Whether it’s food, fashion, or toys, we just love looking back at how things used to be. Not only does it give us a rush of memories and nostalgia, but it’s also interesting to see just how much things have changed. Because of this, we just love it when Mode takes a subject and features 100 years worth of it; and today, they bring us a particularly exciting look back at engagement rings! Take a look at each decade’s most prominent style, and let us know, which one is your favorite?
For the beginning of the century, we have a classic solitaire diamond ring. The ring below is set in a six prong mounting of 14k yellow gold. What a classy look!
The 1920s features influence of the Edwardian Era, with a white on white diamond and platinum ring.
Talk about extravagant! For the 1930s, you can really see the Art Deco influence of the rounded diamonds set in the platinum mounting. This is one of our favorites.
Here we see white gold incorporated into the ring, with what’s referred to as the “War Bride Ring.” In 1945, precious metals were being rationed and, as a result, were hard to come by. So, this is the style of ring many serviceman gave to their significant others!
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