Victorian Engagement Rings (1837 – 1901)
Shop our Victorian Engagement Rings. The Victorians continued the Georgian's love for romantic messages as engagement rings. Prince Albert gave Queen Victoria a snake engagement ring- a symbol for eternal love. The Victorians were hopeless Romantics and did not stop at snakes to symbolise their love. Knots and belts were also used with wild abandon. They also introduced the Gypsy rings and the half carved half hoop ring.
Victorian Rings is magnificent and displays a huge variety of styles. It was time of new methods of design as well as materials and influences. The opulent Victorian age came after the Georgian age of elegance. The wealth and grandeur prompted the birth of the contrasting Arts and Crafts movement. This style is simple with a focus on traditional craft and skills. Victorian jewellery is as varied as the time it came from. The great stylistic variety of the era is part of the great appeal today.
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