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Rings For Sale
Art Deco Enamel Ring
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1920s, 14k, American. Suggestive of a Renaissance signet ring, this large Art Deco ring features royal blue enamel with an applied diamond-set sigil featuring 8 fleurs-de-lis. ...
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1920s North American Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Enamel

Late Victorian Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ring - GIA F1
Located in Hummelstown, PA
A vibrant Colombian emerald, weighing just under a carat, glows between a pair of sparkling old mine-cut diamond trefoils, highlighted by decorative rose cut diamonds. This delightfu...
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1890s Antique Rings

Materials

Emerald

Vintage 2.5 CTW Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ring - GIA F1
Located in Hummelstown, PA
A lush and lively octagonal step-cut Colombian emerald, weighing 2.5 carats, is elegantly presented in a frame of sparkling brilliant-cut diamonds. This low profile ring boasts gentl...
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1950s American Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Platinum

Massive Renaissance Revival Gold Ring
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1960s, 18k, American. This spectacular men's ring is decorated with lions rampant and set with fine lapis and brilliant white diamonds (.14 carats total weight of H color, VS ...
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1960s American Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Large 14K Moonstone Man in the Moon Ring - LPM
Located in Hummelstown, PA
Both luminous and beautifully carved, when I found this whimsical 1960’s man-in-the-moon moonstone, I wanted to make it something special. 🌙 The transparent peach colored moonstone ...
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2010s American Rings

Materials

Moonstone, 14k Gold

Dubini Ancient Alexander the Great Silver Coin Diamond Signet Yellow Gold Ring
Located in London, GB
This DUBINI coin ring from the 'Empires' collection features an authentic Macedon silver coin minted circa 336-323 B.C. set in 18K yellow gold with diamonds. DEPICTED ON COIN Obvers...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Classical Roman Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver

Vintage Platinum Rubellite Tourmaline & Diamond Ring Set
Located in Hummelstown, PA
Platinum Brilliant Pink/Red Rubellite Tourmaline & Diamond Ring Set Size: 5.5 Tourmaline: excellent color and clarity, approximately 2.20 ct. (8.69 x 6.79 x 4.81 mm) Diamonds: fou...
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1990s Rings

Materials

Diamond, Tourmaline, Platinum

Cartier La Dona 3.00ct Cushion Peridot 18K 750 White Gold Cocktail Ring. Size 50
Located in MELBOURNE, AU
This iconic Cartier "La Dona" cocktail ring is performed in 18K White Gold, featuring a high polished finish & a wide dome shape With a flat top bezel (rub over) set with ...
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Early 2000s French Modern Rings

Materials

Peridot, White Gold, 18k Gold

Retro French Made Diamond Flower Ring Circa 1940s
Located in ADELAIDE, SA
One French made diamond set floral ring. Comprising of a hand-crafted rose gold raised ribbed domed as the flowers petals. An old cut diamond is the feature of the centre of the flow...
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1940s French Retro Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Mixed Metal

Van Cleef & Arpels Red Ruby & Diamond Ring
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Van Cleef & Arpels Ruby & Diamond Ring 18k Yellow Gold Circa 1980"s Beautiful, Cabochon Red Ruby est .75cts and 12 round brilliant cut diamonds surrounding the ruby. Additional sq...
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1980s French Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold

Pink sapphire and diamond ring in platinum
Located in PARIS, FR
Stones: 1 pink sapphire of 1.95cts, 22 diamonds: 0.90ct Material: Platinum Dimensions: Diameter: 1.4cm Weight: 6.2g Period: Recent art deco style Size: 50 (free sizing) Certificate R...
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Early 2000s Art Deco Rings

Materials

Diamond, Pink Sapphire, Platinum

12mm Sleeping Beauty Turquoise & 0.48ct Diamond Cocktail Ring in 18K White Gold
Located in MELBOURNE, AU
This one-of-a-kind handmade piece will truly make you stand out in a crowd. Its fabulous design, rare & highly sought after diamond's size & top quality materials make this ring very...
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Early 2000s Australian Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, Turquoise, White Gold, 18k Gold

Edwardian GIA 3.54 Carat Old European Cut Diamond 18k Yellow Gold Cluster Ring
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
One Edwardian GIA 3.54 Carat Old European Cut Diamond 18k Yellow Gold Cluster Ring. Featuring one GIA old European cut diamond of 3.54 carats, accompanied by GIA #2225560490 stating ...
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Early 1900s Edwardian Antique Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Pearl, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Platinum

Vintage Cartier French Sapphire 18k Yellow and White Gold Contessa Band
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
One Vintage Cartier French Sapphire 18k Yellow and White Gold Contessa Band. Featuring four rectangular French cut sapphires with a total weight of approximately 0.60 carat. Crafted ...
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1980s Vintage Rings

Materials

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

Gold and Tiger's Eye Cartier Ring
Located in PARIS, FR
A Modern look that's really the cat's meow, this designer Cartier tiger's eye ring is totally on trend. Sleek high polish yellow gold forms a simple style which is bisected at the to...
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1980s French Modern Vintage Rings

Materials

Tiger's Eye

Mid 20th Century Australian Opal Ring
Located in ADELAIDE, SA
Mid 20th Century Australian opal ring featuring a handmade all yellow gold six claw box coronet with half-round shank. Recently restored and the ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Rings

Materials

Opal, 18k Gold

Exceptional GIA Certified 15 Carat Emerald Cut Diamond Platinum Ring
Located in Rome, IT
This exquisite ring features a GIA-certified Emerald cut diamond, elegantly presented in a classic solitaire setting, exemplifying sophistication and timeless design. **Center Diamo...
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2010s Italian Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Emerald, Platinum

Puig Doria 1970 Barcelona Modernist Cocktail Ring 18Kt Gold And Sterling Silver
Located in Miami, FL
Sculptural ring designed by Jose Maria Puig Doria. A geometric sculptural ring, created in Barcelona Spain by the jewelry designer and goldsmith Jose Maria Puig Doria, back in the 1968-1970. This beautiful cocktail ring was conceived with Spanish modernism...
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1970s Spanish Modern Vintage Rings

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver, Sterling Silver

Cober Jewellery Classic 925 Silver Ring
Located in OSS, NH
We invite you to see more of our collection from Cober Jewellery at 1stDibs! You can type Cober Jewellery in the search bar to view more pieces of jewellery at our webshop. About Co...
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2010s Dutch Contemporary Rings

Materials

Silver

Purple Sapphire Serpent Ring in 18k Rose Gold by Elie Top
Located in Paris, France
Yellow gold and distressed silver ring. The body, wrapped in distressed silver scales with a rose gold dorsal ridge, ends with a head that is paved with diamonds and animated with r...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Neoclassical Rings

Materials

Sapphire, Purple Sapphire, Rose Gold

Vintage Ring natural 4ct.Blue Cornflower Sapphire solid 18K Gold ØUS3.75/ 8.56gr
Located in SE
Ring for every day of unisex type in solid 18K Yellow Gold decorated with spectacular natural Blue Sapphire of lighter Blue / Cornflower color variety, emerald cut 10mm x 6 mm x 4.6 ...
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1960s European Retro Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold

Paul Binder Sixties Swiss Modern Ring
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1970s, 18k by Paul Binder, Zurich Switzerland. The juxtaposition of materials, wood, gold, and diamonds, creates a sleek contemporary visual. The look is Swiss Modern, Zurich s...
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1970s Swiss Modernist Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique Halo Ring 1ct Sapphire 1ctw Diamonds solid 18K Gold Ø5.5US/4.3 gr
Located in SE
European Halo Ring with 18K White Gold on Yellow Gold crown featuring natural Blue Sapphire and 8 Diamonds of various old cuts. Swedish hallmarks ,18K , maker's hallmarks . Date com...
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1920s Swedish Retro Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold

Vivid Green Emerald Ring
Located in New York, NY
A vivid green emerald octagonal step-cut stone surrounded by diamonds and placed on a diamond 18k white gold band. Details 5.84ct Vivid Green Emerald 1.65ct Round Diamonds 18k White...
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2010s American Contemporary Rings

Materials

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

1907 Antique European Ring solid 20K Gold Size Ø 6.5 US / 4.8 gr
Located in SE
Well preserved Antique Wedding Ring ring for Feminine hand. Solid 20K Yellow Gold. Hand - engraved continuous floral ornament around the band. Made in Sweden. Workshop unknown,cit...
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Early 1900s Swedish Art Nouveau Antique Rings

Materials

22k Gold

1934 Ring 3 stones 0.47 ct Sapphire Diamonds solid 18K Gold Ø US 8.75 / 1.6 gr
Located in SE
Art - Deco period Three - stone Ring , band in solid 18k Yellow Gold with platinum bezels set with natural Sapphire stone Ø 4.25 mm x 2.75 mm / ca. 0.45ct and 2 old diamond cut Diamo...
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1930s Swedish Art Deco Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold

1960 Armenian Ring 14K Gold natural 6ct Emerald 0.85ct Diamonds ØUS10/ 5.5gr
Located in SE
Beautiful 583 Gold, Silver, Emerald and Diamonds Halo Ring. Metal is solid 14k/ 583 Yellow Gold with clusters in white Gold featuring bezel set natural untreated Emerald cabochon cut...
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20th Century Russian Art Deco Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, 14k Gold

Palmiero Unique White Diamond Brilliant Pave 18 Karat Rose Gold Unique Dome Ring
Located in Fairfax, VA
18 Karat Rose Gold 5.20 ctw G/VS Quality Grade Diamonds Size 7.25 35.73 Grams Excellent, High-Quality Italian Craftsmanship No visible scratches/scuffs. No damage or defects to any...
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2010s Italian Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold

Antique Ring 5ctw Diamonds solid 18K Yellow Gold Silver Ø 8.25 US/8.8gr
Located in SE
Old 18th - 19th cent. sparkling beauty with dome of the crown in Silver on 18K Yellow Gold holding 19 rose cut Diamonds. Largest stone in the center is Ø 4.5mm / 0. 4ct , 18 around i...
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Early 19th Century European Belle Époque Antique Rings

Materials

Diamond, Silver, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Ruby Platinum Bouclier Ring by Elie Top
Located in Paris, France
Platinum ring studded with an oval cut burmese rubis surrounded by diamonds and set on a white gold star. Details: Certified Burmese Ruby: 2.46 cts Diamonds : 0.56 cts 18k Yellow...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Neoclassical Rings

Materials

Ruby, Platinum

Antique Art Deco Ring 0.5ct Diamond solid 14K Green Gold Ø US 7.75 / 2.7g
Located in SE
Ring from ca. 1920s -1930s with openwork dome shaped crown in 14K White Gold on 14K Green Gold. Accented Six pointed Star ornament decorated with nine Diamonds placed in precise geom...
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1920s Polish Art Deco Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, 14k Gold

Vintage Pre-Owned Cartier Love Diamond Bezel Set 18 Karat Rose Gold Band Ring
Located in Fairfax, VA
Weight: 8.00 grams Size: US 6 18K Rose Solid Gold (Metals & Materials tested for verification) Beautiful French Craftmanship Pre-Owned Excellent/Very Good Condition - Few Scratche...
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2010s French Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Gold, Rose Gold

Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger Sixteen Stone Ring Size 6.25
Located in New York, NY
Brand Tiffany & co Sixteen Stone Ring 18K yellow Gold & PT950 Ring Size 6.25 Main stone Diamond Carat total weight 1.14ct Diamond clarity VS Color Grade F-G Weight 11.8gr Retail pric...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

1977 Halo Ring solid 18K Gold 2.45ct Sapphire 0.7ct Diamonds Ø6.5US/5.6g
Located in SE
British Cluster Halo Ring set with oval cut natural untreated Sapphire surrounded with 12 old European cut Diamonds. Floret/ crown measures 17 mm x 14 mm x 7 mm deep. Sapphire meas...
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1970s English Retro Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold

Colombian emerald and diamonds ring in 18k gold
Located in PARIS, FR
Stones: 1 emerald of 1.5 cts, 18 diamonds: 1.1 cts Material: Gold Dimensions: 1.3cm x 1.2cm Weight: 3.4g Period: 1940 Size: 51 (free sizing) Certificate Ref. : 25348
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1940s Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, 18k Gold

Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Three Stone Ring
Located in Hummelstown, PA
This charming early Art Deco ring centers on a glowing Colombian emerald, weighing .60 carat, embraced by a pair of sparkling European-cut diamonds. Low profile and finger hugging, t...
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1920s Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

1960 Nordic Ring 7ct. Rubellite Diamonds solid 18K Gold Ø10.75 US/ 5gr
Located in SE
Fine vintage Ring in classic design. Band in solid 18K Gold. Bezel set natural transparent Rubellite / Red Tourmaline cabochon cut 15 mm x 10 mm x 5.5 mm deep / ca. 7 ct, of vivid P...
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1960s Swedish Retro Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Rubelite, 18k Gold

Antique German 0.8ct Diamonds Halo Ring solid 14K Gold Ø 6.75 US/ 1.8gr
Located in SE
Beautiful German Art - Deco period wedding ca. 1930's cluster Ring in solid 14K Orange Gold with crown in Platinum or White Gold Crown holding nine natural hand cut/ old European dia...
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1930s German Art Deco Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, 14k Gold

1922 Danish Men Ring Carnelian solid 14K Gold Ø US9 / 11.2 gr
Located in SE
Old Men Signet Ring hand- made in Copenhagen , DK in early early 1920s. Band with hallmarks 585 , MOE of the maker. Worn names engraved : Astrid , August , dated 4.10 / 22 Crown is...
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1920s Danish Art Deco Vintage Rings

Materials

Carnelian, 14k Gold

1960 Nordic Ring 1.5 ctw Sapphires 1.1 ct Diamonds solid 18K Gold ØUS5.75/ 7.7gr
Located in SE
Ring in solid 18K Orange tinted Gold with top of the crown in Platinum decorated with three natural Blue Sapphires and 14 Diamonds. Swedish hallmarks, 18K , date combination K9 made...
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1960s Swedish Retro Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, Platinum

TIFFANY & Co. Elsa Peretti Platinum Diamond Band Ring 4
Located in Los Angeles, CA
TIFFANY & Co. Elsa Peretti Platinum Diamond Band Ring 4 Metal: Platinum Size: 4 Band Width: 2.8mm Weight: 4.80 grams Diamond: One round brilliant diamond, carat total weight ...
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2010s American Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

1829 Signet Men Intaglio Ring Chalcedony solid 18K Gold ØUS9.5 /10.5gr
Located in SE
195 years old Signet Intaglio Ring featuring a natural red- spotted Gray - Blue Sardonyx stone with hand-cut heraldic depiction of three smoking Grenades flanked with Lilies on the s...
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1820s Swedish Medieval Antique Rings

Materials

Chalcedony, 18k Gold

1960s Dinh Van for Cartier 18k Gold and Lapis Lazuli Modernist Ring
Located in Oakland, CA
Very rare, 18k yellow gold & lapis lazuli modernist ring designed by Jean Dinh Van for Cartier dating to the 1960's. Currently the ring best fits a US size 5.5 or 6 however can be a...
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Mid-20th Century Rings

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

Pomellato 18K Rose Gold Pomellato Together Ring with Diamonds, Size 57
Located in Carmel By The Sea, CA
"The double rings showcase Milanese understated elegance at its best. Two round gold coils are united by a flat transversal link: two perfect and pure forms are forever bound togethe...
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2010s Italian Rings

Materials

Rose Gold

Lauren K 18K Yellow Gold Blue Tourmaline Jezebel Ring, Size 7
By Lauren K.
Located in Carmel By The Sea, CA
The Lauren K Collection is one that is both unpredictable and dramatic with its unexpected combinations of gems and color palettes. Timeless, yet chic, glamorous, yet effortlessly el...
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2010s Unknown Rings

Materials

Yellow Gold

Art Deco Cartier Style Fruit Salad Diamond Cocktail Ring by Clive Kandel
Located in New York, NY
Art Deco Cartier Style Emerald Fruit Salad Long Cocktail Ring. Magnificent copies of the rare and authentic. Lab-grown ruby, diamond, and cabochon emerald measuring 2 inches long b...
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2010s North American Art Deco Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Sapphire, Sterling Silver

Antique Ring natural 0.4 ct Ruby Diamonds solid 18K Gold Ø 6US/ 2.7 gr
Located in SE
A Ring in solid 18K Yellow Gold band with braided shoulders holding old diamond cut natural Rose Red Ruby and 2 old diamond cut Diamonds. Not hallmarked ,metal tested solid 18K. The...
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1920s European Art Deco Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire, 18k Gold

TIFFANY & Co. Elsa Peretti 18K Gold Diamond Band Ring 5
Located in Los Angeles, CA
TIFFANY & Co. Elsa Peretti 18K Gold Diamond Band Ring 5 Metal: 18K yellow gold Size: 5 Weight: 3.50 grams Band Width: 2.7mm Diamond: One round brilliant diamond, carat total weight...
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2010s American Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold

NO RESERVE! 3.60 cttw Natural Emeralds Eternity Band - 14k Yellow Gold
Located in Ramat Gan, IL
Ring Size: 55.5 EU Center Natural Emerald: Weight: 3.60 ct, 21 stones Colour: Green Shape: Oval Emeralds: minor clarity enhanced This technique is commonly accepted by the trade. I...
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2010s Israeli Art Deco Rings

Materials

Emerald, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Fine Edwardian Platinum Diamond Ruby Crossover Toi et Moi Ring, C 1900
Located in Firenze, IT
A nice original Edwardian period piece from the early 20th C, very well made, solid, with hand engraved shoulders and good quality bright and nicely sparkling stones. This "Toi et Mo...
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Early 1900s European Edwardian Antique Rings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Platinum

Antique Ring Diamonds solid 14K Rose Gold US 9.25/ 2.8gr
Located in SE
Old ring with ornamental open work crown, band tested solid 14K Rose Gold . No hallmarks, ca. late 19th - early 20th cent. Crown with stones is 18 mm x 8 mm at axes x 4.5 mm deep....
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Early 20th Century European Art Nouveau Rings

Materials

Diamond, Silver, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

1912 Austrian Empire Unisex Coin Ring 10 Gold Cronæ 23K/14K Gold Ø8.75US/5.8gr
Located in SE
Antique Austrian Coin Ring for Men or Women featuring Austrian 10 Gold Cronæ 23K Gold coin framed in solid 14K Rose Cold crown and band. Band hallmarked with early 20th century Aust...
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1910s Austrian Art Nouveau Vintage Rings

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18k Gold

Cohearted Release Full - Handcuff Ring/Necklace - 2.04 carat - 18k Yellow gold
Located in PARIS, FR
This 18k yellow gold ring set with 393 diamonds for a total of 2.04 carats is unlike any jewelry cuff made before. It was designed here as a symbol of freedom and self-awareness, as ...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Yellow Gold

GRAFF 3.46 CaratTotal Weight Diamond Engagement Ring
Located in Rome, IT
Elevate Your Love Story with the Exquisite Graff 4.16 ct Total Weight Diamond Three-Stone Engagement Ring in Platinum! 💍 Embark on a journey of timeless elegance and undeniable bea...
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2010s British Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Platinum

Victorian Heart Shaped Turquoise Seed Pearl and Diamond Cluster Ring 18ct Gold
Located in Yorkshire, West Yorkshire
Step into the romantic era of Victorian elegance with our heart shaped Turquoise, Seed Pearl and Diamond cluster ring, crafted in 1871, is a treasure from the past, embodying the int...
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1870s British Victorian Antique Rings

Materials

Diamond, Pearl, Turquoise, Gold, 18k Gold

18k Diamond and Ruby Heart Ring
Located in New York, NY
This 18k Diamond and Ruby Heart Shaped Ring is a true gift for someone you love or for treating yourself. The ruby center stone is 1.61 carats and surrounded by a halo of sparkling d...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

NO RESERVE! 8.58Ct Emerald & 0.51Ct Fancy Pink Diamonds 18 kt. White gold Ring
Located in Ramat Gan, IL
Ring can be resized free of charge prior to shipping out. Ring Size: 56 EU Center Natural Emerald: Weight: 8.58 ct Colour: Green Shape: Cut Cornered Rectangle Step Cut CE(Oil): Mino...
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2010s Israeli Art Deco Rings

Materials

Pink Diamond, Emerald, 14k Gold, White Gold

1869 Nordic Ring Renaissance solid 23/18K Gold Opal Pearl Garnet ØUS7 / 5.2gr
Located in SE
155 years old Flower Ring in excellent condition. Four bezel set natural Opal settings Ø 4.25 mm/ 0.28ct each + one old diamond cut / claw set rosy Red Garnet setting Ø 4mm/0.25ct...
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1860s Swedish Renaissance Revival Antique Rings

Materials

Garnet, Opal, Pearl, 18k Gold, 22k Gold

Antique and Vintage Rings, Cocktail Rings and Art Deco Rings for Sale on 1stDibs

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. On 1stDibs, a range of buying guides can be found for those in the market for antique engagement ringsvintage engagement rings or Art Deco engagement rings

The most collectible antique engagement rings and vintage 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.

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