In this section you will be able to browse at just some of the wonderful rings that we have sold over the years.
The rings here will not be over just one era or period but will go as far back as some stunning antique Georgian era rings from the 1700’s to the early 1800’s, Victorian rings right up to the end of the 19th century, the free flowing design of Art Nouveau rings, and the wonderful geometry in the ever popular Art Deco rings of the 1920’s as well as rings from the fabulous retro period of the 1950’s right up to modern rings many of which have an antique design or theme to them.
There will be a broad mix of rings from diamond rings set entirely in platinum from the 1920’s to very sweet and charming enamelled rings in sterling silver, to rings steeped in history such as Mizpah rings, Regard ring and mourning rings.
Even though these rings have been sold, it will give you a great idea of just some of the wonderful and exciting antique and modern rings that we have had the pleasure of dealing in over the past years and what you may find if you keep searching our website or store or to give you an insight into the wonderful world of antique rings where designs often come up that you could never have dreamed up but was made well over a century ago.
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Easily defined as having large bold designs, here is a wonderful gold ring from the late Retro era of the 1960's.
Made in 18ct rose gold, this ring is designed with a leaf design on the top made in yellow gold for a wonderful subtle contrast.
To highlight the ring even more, it is set with 2 round facetted natural rubies to add that extra pizazz and character.
From left to right, the ring measures 16.6mm across by 18mm and sits so nice and proud on the finger.
This is a gorgeous bold ring that looks amazing on any finger and is sure to impress all those who see it.
Often made with a bold design, Retro rings such as this one here have become so popular in recent years.
This Retro ring is very typical of the 1950's and was hand made in 18ct rose gold.
Set with a very large smokey quartz stone that measures 11 carats in size the cut and shape is amazing.
The colour of the stone looks fabulous set against the rose gold and matches so well as a colour combination.
Set on each side of the ring are two single cut diamonds and two round brilliant cut diamonds with the total diamond weight being 0.48 carats.
In the late 19th to early 20th Century synthetic gemstone were produced for the first time and here in this ring 4 synthetic rubies are set on each side.
Synthetic gemstones were embraced by jewellers as they could now obtain quite easily gemstones that could be calibrated and cut to size and as can be seen here are set amongst the quartz, diamonds and 18ct gold so were not thought of as any cheap substitute for the natural material.
From one ruby across to the other side, this distance measures 23mm across by 22.4mm from top to bottom of the smoky quartz.
This 1950's era Retro ring looks sensational on the finger and is one that will always be admired and loved to be worn everyday with pride.
Circa: 1950 (Retro era)
Set into the centre is a gorgeous emerald that measures 0.60 carats and is then surrounded by 16 European cut diamonds that have a total weight of 0.32 carats and sparkle magnificently and really highlight the emerald so well.
The traditional design of this ring and the way it sits so nice and flat on finger makes this ring look so well on any finger day or night.
From left to right the ring measures 12mm across by 11.3mm and then leads to a very attractive triple split band that itself looks so smart and elegant.
This is such a beautiful emerald and diamond ring that will always look so attractive on the hand.
Made in 18ct yellow gold and set with 3 pearls, this way this ring sits on the finger is just perfect and so comfortable to wear all the time on any finger.
Even the way the pearls have been set is typical of this era and makes it have the best of both worlds - a genuine antique ring yet still with a modern look to it.
The band itself graduates in size from 6mm wide at the centre down to 2.2mm wide at the back.
And priced at $925 it also shows how affordable antique jewellery can be considering that this ring is over 100 years old and also made in solid 18ct gold.
A very attractive and elegant antique pearl ring for any occasion.
Here this Art Deco onyx and diamond ring was hand made in 18ct white gold in the 1920's and is set with a cluster of European cut diamonds with one diamond being surrounded by a further 7.
These seven diamonds total 0.21 carats and really sparkle wonderfully,
This makes such a nice feature in the ring, then the jeweller has wonderfully embraced and used the claw setting to not only securely hold the onyx in place but to make it a feature of the ring that being in white gold looks great set onto the black onyx.
With the claws, the top section measures 10.6mm from left to right by 15.7mm in length and sits so well on any finger.
Even the white gold band is so sleek and elegant and compliments the top of the ring so well.
Art Deco onyx and diamond rings are always so popular and sought after by woman of any age and this Art Deco onyx and diamond ring would suit any woman of any age and is so easy to wear on any finger day or night and always be admired.
Circa: 1920 (Art Deco)
Hand made in the 1920's in 18ct yellow gold and platinum, this combination of gold and platinum was very popular and often seen in Art Deco rings.
Art Deco jewellery can often be identified by having a shape within a shape such as the centre diamond in this ring.
Here the round is set into a platinum hexagonal setting. This diamond measures 0.35 carats and is G in colour and Vs in clarity and has a wonderful sparkle to it.
On each side again set in platinum are three diamonds set amongst the most beautiful and intricate design.
These other 6 diamonds total 0.06 carats and add just the right amount of added sparkle without taking away from the centre diamond or this ring as a whole.
On the other sides there is also the most charming scroll work that adds so much charm to the ring and is why so many brides-to-be are after an Art Deco engagement ring to wear all the time.
From where the end diamond on one side starts across to the other side, this distance measures 14.6mm and 6mm wide at the centre.
There is nothing quite like an Art Deco diamond engagement ring on your finger and this one is truly so elegant.
Hand made in the 1920's in 18ct yellow gold and platinum, the ring is made with one central diamond surrounded by six more diamonds. Then on each side is a further diamond to add to the charm and character of this ring.
The diamonds total 0.29 carats and are all G in colour and Vs to Si in clarity meaning they are nice and white diamonds with no eye visible inclusions and they all have a wonderful sparkle to them.
From left to right where the side diamonds start and finish, this distance measures 13.4mm across by 7.4mm wide at the centre.
Art Deco engagement rings are always so popular and sought after, and this one in a cluster design looks so elegant on the finger and will always be truly loved and admired.
Entirely hand made in platinum by Hardy Brothers in the 1920's, platinum is the most precious of all the metals and was used extensively by the jewellers of this period thanks in part to its wonderful purity when used in jewellery making and its incredible ability to be able to be drawn into a fine wire and still have the strength to not only hold the gemstones securely in place but also to be able to be worked into fabulous fine details such as can be seen in this ring.
In the centre is a gorgeous Ceylonese sapphire that has the most wonderful blue colour to it and is then surrounded by the diamonds.
The sapphire measures 2.70 carats in weight and has such a fine blue colour and perfect transparency to it allowing you to see right through the sapphire and admire it in all its beauty.
Surrounding the sapphire are 16 diamonds with a further three more diamonds on each side.
The setting measures 14.4mm from left to right by 11.3mm and sits so well on the hand.
Even under the ring you can see the beauty of the handmade setting and the lovely attention to detail that makes this ring even more special and elegant.
So elegant and refined, this Art Deco sapphire and diamond ring will always look so elegant on the finger.