Top 4 Victorian Vintage Engagement Rings for a Christmas Marriage Proposal

Are you going to propose marriage this Christmas? A Christmas Day marriage proposal – or perhaps one on Christmas Eve – is a great way to commemorate the holidays. While you could go to a big box jeweler and buy a ring or setting off the rack, why would you? As a consumer with refined tastes, you know that vintage jewels have the type of character that you simply do not see in modern pieces. Peter Suchy Jewelers have compiled a list of the four most appealing Victorian era engagement rings that might just be ideal for your needs.

Pink Gold Ring with a Sapphire and Multiple Diamonds 

This affordable engagement ring is a masterpiece of 1880s craftsmanship. The setting is 14k pink gold. The main gemstone is an old-European-cut blue sapphire weighing .50cts. Nestled into a basket setting, it looks gorgeous. Set along the band are eight old-mine-cut bright white diamonds weighing a collective total of .16cts. This is a gorgeous piece for the bride-to-be that adores blue.

Platinum Ring with Diamonds 

The stones of this amazing jewel date back to the 1850s. Look closely at the Art Deco setting, and you will notice that the top has been carefully set apart with additional material. The focal point of the engagement ring is a 2.08cts old-mine brilliant-cut diamond. This stone is a beauty! The rectangular cut is something that you just do not see anymore. An additional 14 diamonds weigh a collective .60cts and display round and baguette cuts. This ring is a stunner!

Pink Gold Ring with Diamond 

This 1890s ring dazzles with the artistry that went into the creation of the 14k pink gold setting. The detail work of the band as well as the formation of the basket for the diamond is nothing short of astounding. The diamond features an old-European cut and weighs in at .31cts. This is a budget-friendly ring that looks a lot more expensive than it really is.

Minimalist Pink Gold Band with Diamond 

Does your bride-to-be favor clearly defined lines versus the typical Victorian ornate features? Do you believe that it is difficult to find this type of engagement ring? Think again! Made in the 1900s, this ring relies on a plain 14k pink gold band as the setting for an old-European-cut diamond weighing .40cts. This gorgeous piece looks very sophisticated on the hand.
There you have it. The four most amazingly beautiful rings that are simply ideal for a Christmas engagement. When combined with the history of these pieces and also the knowledge that the rings are probably unique enough that you will not see another one like it worn anywhere else, it makes sense that this is the ideal way to go for this year’s Christmas Eve proposal. 
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