Imagine the lives that were led centuries and decades ago! That's exactly what the fashion writer of The New York Times wrote about a few weeks ago detailing the great Chatsworth House in England. She covered the spectacular fashion worn over 5 centuries. With beautifully painted halls, and endless guilded staterooms, we could only imagine the antique jewelry and vintage rings that was worn to all the elegant balls and parties. What type of ruby or sapphire rings did they wear to the state balls!? Fashion was of utmost importance, but would would a wardrobe be without stunning Art Deco dinner rings and beautiful retro cocktail rings !? We can only imagine the beautiful gemstone engagement rings, large diamond rings, and Art Deco diamond brooches diamond brooches worn for five centuries at the Chatsworth ball. As @Elizabeth Paton wrote "If walls could talk I wonder what the walls would say." So, let's have a little fun and view my 4 pieces of vintage jewelry I think the guests at Chatsworth House would have worn.

Art Deco Engagement Ring

The decade was the 1930's and Art Deco engagement rings were all the rage. We could just imagine the beautiful, and bold, Art Deco rings worn at the Chatsworth House. I think this antique ring would have been stunning at any ball! Dating back to the 1930's, it boasts a beautiful 1.20 carat old european cut diamond, with single cut diamond accents, in platinum, with filigree embellishments.

Emerald Cut Engagement Rings

During the 1960's and 1970's, emerald cut diamonds would have been worn to Chatsworth balls and parties. This stunning GIA 1.91 carat emerald cut diamond is flanked by six original criss cut diamonds, all residing in platinum. Explore our collection of emerald cut engagement rings accompanied by GIA diamond reports.

Vintage Dinner Rings

This beautiful vintage dinner ring would have been the hit at a Chatsworth ball. It is elegant and one of a kind. This vintage ring features a european cut diamond, flanked by two shield cut diamonds, all residing in platinum, circa 1960's. Our selection of authentic antique diamond rings and cocktail rings is always be conflict free.

Gemstone Engagement Rings

Gemstone engagement rings , and cocktail rings , are always a favorite at a beautiful ball. This sweet sapphire ring features a navette cut diamond, surrounded by ten Burma calibre sapphires, all residing in a platinum setting. Gemstone engagement rings highlight sapphires, emeralds and rubies that are always ethical and never sourced.

Antique Diamond Brooch

Beautiful diamond brooches and Art Deco pins were always treasured. This lovely vintage brooch features an original antique european cut diamond, weighing approximately .82 carat. It is surrounded by european and transitional cut diamonds, all residing in a 1950's platinum setting. During the Art Deco era classic antique brooches, and vintage diamond pins, put the final touch on a beautiful outfit at Chatsworth House!

Final Thoughts:

At the beautiful Chatsworth balls we can only imagine the vintage jewelry that was worn! Which engagement ring or piece of vintage jewelry is your favorite? Tell us on Twitter or Facebook!