edwardian
ENGAGEMENT RINGS

1901 to 1910
Edwardian engagement rings date from 1901 to 1910 and are known for intricate filigree and ultra-feminine lace work.

What is an Edwardian engagement ring?

The dawn of the 20th Century brought immense innovation and diversity to jewelry design. Edwardian engagement rings evoked that diversity in their delicate and ultra finely detailed settings. Metalwork in these rings is intricate and light like lace. White gold and platinum reigned over gold. With new innovations in diamond cutting rounder and more precise faceting was possible. Old European cut diamonds became the most popular shape, a precursor to the modern round brilliant. Settings from the Edwardian era tend to be decorative with filigree and millegrain edging.


What is an Edwardian engagement ring?

The dawn of the 20th Century brought immense innovation and diversity to jewelry design. Edwardian engagement rings evoked that diversity in their delicate and ultra finely detailed settings. Metalwork in these rings is intricate and light like lace. White gold and platinum reigned over gold. With new innovations in diamond cutting rounder and more precise faceting was possible. Old European cut diamonds became the most popular shape, a precursor to the modern round brilliant. Settings from the Edwardian era tend to be decorative with filigree and millegrain edging.