Ring dating styles

“What could possibly be more interesting than my dog stealing the neighbour’s garden gnome?! Such is the social savagery of the sidebar – and it’s something we’re all guilty of doing.With the average Brit checking their phone 28 times a day, it’s inevitable that some of this incessant scrolling will take place when we’re soaking up all that modern day dating culture has to offer.Vintage rings are timeless, unique pieces that often have far more character than modern rings.Vintage pieces have the potential to become heirlooms passed down for generations.It should be professionally cleaned as well because modern over-the-counter chemicals may damage older rings.Many jewelers can create the same delicate designs and intricate patterns of vintage engagement rings with new bands and stones.It's also important to be aware that it can take some time to find a quality vintage piece that you love.

There is more to buying vintage jewelry than visiting an estate sale or local jewelry store.Until then, yellow gold was the most prominent metal.In the early twentieth century, platinum engagement rings became popular, but as wars, particularly World War II, demanded platinum for military manufacturing, yellow gold once again regained its popularity.Because jewelers of the past didn't have access to the precise technology available today, they had to develop the art of cutting each stone.Because of the cruder technology, many truly vintage and antique stones will have chips, scratches, or flaws along the edges or surfaces of the facets.There are several points you need to keep in mind when searching for that perfect ring.

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