Stunning Vintage Engagement Rings with Side Stones

vintage engagement ring with side stones

One thing to keep in mind when shopping for a great engagement ring: you don’t have to focus only on the center stone. Side stones can add beauty and size to any ring and can make a super unique piece! Side stones are also an opportunity to add color, aesthetic design features, and dramatic sparkle. Here are five vintage engagement rings with side stones from our collection that we love!

May 25, 2017

Our Best Vintage Halo-Style Engagement Rings

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Vintage halo-style engagement rings offer an elegant, iconic look that will never go out of style! These designs can be dramatic or romantic with vintage character that’s full of charm. In this article, we’d like to highlight five halo-style engagement rings from the Victor Barboné collection that showcase the amazing beauty and versatility of this style!

May 22, 2017

Vintage Wedding Ring Sets & Bridal Sets

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Choosing a beautifully matched vintage wedding ring set can be oh, so fun. You can get really creative! Pairing an individual engagement ring and wedding band provides an opportunity to accent that beautiful heirloom that now marks your engagement. To help you find the right rings, here are five vintage bridal sets from the Victor Barboné collection that we love!

May 16, 2017

5 Incredible Vintage Platinum & Diamond Engagement Rings

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Platinum and diamond engagement rings are simply classic! Rings featuring platinum settings began to appear with increasing frequency beginning in the Edwardian period. New jewelry making techniques allowed platinum to be worked with greater precision, unlocking the creativity of ring designers and jewelry makers. This style quickly grew to popularity and is still in high demand today! To help you in your search for the perfect ring, here are five vintage platinum & diamond engagement rings that we absolutely love!

May 02, 2017

5 Amazing Vintage Yellow Gold Engagement Rings

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Yellow gold is definitely a bit more rare in Vintage engagement rings unless you go to the Victorian and earlier eras! But, when you do find a yellow gold ring, it is usually a gorgeous piece of art! Jewelers and designers from antique and vintage eras mastered the art of working with yellow gold. The unique texture of this beautiful metal allows jewelers to sculpt creative details for one of a kind looks! Here are five amazing vintage yellow gold engagement rings from the Victor Barboné Jewelry collection that we adore!

April 27, 2017

Summer Proposal Ideas to Make it Memorable

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Summer is right around the corner! Are you thinking about popping the question during this romantic season? It's a great time of year to do it! The summer season is full of long days, warm nights, friends’ weddings, and romantic getaways! We know that coming up with the perfect proposal idea can definitely be intimidating, so to help you get the creativity flowing, here are a few great summer proposal ideas that are sure to make her say yes!

April 24, 2017

6 Unusual Antique Engagement Rings

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Your love is special and your romance is unique—so why shouldn’t your engagement ring be distinctive too? A beautiful but unusual antique engagement ring is a great way to show off your sense of style or to make a truly special statement. Here is a closer look at six of our one-of-a-kind antique engagement rings that are gloriously unusual!

April 12, 2017

How to Clean a Vintage Engagement Ring at Home

Rings get dirty. That’s life. Maybe you were cooking or getting your hands dirty outside. Don’t worry. You can get it looking new again! Many people believe that vintage rings require professional care and handling, particularly when cleaning is required. But this isn’t the case. Here’s a simple guide on how to clean a vintage engagement ring at home. Here's what you need to know to keep your ring looking its best!

April 04, 2017

19th Century Engagement Rings & Trends

19th century engagement rings

19th century engagement rings in today’s market are primarily from the Victorian Era of 1835 to 1900. This period coincided with the reign of the beloved Queen Victoria, who was a major trend setter of the time. Wedding rings and jewelry from the earlier part of the 19th century (the Georgian Era) are much rarer, as many have been deconstructed and incorporated into newer designs. Any Victorian or Georgian engagement ring is a real treasure, sure to be full of rich character and history! Here are some great pieces from our antique collection and some insight into 19th century wedding jewelry trends to help you find the perfect ring.

March 28, 2017

5 Creative Ways to Pop the Question


We LOVE proposals! They are such a great opportunity to express your love for your partner and really show them how much you care! Since you only get to do this once, there is a little bit of pressure involved. But you can do it! If you’re still thinking of ideas, here are some creative ways to pop the question to help get your wheels churning. Plan the perfect proposal for you and the love of your life!

March 21, 2017

What to Look for in an Engagement Ring

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Not sure what to look for in an engagement ring? It's okay to feel like it’s a daunting task. An engagement ring is an important purchase that comes at a time when you are distracted by a lot of other wedding-related questions. Here are some hints of what to look for in an engagement ring that should help relieve some of the stress and uncertainty of your shopping experience.

March 10, 2017

Eco-Friendly & Ethical Engagement Rings: Go Vintage

Choosing the perfect engagement ring can be tough. There are a number of gemstones, styles and shapes to consider—not to mention size and budget. Socially conscious couples are adding two more considerations to the mix: eco-friendly and ethical engagement rings. Luckily, vintage jewelry makes that decision easy! Vintage rings are a popular and convenient choice for couples who want eco-friendly and ethical engagement rings. But, what do these terms actually mean, and how can you make the same responsible choices? Let’s take a closer look!

March 06, 2017