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8 Amazing Art Deco Engagement Rings

The past few years have seen more and more young women falling for engagement rings from the Art Deco era. With their geometric lines and dazzling sparkle, these designs often feel as fresh and contemporary today as they did almost one hundred years ago.

The Art Deco era, the period from 1920 to 1935, marked an exciting shift in the worlds of art and design, and jewelry was no exception. During this time advances in gemstone cutting created the sparkle and fire of modern diamond cuts, resulting in glamorous rings that suited the fizzy and festive feel of the roaring ’20s. The diamonds in Art Deco engagement rings are often accented by vibrant colored gemstones, chic geometric settings, and the cool, contemporary sheen of platinum or white gold. If you love Art Deco engagement rings you’re certain to be dazzled by these designs:

The Kalkora Ring

Kalkora Art Deco Engagement Ring

The Kalkora Ring captures the geometric sensibility of the Art Deco era. A dazzling old European cut diamond sits nestled in the center of twenty bezel-set single cut diamond accents.

The Elouise Ring

Elouise Art Deco Engagement Ring

A round cultured pearl and two old mine cut diamond accents form the platinum centerpiece of the Elouise Ring, a mixed metal piece from the 1920’s. Five rose cut accent diamonds in each shoulder give brilliance and sparkle.

The Triska Ring

Triska Art Deco Engagement Ring

The Triska Ring features two old European cut diamonds held aloft in a delicately detailed kite shaped head. The milgrain bordering, six old European cut diamond accents, and four French cut natural sapphires add to the appeal of this unique ring.

The Vedette Ring

Vedette Art Deco Engagement Ring

The Vedette Ring’s floral motif is carried out beautifully with an alluring cushion-shaped natural ruby in a diamond double halo with larger diamonds in the inner halo.

The Shanti Ring 

Shanti Art Deco Engagement Ring

A sparkling old mine cut diamond takes center stage in the Shanti Ring, a charming 1920s ring with single cut diamond accents and milgrain detailing in an ornate top.

The Debbie Ring

Debbie Art Deco Engagement Ring

The Debbie Ring showcases an exquisite round diamond in a rhodium plated top. Diamond accents on each shoulder lead to the 14k yellow band adding intrigue to the charming ring.

The Marcelene Ring

Marceline ring

A vibrant green emerald shines from the center of the Marcelene Ring. The 18k white gold setting of this 1940s ring is adorned with milgrain detailing and pierced designs.

The Romona Ring

Romona Art Deco Engagement Ring

The Romona Ring features a classic three stone setting with an old European cut diamond center and two deep blue sapphires for a distinctive and unique look.

Final Thoughts

Do you love Art Deco engagement rings?  Which of these rings is your favorite? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter, or in the comments section!  To see more stunning vintage rings, browse our collection of Antique Engagement Rings.

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Comments (31)

Personette Says:
January 15th, 2016 at 4:51 pm

I recently decided that I deserved to give myself a pre-retirement celebration gift after 46 years as a nurse. i chose a smaller (.9 carat) but quality Asscher cut diamond in a platinum Adorned Trio band. It is a colorless, ideal cut internally flawless, with 6 tiny diamonds flanking the stone. The Asscher cut is a square emerald like stone and is like looking into a crystal cave. Was worth going smaller to have such a spectacular diamond, and in a dark room, it somehow finds light and sparkles as though it has light from within. Best gift to myself, and worth the wait!

Carolyn Says:
December 4th, 2015 at 2:22 pm


B. Earth Says:
October 26th, 2015 at 10:30 am

Hi Donald, good question! Check out our post on “mangagement rings” here: Our jewelry specialists would also be more than happy to advise you on purchasing a men’s engagement ring and answer your questions in more depth via email ( or at 800.691.0952. Thank you for your interest!

October 24th, 2015 at 4:12 pm


Linda Karwoski Says:
October 16th, 2015 at 4:36 pm

Tamiko is my favorite, simple but elegant. Love baguettes. Beautiful!

Carol Werner Putnam Says:
October 5th, 2015 at 1:37 pm

Lovely rings !

EileenHagan Says:
September 8th, 2015 at 8:47 pm

I like the Rani ring. Its beautiful

Patricia Ferguson Says:
August 28th, 2015 at 1:18 pm

The Fabia Ring is fabulous!

Don Gosney Says:
August 21st, 2015 at 5:20 pm

Beautiful rings. Loved the Fabia.

AM I the only one to notice that none used traditional yellow gold?

David Walters Says:
July 26th, 2015 at 7:11 am

I have to love the period of the 1920’s. So elegant, and as a man I think the women’s fashions were gorgeous and exciting. I also love the cars. It’s too bad that while their tastes were stylish, their knowledge of economics was imperfect.

Mary Says:
July 23rd, 2015 at 6:28 am

The Tamiko ring is definitely one of the most elegant I have see in a long, long time; a star!

Anne Bachmann Says:
July 22nd, 2015 at 7:14 am

I love the Integration ring. My Mother left a platinum ring which was somewhat the same design. I put one diamond in the middle and two rubies surrounding it….stunning! I love Art Deco pieces.

Ellen Saville Says:
July 20th, 2015 at 11:50 am

The Fabia ring is my favorite, except I would make the center stone a sapphire also.

Celestine Says:
July 19th, 2015 at 12:29 pm

The Fabia – beautiful contrast of the sapphires nestled amongst the diamonds!
The Hayleigh – gorgeous zircon (my birthstone) nestled amongst the diamonds and white gold!
I purchased a 3/4carat 9 old mine diamond clustered ring with 18k gold band at an antique show for $400 back in 1980. Appraised for $1000 back then. Didn’t really appreciate the old mine diamonds until I read the comments here!

Rachel Says:
July 13th, 2015 at 4:26 am

The Fabia is definitely my favorite with the Wen a close second.. They are all absolutely gorgeous!!

B. Earth Says:
July 9th, 2015 at 10:52 am

Hi Ernie, congratulations on your anniversary! You can view our collection of anniversary rings here: You can also view our extensive collection of eco-friendly jewelry here: Thank you for your interest!

FAO Says:
July 9th, 2015 at 4:47 am

The “Fabia” and of course; the “Wen” are my absolute favorites of the collection shown (l’m September born, is there a contest in the works?????) . . . All are beautiful.

Lisa Says:
July 9th, 2015 at 4:21 am

The Tamiko is my favorite followed closely by the Fabia but they were all beautiful.

Ernie Laitinen Says:
July 8th, 2015 at 4:46 pm

i am looking for a 50th anniversary ring-any ideas?

MJ Says:
July 3rd, 2015 at 9:19 am

The Fabia and Wen rings are gorgeous and in that order!!!

Gina Says:
July 2nd, 2015 at 9:09 pm

Old diamonds are the best. European, mine cut and transitional are all I check out when I buy on ebay.

Sara Cooper Says:
July 2nd, 2015 at 8:29 am

My ring is is a high mount, hand filed lacework around a miners cut…we found it in a pawnshop.

Valerie Says:
July 2nd, 2015 at 7:38 am

Thats my Kind Of Bling

Lois Says:
June 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Tamiko and Wen my favorites. Simple but elegant.

Sparkle Plenty Says:
June 24th, 2015 at 9:12 am

I really love the old mine cut diamonds! They have so much life. I have my grandmothers’ two engagement diamonds and my original diamond sent in a band ring. The two old diamonds really outside my ideal cut flawless diamond. Same in a Deco brooch with all old European diamonds. Anyone else agree? But really, the emerald cut is my special favorite. So elegant!

Mo I Says:
June 23rd, 2015 at 4:43 am

Thank you for this article! My mother has my grandmother’s Rani ring in her possession. It is the only thing I have ever asked for, since I was a child of 10!

bethwel mwenda Says:
June 22nd, 2015 at 9:54 am

The tamiko ring

Donnamaree Houston Says:
June 22nd, 2015 at 8:14 am

Love the Tamika ring fabia ring stunning and exquisite would love to see more.

frances quinn Says:
June 21st, 2015 at 12:37 pm

The Tamiko and the Rani are both beautiful….either would be my choice.

Valerie Rasmussen Says:
June 19th, 2015 at 11:24 am

Love the details of the Art deco engagement rings. Do they also have the wedding bands?

Eloise Butler Says:
June 17th, 2015 at 1:11 pm


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