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Vintage Style Engagement Rings and Wedding Dress Pairings

16 April 2018
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A vintage inspired wedding is the perfect theme for any art deco, literature or culture lover.

 

If you're thinking about proposing to the love of your life, or you're simply having a look for your perfect engagement ring, you should consider choosing a vintage inspired engagement ring. The vintage style engagement ring trend is one that doesn't seem to show any sign of slowing down or fading anytime soon. Whether you're after an authentic vintage engagement ring, or a diamond engagement ring with a design that's been inspired by decades gone by, your desired diamond ring won't ever go out of style. If you still need convincing, here are 12 reasons why you should choose a vintage style engagement ring.


What makes an engagement ring vintage?

A vintage piece of jewellery or engagement rings comes from an era that has passed within the last 50 to 100 years. However, the definition of vintage is looser than the definition of "antique",  because the term vintage is also used to describe a trend that was once popular in the past and is now making a comeback.


Because trends change, there's always a rotating style that is considered vintage. Alongside this, rings that would have fit into the vintage category a year ago may crossover to antique due to their age. Because of its age, vintage or antique jewellery often has much more wear and tear, which means that the jewels maybe loose and the metal might be tarnished or damaged, which is why many jewellers suggest that you should buy vintage inspired jewellery.


Check out our vintage inspired engagement ring and wedding dress pairings below!


Jenny Packham Gown and Vintage Round-Cut Diamond Ring



This Jenny Packham wedding gown offers a breathtaking silhouette, and the stunning minimalist style with elegant neck and shoulder detail will enhance this intricately designed round cut vintage style engagement ring. The silver and ivory tones of this beautiful wedding dress will perfectly suit the brilliant round cut diamond in the middle of the ring, whilst drawing attention to the intricate pave diamonds and shoulder detail of the engagement ring.


Anna Campbell Gown and Vintage Inspired Halo Trilogy Engagement Ring



We're in love with this beautiful lace and silk wedding gown by Anna Campbell, and we think it would be the perfect dress to accompany this three stone vintage inspired halo engagement ring. The three brilliant round cut diamonds are surrounded by a halo of diamonds, making it a truly stand-out, spectacular vintage style engagement ring. The simple shape of this classic style wedding dress is enhanced by the rare intricacy and almost ‘floaty' style of lace, that gives this stunning white gown an antique yet contemporary vibe.  

True Bride Gown and Vintage Inspired Round-Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

 


This fabulous 1940's inspired tea length True Bride dress means you can channel your inner Audrey Hepburn. This gorgeous dress features a boat neckline and full skirt with box pleats, and will look incredible with the vintage inspired round-cut diamond ring with diamonds on the shoulder in a pave setting. This ivory gown will enhance the brilliant shine of the central round cut diamond, and you'll be a truly beautiful bride.


Maggie Sottero Gown and Vintage Inspired Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Ring


Channel your inner bohemian goddess with this romantic A-line wedding dress embellished with lace appliqués. The all-over lace and tulle skirt gives this wedding down a floaty and relaxed feel, and we know it will look amazing next to this vintage inspired princess cut diamond engagement ring on a triple shoulder set mount. Choose from white, ivory or antique blush - these beautiful colours are guaranteed to give this statement ring its maximum amount of sparkle.


If you're looking for the perfect vintage style engagement ring, visit our Diamond Heaven stores in Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester and London.