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Rings For Sale
Roman Malakov Alternating Princess Cut & Baguette Diamond Eternity Wedding Band
Located in New York, NY
A chic and sophisticated design showcasing baguette and princess cut diamonds channel set in a polished platinum composition. Baguette diamonds weigh 1.22 carats total while the prin...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

4 Carat Bezel Set Rose Cut Black Diamond Ring Handmade by H & H Jewels
Located in Miami, FL
This 18 karat white gold handmade black and white diamond ring conjures the thought of the night sky punctuated by moonlight. A 4.00 carat rose cut black diamond is bezel-set at cent...
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2010s Rings

Materials

Diamond, Black Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

GIA Certified 2 Carat Ruby Diamond Ring
Located in Rome, IT
GIA Certified 2 Carat Ruby Diamond Ring
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2010s Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby

Classic Trilogy Henri Daussi Engagement Ring Features 3 Cushion Cut Diamonds
Located in New York, NY
This Classic Henri Daussi ring features 3 cushions cut diamonds to symbolize the past, present, and future. Truly a timeless piece. Crafted in 18K white gold with high-quality diamon...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold

Diamond 18K White Gold Flower Leaf Double Link Band Convertible Ring
Located in Miami, FL
This exquisite ring, features a sparkly flower with leaves, with the versatility of converting itself, from single finger wearing to dual finger wearing! Crafted in solid 18K white...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Gold

Pair of Platinum Baguette Shaped Emerald and Diamond Eternity Bands
Located in New York, NY
A pair (2) of platinum baguette-shaped diamond and emerald channel set eternity wedding or anniversary rings Baguette diamond weighting 1.25 carat each ring Baguette emeralds weigh...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Platinum

Carrera y Carrera Vintage 18K Yellow Gold Figurine Narcissus Ring
By Carrera
Located in Miami, FL
Exquisite highly collectible Carrara Y Carrera Narcissus-inspired ring. Crafted in solid 18K yellow gold with a satin finish. Presents two young figurines representing the greek my...
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1980s Modern Vintage Rings

Materials

Yellow Gold

Vintage Baguette Cut Diamond 18 Karat Gold Dome Ring
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
One Vintage Baguette Cut Diamond 18 Karat Gold Dome Ring. featuring thirty three baguette cut diamonds with a total weight of approximately 3.00 carats F color, VS clarity. Crafted i...
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1980s Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

David Rosenberg 12.73 Carat Round Brilliant GIA Diamond Engagement Ring
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Rosenberg Diamonds & Co. 12.73 carat Round Brilliant Cut K color VS2 clarity is accompanied by a GIA certificate. This spectacular VS2 is full of brilliance and it is set in a handma...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Natural 0.70 Carat Heart Shape Diamond Band Ring Solid 14k White Gold Jewelry
Located in IN
Natural 0.70 Carat Heart Shape Diamond Band Ring Solid 14k White Gold Jewelry Details :- Stone :- Diamond Stone Shape :- Heart / Round Making :- Handmade Treatment :- Natural Item C...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, 14k Gold, White Gold

Antique Russian Diamond Ring
Located in Cairo, EG
Antique Russian old mine cut diamond ring centered with 2 old mine cut diamonds in detaled prongs with an estimate diamond weight of 1.90 carats 6mm diameter each flanked with with 2...
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Early 1900s Antique Rings

Materials

Diamond, 14k Gold

Spessartite Garnet Ring Gem 11.09 Carat Unmounted Oval Loose Gemstone
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Bright 11.09 carat Spessartite Garnet (Mandarin Garnet) oval gem, offered loose to a fine gemstone connoisseur. Dimensions: 14.40 x 12.20 x 7.50 mm Returns are accepted and paid by u...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Garnet, Mandarin Garnet

Tiffany & Co. Classic Two Tone Platinum & 18k Gold Wedding Band
Located in Houston, TX
A sophisticated and beautiful wedding band crafted from Platinum and 18k yellow gold. The center features a high polished platinum dome complemented by the 18k yellow gold double edg...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Platinum

11.30 Ct. Colombian Emerald Burmese Jadeite Paraiba Tourmaline Blue Diamond Ring
Located in Antwerp, BE
One of a kind ring handmade in Belgium by jewelry artist Joke Quick, in solid 18K Rose & White gold and handmade the traditional way ( no casting or printing involved ). Set with an ...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Blue Diamond, Emerald, Jade, Sapphire, Tourmalin...

Fancy Yellow 10.06 Carat Cushion Cut Diamond Ring
Located in New York, NY
Impressive and brilliant 10.06 cushion cut Fancy Yellow, VS2 center diamond. 1.41 carats of F color Vs clarity Emerald cut side diamonds all set in 18k gold. This ring is a WOW!
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Yellow Diamond, 18k Gold

Fancy Yellow 3.87 Carat Certified Diamond Cocktail Ring in Platinum
Located in New York, NY
Yellow Diamond ring with EGL certificate, no.400148819D. Center stone: 3.87ct Radiant cut Fancy Yellow VS2 diamond, 9.8 x 8.3 x 4.94mm. Side stones: carre and brilliant round cut dia...
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21st Century and Contemporary Art Deco Rings

Materials

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

Eighteen Karat Yellow Gold Rope Designed Stacking Band
Located in New York, NY
Eighteen karat yellow gold band-style ring with a twisted rope design that adds the perfect textural element to any stack! Two millimeter wide Made to order in various finger size Tw...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

6.69 Carat Rhodolite Garnet and Diamond Baguette White Gold Engagement Ring
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Sleek and modern! This ring design is part of our Sticks and Stones Collection featuring a sophisticated, rectangular center stone and side stones with a similarly contemporary feel....
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21st Century and Contemporary Artisan Rings

Materials

White Diamond, Garnet, Rhodolite, Diamond, 18k Gold, Gold, White Gold

Seaman Schepps Aquamarine Ring
Located in Boston, MA
The post-war jewelry aesthetic was brash and bold, and no one embodied the spirit of the time more than Seaman Schepps. He capitalized on the desire for dramatic jewels by setting la...
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1940s Retro Vintage Rings

Materials

Aquamarine, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Rainbow Sapphire Emerald Semiprecious Stone 18 Karat Gold Ring Made in Italy
Located in Bussolengo, Verona
Rainbow Sapphire Emerald Semiprecious Stone 18 Karat Yellow Gold Ring Made in Italy This multicolor eternity ring is set from 17 stones. It has yellow, orange, violet and blue sapphi...
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2010s Artisan Rings

Materials

Tsavorite, Amethyst, Aquamarine, Emerald, Iolite, Sapphire, Tourmaline, ...

14k Gold Moon and Star Diamond Ring Stacking Minimalist Everyday Ring
Located in Bangkok, TH
Moon and Star Diamond Ring is made of 14k solid gold featured with natural white sparkly diamond Handset by a master setter in our studio. Available in three colors of gold: White Go...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

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

14K Gold Artdeco Style Enameled Cocktail Ring with 5.68 Ct Sky Topaz and Citrine
Located in ISTANBUL, TR
14K Gold Artdeco Style Enameled Cocktail Ring with 5.68 ct Sky Topaz and Citrine This ring was made with quality materials and excellent handwork. I guarantee the quality assurance ...
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2010s Art Deco Rings

Materials

Citrine, Topaz, 14k Gold, Enamel

3ct Emerald in Forget Me Knot Ring Platinum and 22ct Yellow Gold
Located in Brisbane, AU
*Custom design to order * Our showstopper 3carat Zambian emerald "Forget Me Knot" ring is smothered in diamonds set in a combination of 22ct yellow gold and platinum with D/Fsi gr...
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2010s Artist Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, 22k Gold, 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

Bernd Munsteiner Amethyst Gold Ring and Pendant Set
Located in Austin, TX
An incredible amethyst and 18k gold ring and pendant set by Bernd Munsteiner, founder of Atelier Munsteiner. The amethyst of exceptional color and transparency, and set with a clean,...
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1980s Contemporary Vintage Rings

Materials

Amethyst, 18k Gold, Gold, Yellow Gold

Blue Sapphire Gemstone Cocktail Ring Diamond Solid 18k White Gold Fine Jewelry
Located in IN
Natural Blue Sapphire Gemstone Cocktail Ring Diamond Solid 18k White Gold Fine Jewelry Details Stone :- Diamond / Blue Sapphire Stone Shape :- Round / Cushion Treatment :- Natural ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

18 Karat Gold Ring with an 18.87 Carat Aquamarine Cabochon by Marion Jeantet
Located in Paris, FR
A unique pastel blue colour for this beautiful and voluminous rectangle cabochon on a double 18K yellow gold ring. Simple and elegant. Unique creation. Aquamarine cabochon : 18,87 c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Aquamarine, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

GIA Certified 6.02 Carat Marquise Shape Fancy Yellow Diamond Cocktail Ring
Located in Antwerp, BE
One of a kind ring handmade in Belgium and handmade the traditional way. ( no casting or printing envolved ) in 18K Yellow & Rose gold 10,8 g. Set with a GIA Certified Fancy Light Ye...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Yellow Diamond, Pink Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, Yellow Gold

3ct Emerald Ring in 18ct Yellow Gold
Located in Brisbane, AU
Custom made * Forget me knot style ring featuring a natural 3ct Natural emerald set in 18ct yellow gold Made to order to your finger size contact our designer to hand select your ...
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2010s Artist Rings

Materials

Emerald, 18k Gold, Yellow 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

6.56ct Cambodian Blue Zircon and Diamond 18kt Ring Made by Cynthia Scott Jewelry
Located in Logan, UT
Zircons of all colors are among my favorite gemstones to work with, and this lively Cambodian Blue Zircon is no exception to that rule. This gemstone was cut to maximize zircon's in...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Zircon, Diamond, Blue Zircon, Platinum, 18k Gold, White Gold

2.82ct Emerald and Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring
Located in Sai Kung District, HK
Stunning 2.82ct Zambian vivid green Emerald set with two Fancy Yellow VS clarity cushion cut diamonds. Total diamond weight is 1.16ct. Ring set in 18k two tone gold, Yellow Gold on t...
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2010s Rings

Materials

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

Magnificent Estate 21.50 Carat Jade and Diamond 18K White Gold Cocktail Ring
Located in Tustin, CA
Magnificent and totally dazzling, 18 karat white gold large estate jade and diamond cocktail ring features a beautiful 12.30 carat green jade cabochon stone in the center, surrounded...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

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

Sapphire Tourmaline Diamond 14 Karat White Gold Cocktail Ring
Located in San Dimas, CA
Stunning and uniquely designed 5.13 Carat Orange Sapphire Tourmaline Diamond White Gold Cocktail Ring! This ring has a 4.46 carat Oval Cut Tourmaline that is set in the center of th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, Tourmaline, White Gold, 14k Gold

2.76 Carat Apatite Diamond Ring 14 Karat White Gold Ring
By DGI
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An amazingly beautiful Apatite set in a beautiful 14 Karat White Gold setting with Diamonds! Apatites are found in various places around the world including Myanmar, Kenya, India, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Apatite, 14k Gold, White Gold

2.09 Carat Fancy Brown Natural Diamond Engagement Ring
By DGI
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This beauty has a deep Brown/Champagne colored natural Oval Cut Diamond that weighs 1.03 Carats. It is surrounded by 46 Round Cut Diamonds that weigh 0.43 Carats. The clarity and col...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Brown Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

The Fidget Kinetic 9 Karat Yellow Gold and Enamel Ring
Located in Chertsey, GB
This fidget kinetic ring is truly a labour of love to create a wearable jewel with moving pieces. It's addictive that you want to play with it, to fidget with it. It was inspired b...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Yellow Gold, 9k Gold, Enamel

14k Gold Ring with Sapphire and Tanzanite
Located in Istanbul, TR
14 kt solid gold ring with natural sapphire and tanzanites. September birthstone. December birthstone. Total weight: 1.65 g. Gemstones: Natural sapphire: 1 piece, weight - 0.45 ct, ...
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2010s Modern Rings

Materials

Sapphire, Tanzanite, 14k Gold

Australian 1.29ct Black Opal Ring in 18k Yellow Gold
Located in Sydney, AU
“Giovanna” opal ring presents a splendidly colourful black opal (1.29ct) from Lightning Ridge complemented by 23 glittering diamonds. This timeless and elegant piece makes the perfec...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Opal, Black Opal, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

Emerald and 1ct White Diamond Toi E Moi Style Ring in Platinum or Gold
Located in Brisbane, AU
Custom made order** Please contact our design to start the stone selection process 3ct Emerald paired with a 1ct GSI white diamond ( we can offer any clarity and colour to suit ot...
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2010s Artisan Rings

Materials

White Diamond, Emerald, Gold, 14k Gold, 18k Gold, 22k Gold, Platinum

Ruby, Emerald, Blue Sapphire and Diamond Elephant Ring Set in 18 Karat Gold
Located in Bangkok, TH
Ruby 0.15 carat, Emerald 0.09 carat, Blue Sapphire 0.12 carat and Diamond 0.05 carat Ring set in 18 Karat Gold Settings Width: 2.1 cm Length: 1.3 cm Ring Size: 57 "Since we first ...
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2010s Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold

Ruby "Ballerina" Ring with Baguette Diamonds, Circa 1990
Located in Old Tappan, NJ
18K yellow gold "ballerina" ring with one center, slightly oval, brilliant-cut ruby 1.30 carats. The ruby is surrounded by 31 baguette diamonds and 16 round diamonds, total weight 1....
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1990s Rings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

18K Gold Ring Natural Ruby Cluster Ring July Birthstone Ring
Located in Bangkok, TH
Natural Ruby Cluster Ring is made of 18K solid gold featured with a natural sparkly Ruby Gemstone. Available in three colors of gold: White Gold / Rose Gold / Yellow Gold. Lightweig...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

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

Stunning 8.00 Carat Diamond Four Row X Design Wide 18 Karat White Gold Band Ring
Located in Tustin, CA
Very elegant and stunning, custom made 18 karat white gold, wide four row "X" design band ring features individual rows of sparkling white baguette cut diamonds invisibly set and sep...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, White Gold, 18k Gold

Michael Kneebone Labradorite White Diamond 18k Gold Archaic Style Ring
Located in Austin, TX
Labradorite is featured in this bold archaic style ring. Labradorite was first discovered in the late 1700's in Labrador, Canada. According to Eskimo legend, the northern lights we...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

White Diamond, Labradorite, 18k Gold

14k Rose Gold Open Diamond Ring Thin Gold Ring Diamond Stacking Ring
Located in Bangkok, TH
Open Diamond Ring is made of 14k solid gold featured with natural white sparkly diamond in a delicate band. Available in three colors of gold, White Gold / Rose Gold / Yellow Gold. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

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

18 Karat Yellow Gold Emerald Garavelli Band Ring
Located in Valenza, IT
18KT Yellow Gold Emerald Garavelli Band RING GOLD gr : 1,70 Emeralds set all around total ct : 0,43 Size: european 53.5 american 6.5 Any different size available as an order with de...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Emerald, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

2.04 Carat Pear Cut Black Diamond 14 Karat Rose Gold Engagement Ring
Located in San Dimas, CA
Gorgeous Black Diamond ring that can transform into an Engagement ring!! There is a 1.62 Carat Pear Cut Black Diamond in the center on the ring which is surrounded by a Halo of 34...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

White Diamond, Black Diamond, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

5.05 Carat Oval Cut Kunzite Multi-Sapphire 14 Karat Rose Gold Cocktail Ring
Located in San Dimas, CA
This beautiful vintage inspired setting with a modern colorful theme has an Oval Cut Kunzite weighing 4.13 carats and is surrounded by 20 Round Cut Multi-Colored Sapphires that weigh...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Kunzite, Sapphire, Pink Sapphire, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

18k White Gold Natural Sapphire Ring Half Eternity Ring Micro Pave Sapphire
Located in Bangkok, TH
Brilliant Sapphire Ring is made of 18k solid gold featured with a natural sparkly Blue Sapphire Gemstones. Available in three colors of gold: White Gold / Rose Gold / Yellow Gold. L...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

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

14k Rose Gold Diamond Baguette Ring Engagement Ring
Located in Bangkok, TH
Diamond Baguette Ring is made of 14k solid gold featured with natural white sparkly diamond Handset by a master setter in our studio. Available in three colors of gold: White Gold / ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

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

Goshwara Small Oval Emerald with Diamonds Ring
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful Small Oval Emerald Ring with Diamonds in 18K Yellow Gold, from 'G-One' Collection. * Gemstone size: 9 x 8 mm * Gemstone: 100% Earth Mined * Approx. gemstone Weight: 1.72...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, 18k 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...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Rings

Materials

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

14k Rose Gold Diamond Heart Ring Minimal Heart Ring with Bezel Set Diamond
Located in Bangkok, TH
Diamond Promise Ring in 14k solid gold featured with a natural white diamonds. Available in three colors of gold: White Gold / Rose Gold / Yellow Gold. Lightweight and gorgeous, the...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

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

Fashion Every Day Black Diamond White Gold Ring for Her
Located in Montreux, CH
Ring White Gold 14K (Matching Earrings Available) Diamond 5-RND57-0,05ct H/VS2A Diamond 48-RND57-0,11ct Size US 6 Weight 2 grams With a heritage of ancient fine Swiss jewelry tra...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Black Diamond, Diamond, Gold, White Gold

Morganite with Pink Sapphire and Diamond Ring in 18 Karat White Gold Settings
Located in Bangkok, TH
Morganite 1.83 carats with Pink Sapphire 0.50 carat and Diamond 0.52 carat Ring set in 18 Karat White Gold Settings Width: 0.8 cm Length: 0.8 cm Ring Size: 51 Total Weight: 6.86 g...
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2010s Rings

Materials

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

18k Rose Gold Diamond Cuff Ring Vertical Baguette Diamond Open Ring
Located in Bangkok, TH
Stunning high quality brilliant white diamonds are set in solid 18k gold. Available in three colors of gold: White Gold / Rose Gold / Yellow Gold. Lightweight and gorgeous 2 baguet...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

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

18k White Gold Natural Sapphire Ring Thin Stacking Gold Ring
Located in Bangkok, TH
Natural Sapphire Ring is made of 18k solid gold featured with a natural sparkly Blue Sapphire Gemstone. Lightweight and gorgeous, these are a great gift for anyone on your list. Per...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Sapphire, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow 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.

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