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History of Art Deco Engagement Rings

Even though art deco design started during the 1920s, its popularity among many people all over the world has never slowed down. Even in jewelries, art deco design has been a great influence. Art deco engagement rings is one of the most loved jewelry piece with an art deco design, for art deco engagement rings do not only capture hearts of women, art deco engagement rings have also influenced a lot of different designers from all over the world to make better engagement rings and jewelry pieces with art deco design. In fact, art deco engagement rings made it to be one of the earliest and hottest trends in bridal jewelry during the 21st century.

History of Art Deco Engagement Rings

Aquamarine with Diamonds Art Deco Engagement Ring

Even though the art deco movement originated from Paris during 1925, the trend for art deco engagement ring started in Monaco. The princess of Monaco during that time was Princess Grace Kelly, who had an art deco engagement ring for her wedding. Even though art deco engagement rings do not have any complicated and too much design on it, art deco engagement rings have this glamorous and luxurious look and feel, which made it very famous all over the world.

Influences of Art Deco Engagement Rings

Many people believed that art deco engagement rings got its influences from Paris, since Paris is where art deco movement really started. However, art deco engagement rings were influenced from all over the world. Art deco in general is considered to be a type of eclectic art, wherein several influences of designs were infused in one piece. Art deco engagement rings usually have designs influenced by the design styles from the Oriental, Hindu, and American Indians. And there were also several artistic movements that influenced the design of art deco engagement rings, which include:

  • Neoclassicism
  • Constructivism
  • Cubism
  • Modernism
  • Futurism

Characteristics of Art Deco Engagement Rings

Characteristics of art deco engagement rings usually have an emphasis of bold geometric patterns on a platinum band. Stones or gems on the art deco engagement rings usually are cut into various geometric shapes, such as triangle, square, round, and rectangle. As our technology advances as time passes by, jewelry designers have also been able to do more cutting styles in various stones and gems, such as baguettes, trapezoid, and kite shapes. Here are some of the famous stones and gems used in art deco engagement rings:

  • Diamonds
  • Blue Sapphire
  • Black Opal
  • Emerald
  • Jade
  • Mother of Pearl
  • Ruby
  • Coral
  • Quartz Crystals