Jewelry from the Retro era is highly influenced by Hollywood glamour, with big, bold, three-dimensional looks. Many vintage Retro era engagement rings utilize highly detailed mixed metal to give rings from this era an indistinguishable style.
Wheat Ridge is classic authentic Retro era (circa 1945) two-tone 14k yellow and white gold ring centering a pretty Old European Cut diamond gauged at 0.18ct graded F-G color and VS clarity. The ring is flanked on each side by four Single Cut diamonds totaling approximately 0.08ct, all set within a white gold square frame. Wheat Ridge is finished with delicate yellow gold open metal work along the low shoulders profile shoulders. The ring is currently a size 6.5 and can be sized to fit.
Lydden is a whimsical and authentic Retro era (circa 1940) 14k white and yellow gold ring that originally started life out as part of a bracelet or necklace. The ring centers a bezel set Round Cabochon Cut moonstone gauged at 6.5mm in diameter with an approximate weight of 0.75ct. A simple white gold circular halo borders the outside of the ring. Lydden is finished with a yellow gold split shank that was added in the 1960's. The ring is currently a size 5.25 and can be sized to fit.
Loxley is a fabulous and authentic early Retro (circa 1935) 14k white gold and yellow gold ring. This whimsical beauty centers a single bezel set Round Cut zircon gauged at approximately 3.00cts in weight. The electric blue center stone is surrounded by a scintillating halo of ten Single Cut diamonds totaling approximately 0.25ct in weight. Loxley is finished with a touch of miligraining along the edges and geometric accents on each shoulder. The ring is currently a size 7 and can be sized to fit.
This ring is currently out on loan for a photoshoot and will be back in the office the week of May 30th! If you're interested in purchasing it, please contact our concierge to discuss timing. Thanks!
Zibo is a unique and whimiscal Retro era (circa 1940) 14k yellow gold ring. This fun ring centers a bezel set Round cut aquamarine gauged at 5mm totaling approximately 0.40ct. The ocean blue center stone is bordered by a halo of gray seed pearls, each individually framed by a 14k yellow gold halo. Zibo is finished with a gold border and milgraining along the bezeled edges. The ring is currently a size a 8 and can be sized to fit.
Maldives is a fabulous and authentic Retro era (circa 1940) 14k yellow gold cocktail ring. This bold 'something blue' centers a fantastic elongated Step-Cut aquamarine gauged at 17.69mm x 9mm with a total approximate weight of 5.20cts. The Caribbean blue aquamarine is nestled within a four prong setting and flanked on either side by a pair of Round Brilliant Cut diamonds totaling approximately 0.15ct in weight. This one-of-a-kind cocktail ring is sure to make a statement wherever she goes. The ring is currently a size 8.5 and can be sized to fit.
Stratton is a charming and authentic Retro era (circa 1940) 18k yellow gold ring featuring a unique combination of stones. The ring centers an Oval natural emerald gauged at approximately 0.50ct exhibiting a lovely understated green color. Stratton is further accented with an oval shaped halo of nine Round Faceted white sapphires totaling approximately 0.75ct in weight, mimicking the look and presence of diamonds without the price tag. The ring is finished with an 18k yellow gold shank that slightly tapers towards the shoulders and is currently a size 4.75 and can be sized to fit.
Overlake is a stunning and authentic Retro era (circa 1940) silver topped 14k yellow gold ring in the style of a Victorian era ring. The beautifully made ring centers an elongated Cushion Cut sapphire gauged at approximately 1.75ct accompanied by a Guild Laboratories certificate stating the sapphire is Unheated with Ceylon origin. This deeply saturated stone is bezel set in 14k yellow gold and accented by a cushion shaped halo of 10 Old Mine Cut diamonds totaling approximately 0.70ct. The accent stones are individually hugged by a silver frame that creates a decadent scalloped bezel around each stone. Overlake is finished with ten silver beads that flank each side of the accent diamonds, milgrained edges and a beautiful gallery detailed with scrolling metalwork. The ring is currently a size 4.25 and can be sized to fit.
Delfino is a unique and remarkable Retro era (circa 1940) 14k rose gold engagement ring. This one-of-a-kind ring centers a beautifully saturated 0.47ct Oval Cut natural bright blue sapphire set horizontally and accompanied by a Guild Laboratories certificate stating the sapphire is Heated with Ceylon origin. The sapphire is framed by a charming halo of fourteen Single Cut diamonds in a marquise shape, totaling approximately 0.20ct. Delfino is finished with an elaborate 14k rose gold split shank. The ring is currently a size 8.5 and can be size to fit.
Copper Beach is an over-the-top authentic Retro era (circa 1945) platinum topped 14k yellow gold cocktail halo ring centering a large Oval Cabochon fire opal weighing exactly 6.80cts and surrounded twelve Round Brilliant Cut diamonds totaling approximately 0.60ct. Copper Beach is finished with intricate scalloped edges that hug each individual diamond perfectly. The ring is currently a size 5.5 and can be sized to fit most ring sizes. Please contact our concierge with sizing questions.
Jacksboro is a sparkling and authentically Retro (circa 1940) 14k white gold ring with a newly added 14k rose gold shank. The ring centers three clusters of nineteen Round Brilliant Cut diamonds that total approximately 0.90ct in combined weight with H-I color and SI clarity. Trumpet and Horn replaced the white gold shank with a handmade, 14k rose gold shank to give it a fabulous two-tone look. The ring is currently a size 6.5 and can be sized to fit from a size 5 to a size 9.