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Rings For Sale
5.95ct Rubellite Tourmaline 18kt Ring, Made in Italy by Cynthia Scott Jewelry
Located in Logan, UT
The bold presence and subtly elegant details of my classic Sienna Ring are my testament to a woman's versatility. A deceptively simple design with incredible detail, Sienna Rings tra...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

Rubelite, Tourmaline, 18k Gold, Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique GIA 3.65 Carat Old European Cut Diamond Platinum Engagement Ring
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
One Antique GIA 3.65 Carat Old European Cut Diamond Platinum Engagement Ring. Featuring one GIA certified 3.65 carat old European cut diamond accompanied with certificate #2215971302...
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1910s Edwardian Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

Victorian Sterling Silver and 18K Gold Moonstone and Diamond Statement Ring
Located in Addison, TX
This flora inspired beauty is an excellent example of the Victorian era. Crafted in 18K yellow gold and sterling silver for the two tone look this piece is in great condition conside...
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Early 1900s Victorian Antique Rings

Materials

Diamond, Moonstone, 18k Gold, Sterling Silver

GIA Certified 10.33 Carat Emerald Cut Diamond Eternity Band
Located in New York, NY
Exquisite emerald cut eternity band. 17 individually GIA certified emerald cut diamonds weighing 10.33 carats ,make up this magnificent ring. Diamonds are colorless (D E F) and clar...
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2010s Modern Rings

Materials

Emerald, Diamond, Platinum

6.64 Carat Oval Cut Orange Sapphire and Diamond Halo Engagement Ring
Located in New York, NY
Showcasing a color-rich oval cut orange sapphire weighing 6.64 carats, surrounded by a single row of brilliant marquise cut diamonds set in a flower design halo. Diamonds weigh 2.42 ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Sapphire, Diamond, 14k Gold, Platinum

GIA Certified 8.20 Carat Emerald Cut Diamond Eternity Band
Located in New York, NY
Exquisite emerald cut eternity band. 16 individually GIA certified emerald cut diamonds weighing 8.20 carats ,make up this magnificent ring. Diamonds are colorless (D E F) and clari...
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2010s Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Platinum

GIA Certified 11.66 Carat Emerald Cut Diamond Eternity Band
Located in New York, NY
Exquisite emerald cut eternity band. 16 individually GIA certified emerald cut diamonds weighing 11.66 carats , make up this magnificent ring. Diamonds are colorless (D E F) and cla...
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2010s Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

6ct Ceylon Sapphire Forget Me Knot Diamond Ring
Located in Brisbane, AU
Custom made to order* Set with diamonds down the band. Available in 18ct rose/white or yellow gold or platinum. Please contact our designer to start the process of selecting your ...
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2010s Artist Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, Platinum

Vintage 14 Karat Diamond Gem Set Harem Ring
Located in New York, NY
A charming vintage 14k yellow gold harem ring set with sapphires, emeralds, diamonds, turquoise and rubies, circa 1970. This harem ring is so called based upon Victorian depictions a...
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1970s Modern Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, 14k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Yellow Gold 1.05 Carat Diamond Ring
Located in New York, NY
Authentic Van Cleef & Arpels ring crafted in 18 karat yellow gold and set with a GIA certified 1.05 carat round brilliant cut diamond (F color, VVS1 clarity). The classic design is c...
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1990s Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cynthia Scott Jewelry 10.52 Carat Tanzanite in 18 Karat Gold Ring
Located in Logan, UT
Tanzanite is among the most romanticized of modern gemstone discoveries, and the exceptional example showcased in this custom ring is a perfect reminder of why. This 10.52ct tanzani...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Tanzanite, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold, Gold

GIA Certified 13.55 Carat Emerald Cut Diamond Eternity Band
Located in New York, NY
Exquisite emerald cut eternity band. 15 individually GIA certified emerald cut diamonds weighing 13.55 carats , make up this magnificent ring. Diamonds are colorless (D E F) and cla...
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2010s Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Platinum

GIA Certified 3 Carat Asscher Cut E Color Diamond Solitaire Ring
Located in Rome, IT
GIA Certified 3 Carat Asscher Cut E Color Diamond Solitaire Ring
Category

2010s Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond

9.13 Carat Oval Cut Garnet with Small Round Cut Garnets in 18 Karat Gold Ring
Located in Chicago, IL
This “Bubble” cocktail ring in 18kt. Rose gold features an impressive 9.13cts. fine Oval cut Garnet. 266 small cut round garnets frame the large oval center and continue all the way ...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Garnet, 18k Gold, Gold

GIA Certified 2.87 Carat Diamond Three-Stone Platinum Ring
Located in Stamford, CT
Three-stone diamond engagement ring. Old mine cushion cut center stone with two oval old mine cut side diamonds set in a platinum three-stone setting. Raised table cut tops shape and...
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Early 20th Century Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

Tiffany & Co. Platinum 3 Oval Diamond Engagement Ring 1.44cts with Box/Papers
Located in Washington Depot, CT
Tiffany & Co. Platinum Engagement Ring Everything you will need to present the perfect Tiffany & Co. engagement ring is included with this gorgeous ring! This stunning Tiffany & Co...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

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

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

Cartier Panthère de Cartier Yellow Gold, Tsavorite, and Onyx Ring
Located in New York, NY
Authentic Cartier ring from the Panthère de Cartier collection centering on a single panther, an iconic symbol of the house. The ring is crafted in 18 karat yellow gold. The panther ...
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2010s Rings

Materials

Onyx, Tsavorite, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Burma Cabochon Ruby Diamond Yellow Sapphire Open Shank Cocktail Ring
Located in New York, NY
Eighteen karats rose gold cocktail open shank facing ring Round shape Burma cabochon ruby weighing 4.60 carat Trillion Ceylon Yellow sapphire weighing 0.75 carat Diamond weighing ...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire, Yellow Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold, Rose 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

Art Deco Diamond Platinum Solitaire Ring
Located in Berlin, DE
Art Deco Style, 1920s. Old-mine-cut diamond weighing 3,40 ct. Clarity VVS2, Color M, Decorated by 40 small diamonds in brilliant-cut. Mounted in platinum. Hallmarked inside with 968,...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

Certified 10.06 Carat Yellow Diamond Three-Stone Engagement Ring
Located in Bangkok, Thailand
A GIA certified 10.06 carat oval Diamond centre stone, surrounded by VS quality baguette and round White Diamonds and round Yellow Diamonds, all studded in 18K Yellow and White Gold....
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Yellow Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold, Yell...

Joke Quick Lightning Ridge Black Opal Rose-Cut Diamond Mosaic Ring
Located in Antwerp, BE
One of a kind ring handmade in Belgium by jewellery artist Joke Quick. Diamonds and gemstones in different cut shapes and colours are set like a mosaic. This Ring is Handmade the tr...
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2010s Art Nouveau Rings

Materials

Diamond, Opal, Black Opal, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, Sterling Silver

GIA Certified Radiant Cut Yellow Diamond Three-Stone Halo Engagement Ring
Located in New York, NY
A unique handcrafted engagement ring showcasing a 1.96 carat radiant cut yellow diamond certified by GIA as Fancy Yellow, SI1 clarity. Flanking the center diamond are two radiant cut...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Yellow Diamond, Platinum

Shimell & Madden Australian Opal Diamond Gold One of a Kind Ellipse Ring
Located in Dallas, TX
One of a Kind Gamma Ellipse Ring handcrafted in London by jewelry maker Shimell and Madden in beautifully textured 18k yellow gold featuring an oval australian white opal and accente...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Multi-gemstone, Opal, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Flawless Exceptional GIA Certified 5.01 carats, Pear Cut Diamond Solitaire Ring
Located in Rome, IT
FLAWLESS EXCEPTIONAL GIA Certified Pear Cut Diamond Solitaire Ring F COLOR FLAWLESS EXCELLENT POLISH VERY GOOD SYMMETRY NONE FLUORESCENCE
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2010s Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold

Vintage Buccellati Italy Ruby Diamond Platinum Starburst Engagement Ring
Located in Miami, FL
Perfection is the word to describe this detailed Vintage Buccellati Ruby and Diamond  Ring with an approx. total weight of 5.5 grams. Master crafted in solid Platinum, adorned with...
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1960s Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Platinum

Art Deco 8.95 Carat Cushion Shaped Aquamarine and Diamond Platinum Cocktail Ring
Located in Chevy Chase, MD
This is an absolute stunner! The 8.95 carat Aquamarine displays great brilliance with a beautiful color and hue. It is set in a platinum Diamond filigree mounting of the Art Deco e...
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Early 20th Century Edwardian Rings

Materials

Aquamarine, Diamond, Platinum

GIA Certified 3.53 Carat Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring
Located in Rome, IT
GIA Certified 3.53 Carat Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring
Category

2010s Modern Rings

Materials

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

Yianni Creations Peridot Fine Silver 24 Karat Gold Palladium Wide Band Ring
Located in Astoria, NY
From Yianni Creations - Midas Collection this is a 950 purity fine silver ring handmade in Greece. The ring is plated with Palladium to resist the elements and decorated with 24 kara...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Peridot, Gold, 24k Gold, Gold Plate, Palladium, Silver, Sterling Silver

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, Gold

LeVian 14K Rose Gold Rhodolite Garnet Round Brown Diamond Halo Cocktail Ring
Located in Great Neck, NY
Grand Sample Sale Ring featuring 1 1/2 cts. Raspberry Rhodolite®, 1/3 cts. Chocolate Diamonds® , 1/10 cts. Vanilla Diamonds® set in 14K Strawberry Gold®
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

14k Gold, Rose Gold

Jacobean Gold Signet Ring, circa Late 16th - Early 17th Century
Located in London, GB
Jacobean gold signet ring. Composed of a central oval flat bezel with a finely engraved image of a stylised rose on a stalk and the initials 'IND', encircled by a decorative border t...
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16th Century Jacobean Antique Rings

Materials

Gold

Arabesque Deco Andalusian Style Ring in 18kt Gold
Located in Dubai, AE
Arabesque Deco Andalusian Style Ring in 18kt Solid Yellow Gold by Mohamad Kamra from the Arabesque Deco Collection. The design of the ring is inspired by the Andalusian Style and Mo...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Art Deco Rings

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Vintage GIA 10.99 Carat Diamond 18 Karat Gold Solitaire Ring
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
One Vintage GIA 10.99 Carat Diamond 18k Gold Solitaire Ring. Featuring one GIA certified 10.99 carat round brilliant cut diamond accompanied with certificate #5221037834 stating the ...
Category

Early 2000s Rings

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold

Fancy 14.5ct Purple Amethyst White Diamond Pink Sapphire 18 Karat Rose Gold Ring
Located in Montreux, CH
Ring 18K (Matching Earrings Available) Diamond1-Round 57-0,08-4/6A Diamond4-Round 57-0,1-4/6A Diamond 17-Round 57-0,19-4/6A Amethyst 1-14,5 2/1A Pink Sapphire 4-Round-0,33 2/3A Pink ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Amethyst, Diamond, Pink Sapphire, 18k Gold

Yianni Creations Amethyst Fine Silver 24 Karat Gold Two-Tone Wide Band Ring
Located in Astoria, NY
Yianni Creations Midas Collection 100% Handmade Artisan Ring from Fine Silver with a layover of 24 Karat Yellow Gold features 1.75 Carat Amethyst complemented by unique techniques of...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Amethyst, Palladium, Gold, 24k Gold, Gold Plate, Yellow Gold, Silver, St...

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...
Category

2010s Artisan Rings

Materials

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

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

Unique Diamonds 22.27 Carat Brazilian Aquamarine 18 KT Gold Made in Italy Ring
Located in Valenza , IT
Handcrafted in Margherita Burgener workshop based in Valenza, Italy, the enchanting ring is centering a Brazilian 22.27 carat aquamarine, drop cut, surrounded by a double line of di...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

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

White Gold 3.1 Karat Aquamarine White Diamonds "Fountain" Cocktail Design Ring
Located in Rome, IT
White Gold 3.1 Karat Aquamarine White Diamonds "Fountain" Cocktail Design Ring , also available in Platinum on request. The quintessential beauty of aquamarine is framed by a double ...
Category

2010s Art Deco Rings

Materials

Aquamarine, White Diamond, 18k Gold, 9k Gold, White Gold, Platinum

One Emerald Cut Aquamarine with Diamond Engagement Ring in 18K White Gold
Located in Bangkok, TH
A gorgeous blue emerald Aquamarine is presented in classic Art Deco style. The glorious gemstone radiates from within a sparkling halo of bright white round brilliant cut diamonds pu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Art Deco Rings

Materials

Aquamarine, Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Art Deco Style Personalized 18 Karat Rose Gold Unisex Modern Design Ring
Located in Rome, IT
Art Deco Style 18 Karat Rose Gold "Castel Del Monte" Unisex Handcrafted Modern Design Ring available in rose gold, white gold and yellow gold. available in any size in two weeks. Fr...
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2010s Art Deco Rings

Materials

18k Gold, Rose Gold, Yellow Gold

Yianni Creations Peridot Fine Silver and Palladium Adjustable Long Band Ring
Located in Astoria, NY
Yianni designer handmade Artisan long band ring from the Ammos Collection in all hand made from Fine Silver 950 purity. This gorgeous unique piece features an oval shape Peridot with...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Peridot, Palladium, Silver, Sterling Silver

Yianni Creations Pearl Fine Silver and 24K Gold Solitaire Two-Tone Band Ring
Located in Astoria, NY
Yianni Creations designer Band Ring is all hand made from Fine Silver with a layover of 24 Karat Yellow Gold features a 7.0 mm Freshwater Pearl complemented by a unique technique of ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Pearl, Freshwater Pearl, Natural Pearl, Gold, 24k Gold, Gold Plate, Yell...

Yianni Creations Amethyst and Diamond Fine Silver Palladium Wide Band Ring
Located in Astoria, NY
Yianni Creations Ammos Collection 100% Handmade Artisan Ring from Fine Silver featuring a 1.25 Oval Cut Amethyst accompanied by a 0.03 Carat Brilliant Cut White Diamond complemented ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Black Pearl, Cultured Pearl, Freshwater Pearl, Peridot, Topaz, Blue Topa...

Yianni Creations Peridot Diamond Fine Silver Rhodium 24 K Gold Wide Band Ring
Located in Astoria, NY
This is Yianni Creations adjustable wide geometric ring from Eclyps Collection all handmade in Greece from fine silver 950 purity and plated with Black Rhodium to be protected from t...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Peridot, Gold, 24k Gold, Gold Plate, Yellow Gold...

Le Vian Ring Peridot Chocolate Diamonds Vanilla Diamonds 14 Karat Honey Gold
Located in Great Neck, NY
Le Vian® Ring featuring 1.56 cts. Green Apple Peridot, 1.56 cts. Chocolate Diamonds® , 0.22 cts. Vanilla Diamonds® set in 14K Honey Gold Diamonds Breakdown: 1.56 cts Brown Diamonds ...
Category

2010s Rings

Materials

Peridot, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Yianni Creations Fine Silver and 24 Karat Gold Solitaire Pearl Wide Band Ring
Located in Astoria, NY
Yianni Creations Midas Collection 100% Handmade Artisan Ring from Fine Silver with a layover of 24 Karat Yellow Gold features 7 - 7.5 mm Freshwater Pearl complemented by unique techn...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Pearl, Freshwater Pearl, Natural Pearl, Gold, 24k Gold, Gold Plate, Yell...

Le Vian Ring Rhodolite Chocolate Diamonds Vanilla Diamond 14 Karat Gold
Located in Great Neck, NY
Le Vian Red Carpet® Ring featuring 3.15 cts. Raspberry Rhodolite®, 1.00 cts. Chocolate Diamonds® , 0.19 cts. Vanilla Diamonds® set in 14K Strawberry Gold® Diamonds Breakdown: 1.00 c...
Category

Early 2000s Rings

Materials

Garnet, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

18k Solid Gold Natural Ruby Full Eternity Ring July Birth Stone Ring
Located in Bangkok, TH
Natural Ruby Full Eternity Ring 18k Solid Gold Ring July Birth Stone Ring Zodiac July Stone Ring. Cancer Zodiac sign Ring Brilliant Ruby ring in 18k Solid gold featured with a natur...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Yianni Creations Blue Topaz Fine Silver and Black Rhodium Wide Band Ring
Located in Astoria, NY
Presenting Unisex Yianni Creations handmade artisan ring from fine silver 950 purity plated with palladium to resist the elements. This ring is from Hephestos Collection where the br...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Blue Topaz, Topaz, Palladium, Rhodium, Gold, Silver, Sterling Silver

Certified 14.01 Carat Emerald cut Emerald and Diamond 3 Stone Engagement Ring
Located in NEW YORK, NY
Showcasing a color-rich 14.01-carat emerald cut Emerald certified. Flanking the center stone two brilliant chevrons diamonds weighing 1.42 carats total. Made in platinum. Style avai...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Platinum

Georgios Collections 18 Karat White Gold Diamond and Ruby Floral Petal Band Ring
Located in Astoria, NY
S.Georgios designer floral ring crafted from solid 18 Karat White Gold. This gorgeous piece features a 0.60 Carat oval cut Ruby center and flower petals decorated with 0.65-carat bri...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

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

Elegant 4.04 Carat Sapphire and Diamond Ballerina Design White Gold Ring
Located in Tustin, CA
Timeless and elegant cocktail or engagement ring features a round cut vivid dark blue faceted sapphire, prong-set in the center. Surrounding the sapphire is a sparkling halo of invis...
Category

20th Century Art Deco Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 14k Gold, White Gold

TIGI Certifi1ed 10.11 Carat Cushion Cut Blue Sapphire & Diam Ring in 18k Gold
Located in Chicago, IL
This show-stopping 18k white gold cocktail ring is the ultimate selection for your next anniversary, wedding, or engagement occasion. One cushion cut, fine quality intense blue sapph...
Category

2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

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

6.00 Carat Madeira Citrine in a Pave Diamond and Citrine White Gold Ring
Located in Chevy Chase, MD
A truly stunning work of art! This Madeira Citrine fires up with light. It is emerald cut and weighs 6.00 carats, set with four Diamond and Citrine pave prongs, with a pave Citrine...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Citrine, Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

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.