100 Years Of Engagement Rings; Which Style Is Your Favorite?

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?

1910s

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!

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From: Mode / Youtube

1920s

The 1920s features influence of the Edwardian Era, with a white on white diamond and platinum ring.

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From: Mode / Youtube

1930s

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.

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From: Mode / Youtube

1940s

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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From: Mode / Youtube

Click the NEXT PAGE button to see the rings many of our parents wore in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s!

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