Inspired by Vintage: Engagement Rings

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We must admit that we have a weakness for vintage jewelry. There is an element of romance attached to designs of the past that we are drawn to.

Mary-Kate Olsen got engaged to French banker, Olivier Sarkozy and if you’re wondering, the ring is stunning! A vintage 1953 Cartier ring, featuring a center European-cut diamond framed by 16 sapphires and petals set with single-cut diamonds.

 

The ring was purchased for $81,250 at auction at Sotheby’s and by the looks of it, it was worth every penny.

True vintage and vintage-inspired engagement rings were definately trending in 2013 and we can see the trend continuing into the New Year. There is something unique and memorable about a one-of-a-kind vintage piece of jewelry.

 

See some other celebs who have said “yes” to a vintage/vintage inspired engagement ring.

 

 

Justin Timberlake proposed to Jessica Biel with a vintage inspired 6 carat diamond engagement ring.

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Victoria’s Secret Angel, Behati Prinsloo said yes to a very vingtage-inspired engagement ring from Adam Levine.

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Alexis Bledel’s engagement ring from Vincent Kartheiser features intricate scrolling detail around the sides of the diamond.

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Princess Kate was given the late Princess Diana’s original engagement ring, an 18-carat sapphire and diamond engagement ring. It is a time honored tradition for the first born son to propose with his mother’s engagement ring.

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Olivia Wilde received some vintage-inspired color for her engagement ring from Jason Sudeikis. A 6-carat diamond encircled by emeralds.

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Anna Paquin received a rustic styled engagement ring with a vintage feel from her True Blood co-star Stephen Moyer.

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Scarlet Johansson got engaged to her boyfriend, Romain Dauriac, with an Art-Deco inspired diamond ring.

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Is vintage your engagement ring style?

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