What Are The Gemstones?
Antique engagement rings with precious gemstones, or semi precious gemstones, are one of a kind treasures that can be enjoyed for a lifetime. Decades ago, master jewelers sat behind benches for weeks on end producing beautiful antique rings we now consider works of art with beautiful filigree and milgrain embellishments. All of our gemstone engagement rings have a wonderful history behind them, and it can be an adventure trying to imagine the stories behind these one of a kind pieces.
member of the quartz family and know for it's deep purple color.
also part of the beryll family and know for it's blue hues.
gemstone cut that creates a dome shape and has no facets.
member of the quartz family and can vary in color from light yellow to smokey brown.
pearls which have been created artificially.
Diamonds are valued for their incredible brilliance and hardness. Ranges from the colorless D color to pink, blue and fancy yellow.
member of the beryll family. Known for it's deep green color and the Columbian mine Muzo.
known for its generally red hue, but its colors can range anywhere from green to brown.
can appear colorless or white , its most popular appeal and value colorless with a blue hue.
may also occur in many colors but most popular is black. Part of the quartz family.
the most common type is a white opal with pastel flashes.
member of the chrysolite family, the finest stones will be the richest green. (Natural pearls pearls which are formed by nature and produced in pearl oysters.)
also occurs in many colors including purple, pink, yellow and the popular smoky color.
known for it's deep pigeon blood red color, from the mine Burma.
known for its deep blue color, from the mines Burma, Ceylon and Kashmir.
occurs in many colors and has excellent wear and durability. Historically useful to jewelers in the early 1900's.
mined in Brazil and contains many different colors such as yellow, blue and green.
also mined in Brazil with colors ranging from pink and green.
these stones can range from a light or dark blue to a deep blue-green.
Colors such as green, yellow red, and blue. Very popular and historically used in the 19th and 20th century.