Filigree styled, diamond rings with its gems installed in pave setting might be the best way for someone who wants to express his or her emotions and thoughts over someone else, by presenting a ring. The filigree, when crafted elaborate enough, has the ultimate effect of magically dominating an individual’s attention and casting away the negative aura, which other things might have been exerting at the moment.
Because of this, a filigree diamond ring is considered one of the best options for weddings, engagements, and propositions, because it shows, only, and not a bit less than true love. Depending on the situation, your style and what you want to tell with presenting this kind of ring, there are several options for settings, styles, and appearances of these diamond filigree ring that you can choose on the various websites.
There are basically two types of these filigree diamond rings, where one chose to display the stones more than the intricate ornamented on the band, the other is more about showing the lavish and elaborate craft that worked out carefully on the filigree which most commonly encompasses the whole ring, including the stones.
In the rings that are more about the gemstones that are mounted, pave setting is preferred instead of any other. Because pave setting lets the ring look way more lavish when different colors, particularly those who are in contrast with each other used in one place. For example, you might add a violet, yellow, green and red accent stone near a diamond.
Or you can use the center pave setting which is to have a diamond at the center which is a bit bigger than the others and, other accent stones surrounding it completely, both changing the color that the diamond at the center takes in it, consequently exerts outwards and look from a far appeal way eye drawing than most other settings. So, for this, you also have to be careful about how the gems were cut or what kind of gemstones are there in it. Because not all gemstones can be used in the same place as their hardiness varies, so must the setting which they are mounted on. So most directly, an emerald can never be used near a diamond, because the grip that is least required to hold the diamond tight could shatter the emerald. This is why there is generally one type of stones with different colors, acting as accent stones for the diamond at the center, and this makes the pave setting for filigree diamond rings an expensive option.
There is, of course, the other option where you can simply ask the jewel crafter to focus on the intricate, and try to make it more meaningful than they look on the gemstone focused rings. In this, you are given the chance to choose between yellow or white gold for filigree material, or maybe platinum if the jeweler is experienced enough to craft with it. However, the price ranges accordingly.
Antique Style Filigree Diamond Engagement Rings
Antique rings as engagement rings have been the choice recently. To preserve and cherish, and to respect the classic romance and love, couples exchange antique rings. Things were pure and worthy in the old times, and so was the love. That is why; antique rings are picked up as engagement rings to depict the purity and truth of your relationship.
What are antique filigree rings?
Filigree diamond rings have intricate patterns of the band metal as a result of intermingling wired designs. The band metal is crafted and designed in such a way that gives out a lacy and frilly pattern. The filigree approach in designing rings has been in practice since ages. You name the era, and filigree style would be there, though the design and pattern may vary between different eras of antique filigree rings.
Antique style filigree rings on your engagement adorned with diamonds
Though filigree rings can be worn as such, when it comes to having a filigree ring for your engagement, a diamond-studded onto it would make it a picture-perfect choice. If you cannot find a good antique ring in a filigree style that can match your outlook, go for one modern but crafted in the antique style with old age filigrees. Diamond would make your love sparkle and the filigree would determine your intricate and inseparable bond. You can find different designs of filigree during different eras on the web. Pick up one that is most near to the one in your mind, and ask your jeweler to craft one for you.
Antique Style Engagement Rings
Even in these modern times, I’ve found that when it comes to weddings, most couples are fairly traditional. The old wedding traditions and look of things are still very appealing. If that’s you, you might like to look at some antique style wedding rings. Not old rings, but newly manufactured antique looking rings.
You may have in your possession an old ring that belonged to your grandparents or even parents. But likely it is worn by time and not suitable for wearing anymore. But now you can often find a vintage type ring that looks much like the one you have or perhaps get one made to look very similar.
One advantage of these rings is that you can use a variety of materials including stainless tell, titanium, white gold and more. Finding bands to go with it is pretty easy too.
To give you some idea of what you can find in these rings and prices, here are a few examples found online.
Antique Style Filigree Engagement Ring Setting: Engraved – White Gold – 1/2 Carat – Art Deco
With this ring, the center stone is held in place by 8 prongs! In the crown are four round cut diamonds and another four to the 4 sides of the center. The ring is 18K white gold with a wheat pattern and millgrain edging.
At the time of this writing, this setting sells for $695. Of course, you also add the center stone. Either you can provide your own or order one from the seller in this case.
Antique Style Filigree Engagement Ring Mounting – White gold – 18K White gold – Art Deco
While you are able to enjoy the classic beauty of this ring throughout your marriage, imagine this ring being passed down over the generations. Again, with a wheat pattern which by the way symbolized a fruitful harvest. The setting is enhanced with diamond set flowers, bows and edging.
Sixteen diamonds in all adorn this ring. At the time of this writing, this mounting listed for $970.
Mid-Century Platinum Engagement Ring Setting
This one is called retro-modern. The stone is held by an impressive “fishtail” prong (4). Scroll shoulders add to overall beauty on each side of the stone in the center. At the time of this writing, this setting sells for $1,010.
As you research further these rings, you’ll find that some are fairly simple in design and look. The other will be fancier. For example, in Victorian days what is called the snake design was all the rage. It is pretty but you might find it difficult to wear on a day to day basis. So how fancy or plain a look you want is up to you. You’ll know when you see them which is right for you.
When you look at these rings, they typically come in a certain ring size, but of course can be special ordered to fit you. You might check to see if shipping and insurance are included or you have to pay extra.