Vintage Eternity Rings

Eternity rings are usually set with diamonds, the gem associated with being ‘forever’. However, eternity rings can also be crafted with other precious stones such as rubies, sapphires, and emeralds.

Eternity rings can be worn on any finger, but are most often worn on the ring finger of the left hand.

Why are eternity rings given?

Eternity rings typically commemorate a special landmark: a wedding anniversary or the birth of a baby.

Which finger do I wear an eternity ring on?

It is believed that eternity rings evolved from wedding rings and are therefore usually worn on the ring finger of the left hand.

How many carats should an eternity ring be?

The gems on an eternity ring are usually small; the larger the gem, the wider the ring. A full eternity ring can often contain less than half a carat of gems.

Can you wear eternity ring if not married?

Absolutely. Eternity ring are commonly used as wedding bands, but they can a symbolise anything you want to (i.e. the birth of a child). Or they can be worn sans symbolism as something beautiful in its own right.   

What order do you wear wedding and eternity rings?

If you have a wedding band, an engagement ring and an eternity ring, you usually put the wedding band on first, then the engagement ring, then the eternity ring. But, really, just put them on in the order that looks the best!

What does an eternity band symbolise?

Eternity rings symbolise eternal love.

Should an eternity ring be a surprise?

Surprises are lovely, but eternity rings can’t be sized so we advise getting your partner involved!