More and more couples are discovering the benefits of buying a vintage engagement ring. Newly manufactured rings can be cookie cutter, giving you limited options of the same designs over and over again. Those who are searching for something different are finding that their are many pros to buying a vintage engagement ring. Here are just a few of the many.
Old European and old mine cut diamonds were cut before the turn of the century, so they by far out date the first conflict diamonds sold in the 1970s. Old cut diamonds are easy to identify and many vintage rings still have original diamonds. Buying an old cut diamond will 100% guarantee that your diamond is conflict free.
If you are looking for a unique ring, buying a vintage engagement ring is a good way to get it. Many vintage ring settings are one of a kind and handmade. They are much higher quality than the cast made rings widely available today. There are many more styles of rings within the vintage selection than in modern selections.
Despite the fact that most vintage rings are better quality than their modern counterparts, the cost is typically lower than a the cost of a brand new ring. Manufacturing costs contribute to the price of modern rings significantly.
Additionally, buying and selling vintage rings is ecologically sustainable. Rather than bringing new rings into the market through manufacturing, you can give old, original rings new purpose.
Time Proven Condition
One of the best reasons to buy a vintage ring: it has already stood the test of time! There's no saying how a brand new ring will look in 20 years, but a ring from the 1920s has already proven it can last almost 100 years and still look beautiful. After all, an engagement ring should be made to last a lifetime.
If you've never considered the qualities of vintage engagement rings, I hope you can see they are a better quality, better value choice. Additionally they are a sustainable choice and conflict free, better for the conscious. We hope you will explore our Top Ten Finest Vintage Engagement Rings, and look out for more vintage rings coming soon!