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Rings For Sale
Antique Art Deco 18K Gold 0.69ctw GIA European Diamond Filigree Engagement Ring
Located in Montclair, NJ
--Stone(s):-- (1) Natural Genuine Diamond - Old European Cut - Prong Set - J Color - VVS2 Clarity - 0.59ct (exact - certified) * See Certification Details Below* (2) Natural Genuine ...
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1920s Art Deco Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Seaman Schepps Chalcedony and Sapphire 18K Yellow Gold Ring
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
One Seaman Schepps Chalcedony and Sapphire 18K Yellow Gold Ring. Featuring one chalcedony cabochon weighing approximately 21.00 carats. Accented by 32 round mixed cut blue sapphires ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

Chalcedony, Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Green Diamond Ring 5.16 Carat Pear Shape GIA Certified
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Ultra rare and exclusive 5.16 carat natural Fancy deep grayish yellowish Green pear shape diamond, VS2 clarity, surrounded by natural Fancy Blu...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Blue Diamond, Yellow Diamond, Pink Diamond, Mult...

Peter Suchy GIA 2.01 Carat Oval Diamond Platinum Three-Stone Engagement Ring
Located in Stamford, CT
Three stone diamond engagement ring. GIA certified 2.01ct ideal oval cut center stone set in a 4 double prong setting, accented with 2 oval side diamonds with single prongs. GIA cert...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

Antique Gold Snake Ring c1873 18k England
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1873, 18k, England. Popular for thousands of years, snake rings were especially fashionable in the Victorian period. This particularly profuse example is well made in 18k gold...
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1870s British Antique Rings

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold

Antique Belle Époque Diamond Platinum 18 K Natural Oriental Pearl Bridal Ring
Located in Munich, Bavaria
This ring is made out of 18 karat yellow gold and platinum the ring head features ca natural oriental button pearl surrounded by lovely white diamonds, all set in platinum. The ring ...
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1890s English Antique Rings

Materials

Diamond, Oriental Pearl, Platinum

Bold Emerald Ring in Solid 14k White Gold w Diamond Accents Emerald Cut 8x6mm
Located in Columbus, OH
Item Type: Ring Stone Specs: Type: Emerald, Green Origin: Zambia Hardness: 7.5 Treatment: Oiled Shape: Emerald cut Size: 8x6mm Weight: 2.09 cts Metal: 14k/4.01 grams Diamonds S/I GH:...
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2010s American Victorian Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, 14k Gold, White Gold

Orloff of Denmark, Terrific 35 carat Labradorite Sterling Silver Ring
Located in Hua Hin, TH
Orloff of Denmark; 34.67 carat Labradorite Sculpture ring fashioned out of 925 Sterling Silver. A substantial piece of jewelry, this 35 carat labradorite sterling silver ring featur...
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2010s Thai Contemporary Rings

Materials

Labradorite, Sterling Silver

Ancient Greek 4th Century BC Lion Coin 18K Gold Ring
Located in Soquel, CA
An authentic ancient Greek silver hemidrachm coin from the Greek colony of Cherronesos 450-300 BC depicting a lion looking back over his shoulder is set in this classic Steven Battel...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indonesian Classical Greek Rings

Materials

18k Gold

Vintage Marquise Diamond and Platinum Engagement Ring
Located in Venice, CA
Circa the 1960’s, this platinum engagement ring features a stunning marquise cut natural diamond as its centerpiece. It is flanked on either side by a floral motif created by four sm...
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1960s Unknown Modern Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

14k White Gold Light Tanzanite Statement Ring with Appraisal
Located in Eagan, MN
This is just a beautiful ring! It is a pre-owned ring in excellent condition. It is marked "14k" and weighs 3.59 grams. It has 8 marquise stones and 13 Brilliant Cut stones. I a...
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2010s Unknown Art Nouveau Rings

Materials

Tanzanite, White Gold, 18k Gold

Rose Cut Natural Citrine Gemstone Ring
Located in Vadgam, GJ
"Radiant Bloom: Rose Cut Citrine Ring" Metal - Sterling silver Indian ring size - 11 Product gross Weight - 2.880 Grams Gemstone - Natural Citrine Total stone weight - 4 Carat Stone...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Artisan Rings

Materials

Citrine, Sterling Silver

Natural Marquise Shaped Amethyst Ring
Located in Vadgam, GJ
Product Details: Metal - Silver Indian ring size - 9 Product gross Weight - 4.470 Grams Gemstone - Amethyst Stone weight - 6 Carat Stone shape - Marquise Stone size - 19 x 10 mm Minimalistic designer ring made in silver with beautiful natural amethyst and swarovski diamonds...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Rings

Materials

Amethyst, Silver

Old European Diamond Ring .70 Carat Solitaire Mens 14k Gold Band Vintage
Located in East Brunswick, NJ
Old European Diamond Ring .70ct Solitaire Mens 14K Gold Band Vintage This amazing vintage ring is finely crafted in solid 14K Yellow Gold and set w...
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20th Century Rings

Materials

Diamond

Tiffany & Co. Diamond Engagement Ring in Platinum I VS1 2.17 CTW
Located in New York, NY
Tiffany & Co. Diamond Engagement Ring in Platinum I VS1 2.17 CTW PRIMARY DETAILS SKU: 119441 Listing Title: Tiffany & Co. Diamond Engagement Ring in Platinum I VS1 2.17 CTW Conditio...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

$1 NO RESERVE! 4.38cttw Natural Emeralds Eternity Band - 14k Yellow Gold
Located in Ramat Gan, IL
Ring Size: 58 EU Center Natural Emerald: Weight: 4.38ct, 22 stones Colour: Green Shape: Oval Minor clarity enhancement Item ships from Israeli Diamonds Exchange, customers are resp...
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2010s Israeli Art Deco Rings

Materials

Emerald, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

$1 NO RESERVE! - VVS1 GIA 2.00 TCW Fancy Diamond Halo, 18 Karat White Gold Ring
Located in Ramat Gan, IL
Today we are offering this amazing ring featuring a center 1.50 carat fancy brownish yellow diamond and 0.50 cttw diamonds halo ring. Ring can be resized free of charge prior to shi...
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2010s Israeli Art Deco Rings

Materials

Diamond, Yellow Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

21.57 Carat Cushion Cab Pink Opal Diamond Accents 14K Yellow Gold Ring
Located in New York, NY
Decorate yourself in elegance with this Ring is crafted from 14-karat Yellow Gold by Gin & Grace. This Ring is made up of 19.0 mm Cushion-Cab (1 pcs) 21.57 carat Pink Opal and Round-...
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20th Century Chinese Art Deco Rings

Materials

Diamond, Opal, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Labradorite Gold Plate Statement Ring
Located in Frome, Somerset
This lovely Emma Chapman Labradorite Gold Plate Ring, has been handmade in our workshops. It has jaali and embossed work on it and is embedded with ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Contemporary Rings

Materials

Labradorite, Gold Plate, Sterling Silver

New African IF 9.40 Blue Purple Spinel Heart and Sapphire Ygold Sterling Ring
Located in Eagan, MN
This is such a gorgeous and rich looking ring. It is a size 6.5. This stone is from Africa and is 9.40 carats. The "IF" stands for "Internally Flawless". Beautifully hand cut into a heart shaped stone...
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2010s Unknown Art Deco Rings

Materials

Sapphire, Spinel, Yellow Gold, Silver, Sterling Silver

Tiffany & Co. Platinum .30ct Lucida Diamond Engagement Ring
Located in Los Angeles, CA
TIFFANY & Co. Platinum .30ct Lucida Diamond Engagement Ring 5 Metal: Platinum Size: 5 Weight: 3.50 grams Diamond: Tiffany Lucida cut diamond, carat total weight .30, F color, VVS1 c...
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2010s American Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

New African If 5.30 Carat Yellow Orange Sapphire & White Sapphire Sterling Ring
Located in Eagan, MN
What a beautiful ring. The ring is a size 6.75 and has just a beautiful setting.. The stone is from Africa. The IF stands for "Internally Flawless". It is a very high quality sto...
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2010s Unknown Art Deco Rings

Materials

Sapphire, Yellow Sapphire, Silver, Sterling Silver

14 Karat Yellow Gold Black Pearl and Diamond Ring Size 7
Located in Washington Depot, CT
Vintage 14 Karat Yellow Gold Black Pearl and Diamond Ring Size 7- This lovely ring features one black pearl (10 mm) and two round brillia...
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Early 20th Century Rings

Materials

Diamond, Black Pearl, Yellow Gold

23.0-Carat Retro Forties Citrine Ring
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1940s, 14k. This gorgeous forties ring is set with a beautifully-hued golden-orange 23.0-carat citrine. Its sleek retro design is perfect for casual to cocktail. Meticulously ...
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1940s Retro Vintage Rings

Materials

Citrine, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Alex Soldier Diamond Chrome Diopside Gold Sunflower Ring as seen on Kate Upton
Located in New York, NY
Alex Soldier Sunflower ring is an embodiment of beauty and grace. It delights the senses and presents a complex integration of meaning, design and superb craftsmanship that is truly ...
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2010s American Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Yellow Diamond, Black Diamond, Brown Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, R...

The Jackie O' 40 Carat Marquise D Color Man Made Diamond Ring Copy
Located in New York, NY
Jackie O' 40 Carat Marquise D Color Cubic Zirconia Diamond Ring Copy A Fabulous Fake. One for sale here, one sold at Sotheby's by Daniele Steele that had been bought at Bergdorf's ...
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1990s American Art Deco Rings

Materials

Diamond, Silver

4.00 Ctw Round Brilliant Diamond Eternity Wedding Ring 18k White Gold
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Beautiful diamond eternity wedding band handcrafted in 18 karat white gold. The ring features 16 round brilliant cut diamonds weighing 4.00 CTW set in a 'U' prong mounting. The diamo...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Tiffany & Co. Lucida Diamond Wedding Band in Platinum 0.05 CTW
Located in New York, NY
Tiffany & Co. Lucida Diamond Wedding Band in Platinum 0.05 CTW PRIMARY DETAILS SKU: 112369 Listing Title: Tiffany & Co. Lucida Diamond Wedding Band in Platinum 0.05 CTW Condition De...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

Platinum

Retro Emerald and Diamond 14k Yellow Gold Platinum Tank Ring
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
One Retro Emerald and Diamond 14k Yellow Gold Platinum Tank Ring. Featuring five square step cut emeralds with a total weight of approximately 0.55 carat. Accented by four round bril...
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1940s Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Emerald, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold, Platinum

Antique Demantoid and Old Mine Cut Diamond Gold Ring
Located in Cairo, EG
Antique 14k gold in navviet style centered with old mind cut diamonds estimate weight of 0.80 carats flanked with natural green russian demantoid hall marked 56 gold standard and ini...
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1910s Vintage Rings

0.31 Carat Natural Yellow Sapphire Ring
Located in Vadgam, GJ
Beautiful designer ring made in silver with natural yellow sapphire handcrafted with love. Yellow sapphire gemstone is believed to provide mental peace,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Rings

Materials

Yellow Sapphire, Silver

Vintage Cartier Emerald Vivid Green Ellipse 18k Yellow Gold Solitaire Ring 49 5
Located in Birmingham, GB
Vintage Cartier Vivid Green Emerald 18k Yellow Gold Solitaire Ring. Stunning yellow gold Cartier ring set with a fine vivid green emerald. Fine jewellery houses like Cartier only us...
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1990s French Rings

Materials

Emerald, Yellow Gold, Gold, 18k Gold

Gemistry 0.88 Carat T.W. Diamond Freeform Latice Ring in 925 Sterling Silver
Located in New York, NY
A creative mix of free form lattice designs by Gemistry, features alternating open and diamond studded squares weaving an artful and mesmerizing pattern . The 0.88 ct. t.w. round and...
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2010s Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sterling Silver

Garnet and Diamond-set Double Snake Ring 18k c1920s
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1920s, 18k, possibly English. This enticing Deco double snake ring's distinctive look brings mysticism to every day. Finely made in eighteen-karat yellow gold, the look is vin...
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1920s British Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Garnet, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Vintage 4.00 Carat Total Weight Marquise Cut Diamond Platinum Eternity Band
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
One Vintage 4.00 Carat Total Weight Marquise Cut Diamond Platinum Eternity Band. Featuring 27 marquise cut diamonds with a total weight of approximately 2.30 carats, graded H-I color...
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1980s Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Platinum

0.59 cts Clear Zambian Emerald, Black onyx & Diamond Cluster Ring in 18k Gold
Located in Jaipur, Rajasthan
This is an elegant emerald, Black & diamond ring studded in 18k gold with 1 piece of Oval Cut shaped Zambian emerald weight 0.59 carat which is surrounded Black onyx weight 5.97 car...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Contemporary Rings

Materials

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

NO RESERVE - GIA 2.71 TCW Fancy Diamond Diamond, 18 Karat White Gold Ring
Located in Ramat Gan, IL
** In the USA the VAT is 0%. Today we are offering this amazing ring featuring a center 2.01 carat fancy deep brownish greenish yellow diamond diamonds halo ring. 18 kt. White gol...
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2010s Israeli Art Deco Rings

Materials

Diamond, Yellow Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Gin and Grace 18K Rose Gold Round-Cut Diamond Accents Ring for Women/Girls
Located in New York, NY
Decorate yourself in elegance with this Ring is crafted from 18-karat Yellow Gold by Gin & Grace. This Ring is made up of Round-cut White Diamond (5 Pcs) 0.05 carat, Round-cut Blue S...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Art Deco Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold

GIA Certified 2.92ct Bi Colour Ceylon Sapphire 18k White Gold Diamond Halo Ring
Located in Birmingham, GB
GIA Certified Bi Colour Ceylon Sapphire 18k White Gold Diamond Halo Ring. ITSIT. Rare GIA Certified 2.61 Carat Ceylon sapphire with a stunning blue/light blue bi colour effect. Very...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

Purple Sapphire, Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold

Vintage Emerald and Diamond 9 Carat Gold Ring
Located in Chipping Campden, GB
The central emerald is so bright and beautiful and measures 25pts. Sat either side it are six small but shimmering diamond shoulders. The diamonds total approx 6pts. The ring is mode...
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1970s British Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Gold

Men's Ring Rare Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye Ring 12.5 Carats Certified
Located in Southbury, CT
A striking and fascinating Chrysoberyl cat's eye gem with a sharp, well-defined "eye" that slides across the stone as you move your hand is the powerful focal point of this vintage h...
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1980s Contemporary Vintage Rings

Materials

Chrysoberyl, 18k Gold

5.85ct Ceylon Sapphire and 1.50cttw Diamond Ring
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1980s, 18k, Switzerland. This stunning classic is all about the beautiful stones. Featuring an exceptional 5.48-carat cornflower blue Ceylon sapphire (GIA report) paired with ...
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1980s Swiss Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Tiffany & Co Diamond Engagement Ring Round Brilliant 2.27 TCW Bead Set Platinum
Located in San Diego, CA
Tiffany & Co Bead Set Round Brilliant Diamond & Platinum Engagement Ring. Serial Number E12150348/188641437. The Center Diamond is a Round Brilliant Diamond 1.59 CTS H color, VV...
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Early 2000s American Art Deco Rings

Materials

White Diamond, Platinum

1.00 Carat Sapphire and Diamond Antique-Style Ring in 18 Karat White Gold
Located in Austin, TX
A timeless, antique-inspired 1.00 carat Sapphire and Diamond engagement ring! This ring is truly special with a 1.16 carat oval, deep blue, genuine Sapphire gemstone set in an 18K white gold, miligrain bezel setting. Framing the center sapphire is a vintage, antique inspired diamond setting. The 18K white gold setting has .60 carats of diamond weight with each diamond set in a special detailed setting. There is miligrain detail craftsmanship on the top of the ring that reflects the antique inspiration...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Artisan Rings

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

2.11 Carat Natural Emerald Ring
Located in Vadgam, GJ
Beautiful designer ring made in silver with natural emerald and american diamonds (synthetic diamonds) and handcrafted with love. Emerald gemstone is believed to use for increasing the peace of mind and ability to learn. Product Details: Metal - Silver Indian ring size - 14 Product gross Weight - 3.92 Grams Synthetic Diamonds weight - 0.33 Cents Gemstone - Emerald Stone weight - 2.11 Carat...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Rings

Materials

Emerald, Silver

Certified Unheated 3.63 Carats Burma Cabochon Ruby Diamonds Platinum Yellow Gold
Located in Paris, FR
Pompadour ring set with an exceptional unheated ruby cabochon in a surround of half-cut diamonds. Estimated ruby weight: 3.63 carats With Carat Gem Lab certificate, specifying natu...
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Early 20th Century French Modern Rings

Materials

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

3.01 carat Diamond Platinum Ring by Tiffany & Co.
Located in San Francisco, CA
From one of the most respected design houses in the world comes this absolutely stunning Tiffany & Co engagement ring. Featuring a phenomenal 3.01 carat round brilliant cut natural d...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

11.99 Carat Padparadscha Sapphire Cocktail Ring
Located in Bangkok, Thailand
A one of a kind, natural oval shaped Padparadscha Sapphire cocktail ring, set elegantly with Diamonds. It is truly a collectors piece, as Padparadscha Sapphire are a rare find, espec...
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21st Century and Contemporary Art Deco Rings

Materials

Tourmaline, Padparadscha Sapphire , 18k Gold, White Gold

Signet Bloodstone Yellow Gold Ring Unsigned, 1900
Located in Herzelia, Tel Aviv
Fine antique signet ring which still waits for its signature to be carved. It is a unique opportunity to have an original antique ring but have your personal initials added to it. It...
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20th Century Rings

Materials

Yellow Gold

Cartier Ellipse Sapphire Yellow Gold Band Ring
Located in Holland, PA
18k Yellow Gold Ellipse Sapphire Band Ring by Cartier. With 1 oval-shaped beautiful sapphire 5mm x 4mm. Details: Width: 4mm Weight: 9.1 grams Ring Size: European 52, US 6 Stamped Hal...
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1990s French Rings

Materials

Sapphire, Yellow Gold

1950s White Platinum French Ring with Warm Diamond Center
Located in Lexington, KY
This beautiful French platinum ring features a warm center diamond, surrounded by 12 brilliant white diamonds. The warm center stone, indicative of the period, is a .70 ct VS1 K colo...
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1950s French Contemporary Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

Vintage 3.50 Carat Round Prasiolite and Diamond Solitaire Gold Halo Ring
Located in Montreal, QC
Simply Beautiful! Finely detailed Round Prasiolite and Diamond Solitaire Cocktail Ring. Centering a Hand set securely nestled 3.50 Carat Round Prasiolite, surrounded by Diamonds, app...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Rings

Materials

Diamond, Quartz, Gold, 14k Gold, White Gold

18kt Rose gold chevalier ring, HRD certified 4.78ct cushion, J, VVS2, Exc polish
Located in Firenze, FI
We love to produce precious ornaments and load them into a meaning, transforming them into a vocabulary that is handed down from generation to generation. Jewelry for Fratelli Piccin...
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2010s Italian Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Rose Gold, 18k Gold

Vintage 1990s Deep Bright Blue Sapphire & Diamond Halo Ring 18 Carat Yellow Gold
Located in Hamilton, AU
Halo set, The Heta Ring is a delightful rethink of a classic design. Crafted in 18 carat gold, her deep blue sapphire is at the centre of a white blaze of diamonds that demands your ...
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20th Century Unknown Modern Rings

Materials

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

Cartier Platinum Pt. 950 Trinity Ring Size 59 RARE
Located in MIAMI, FL
Timeless Cartier ring crafted in platinum. The ring is known as the trinity design as three single bands are interlocked creating a stacked unforgettable look when worn. This rin...
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1990s French Modern Rings

Materials

Platinum

Onyx, Emerald, Diamonds, 9 Karat Rose Gold Ring.
Located in Marcianise, Marcianise (CE)
SHIPPING POLICY: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). Fantastic ring in 9 kt rose gold ...
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1970s Italian Retro Vintage Rings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Onyx, Rose Gold, 9k Gold

Bespoke Diamond Engagement Ring 1.30ct
Located in SYDNEY, NSW
A diamond Ring, made of 14ct Yellow Gold, and weighing 5.12 gm. Stamped: 585. Set with 11 round, brilliant cut Diamonds, colour G and clarity SI-I. with a total weight of 1.30ct. Me...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rings

Materials

Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jade Ring Hand Carved Band Certified Untreated Size 8.5
Located in Southbury, CT
This ring was carved from a single piece of certified natural and untreated Burmese jadeite jade. The gleaming high-polish creates a circle of reflected light all the way around the ...
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2010s Chinese Artisan Rings

Materials

Jade

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. 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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