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Creative Art Deco Engagement Rings

Art deco design is a type of eclectic design style that has influenced all areas of design since it started during the 1920s. Areas of design that were influenced by art deco design includes, architectural design, interior design, industrial design, fashion design, paintings, graphic arts, films, furniture and jewelries. A lot of people find art deco design to be elegant, glamorous, and modern, which makes them use art deco design as designs of whatever things they want.  Jewelries with art deco design have been long famous, and there are even a lot of people who prefer buying or have engagement rings made with art deco design.

Art Deco Design Jewelries

Engagement rings and other kinds of jewelries with art deco design first emerged during the 1920s. During that time, women started to see and consider themselves as independent and more than equal compared to men. Rings and other jewelries with art deco design perfectly fit women during the 1920s, since it has a bold design, which can show the wearer’s confidence with herself. Jewelries with art deco design are also very popular up to the present. There are a lot of women and men from all over the world who love wearing art deco design inspired jewelries.

Art Deco Design Engagement Rings

Art Deco Design Engagement Ring with Emerald

In choosing the perfect engagement ring, there are a lot of factors that need to be considered. Budget and the size of the engagement ring that will fit your bride-to-be’s finger are not the only things to be considered when buying an engagement ring, the engagement ring must also fit your bride-to-be’s style. If your bride-to-be has a bold and confident personality, choosing an engagement ring with art deco design or art deco engagement ring should be considered.

2 Characteristics of Art Deco Design Engagement Rings

Art Deco Engagement Ring with Blue Sapphire and Diamonds

There are 2 distinct characteristics of art deco design inspired engagement ring.

  1. Strong Geometric Design – stones used in this type of ring are cut in triangles, squares, rectangles, and other shapes that are similar with those mentioned.
  2. Bold colors with striking contrast

Commonly Used Stones for Engagement Rings with Art Deco Design

Diamonds are not usually used in engagement rings with art deco design, since engagement rings with art deco design are of bold patterns and color. However, diamonds can still be used. There are certain gemstones that jewelers prefer in making engagement rings with art deco design, which include:

  • Ruby
  • Onyx
  • Sapphire
  • Garnet
  • Topaz

Aside from those mentioned above, jewelers also love using other colorful gemstones in making engagement rings with art deco design.