Art Deco Engagement Rings (1920s and 1930s)

The intricate geometry shapes (step cut diamonds), symmetry, sleek lines, and contrasting colors (ruby, emerald, sapphire, jade and onyx) inherent in opulent and playful Art Deco designs are making them popular in 2024 engagement ring styles. 

With a desire for opulent and playful styles as the basis for Art Deco design, delicate and elaborate details are a typical feature of engagement rings from this era. It is a work or art, and most common decorative accents were delicate hand milgrain edging, filigree work; lace-like openwork composed of intertwined wire threads of precious metal.

Due to its durability, scratch resistance and malleability, platinum was athe most popular metal in Art Deco jewelry, which allowed these talented jewelry designers to craft these intricate details and outlines. Platinum was often combined with yellow gold.

Women of the Art Deco period wore jewelry that was as bold and new as their short hair and skirts.