who in succession ruled England starting in 1714 (plus King William’s reign), antique Georgian rings, be they engagement rings or otherwise, are also coveted by collectors. Pearls, along with colored gemstones like garnets, rubies and sapphires, were widely used in Georgian jewelry. The late-1700s paste jewelry was a predecessor to what we now call fashion or costume jewelry.

The Art Nouveau movement (1880–1910) brought with it rings inspired by the natural world. Antique Art Nouveau rings might feature depictions of winged insects and fauna as well as women, who were simultaneously eroticized and romanticized, frequently with long flowing hair. Art Deco jewelry, on the other hand, which originated during the 1920s and ’30s, is by and large “white jewelry.” White metals, primarily platinum, were favored over yellow gold in the design of antique Art Deco rings and other accessories as well as geometric motifs, with women drawn to the era’s dazzling cocktail rings in particular.

Whether you’re hunting down a chunky classic for a Prohibition-themed cocktail party or seeking a clean contemporary design to complement your casual ensemble, find an exquisite collection of antique, new and vintage rings on 1stDibs.