When thinking of Art Deco jewellery, most people see abstract forms, glamour and timeless elegance. The Art Deco style movement affected the 1920s and 30s when women no longer had the urge to embellish themselves with diamond tiaras and other statement jewellery, as they did in the Victorian era. Instead, they wore long necklaces and earrings, and headbands to compensate for their ever-shorter dresses. It was a decadent time full of geometrically cut diamonds, both colourless and coloured.

 

Art Deco fits perfectly with our current zeitgeist so it’s not surprising that the demand for such engagement rings continues to increase. However, it is not so easy to find a vintage Art Deco ring. Often they are very expensive. Therefore we recommend going for a custom model. Need help? We would be happy to assist you.

Geometric Shapes

Art Deco engagement rings are known for their geometric shapes (triangles, squares, rectangles), of both the processed diamonds and the alloys. These shapes are the main characteristic of this movement. Baguettes are perfect, but the emerald-cut is also suitable for this style. Please note: rectangular shapes do not have such a pronounced brilliance and shine a little less than a round diamond, but are not less beautiful. The brilliant-cut was also popular, though you can no longer compare it with today's modern variant.

Contrasting Colours

Usually, Art Deco engagement rings also feature coloured diamonds and/or gems. You can also choose to combine several contrasting colours with colourless or white diamonds. In this decadent period, there was an abundance of diamonds, radiant in a white gold or platinum Art Deco setting.

At BAUNAT, we have an extensive collection of engagement rings, and can even help you design your own engagement ring with our tailor-made service. If you have any questions you can always contact us.
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