Vintage Ruby Engagement Rings

Rubies represent passion and romance, making them perfect engagement rings. Gatsby Jewellery offers a selection of vintage ruby engagement rings from a variety of eras, so you’re sure to find the perfect antique or vintage ruby engagement ring below.  Antique ruby engagement rings are not only beautiful , but also steeped in symbolism. . Invest in ruby antique rings for  a gift that keeps on giving.

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Ruby antique rings are ideal for those seeking something elegant and timeless. The designs of ruby antique ruby rings have changed plenty over the years, from the intricacies and ornate designs of Victorian jewellery to the extravagance and vibrance of ruby rings in Art Deco jewellery. Regardless of the design, an antique ruby engagement ring will always be classic and beautiful. Gatsby Jewellery’s vintage ruby engagement rings are exciting, unique and meaningful.                                       

What do vintage ruby engagement rings symbolise?

Rubies symbolise love, passion and romance, which certainly helps their popularity for use in engagement rings. Rubies are also the traditional gift for 40th wedding anniversaries, leading to an association with long-lasting love and loyalty.

Where do rubies come from?

Rubies are mined in multiple countries, including Afghanistan, India, Cambodia, Australia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Malawi, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Tanzania, Thailand, the USA and Vietnam. Rubies mined in Myanmar (Burma) are considered to be the finest.

Are rubies good for engagement rings?

Rubies are a great gemstone for engagement rings. Thanks to their long association with love, they are a very appropriate choice for an occasion as romantic as an engagement. Vintage ruby engagement rings are also incredibly durable.

Are ruby engagement rings expensive?

Like many gemstones, the price of rubies varies depending on a range of factors, such as size, weight, quality, age and cut. 

How long do rubies last?

Depending on how well a ruby is cared for, rubies can last for hundreds – even thousands – of years. The oldest rubies in the world are estimated to be an incredible 3 billion years old making antique ruby engagement rings both durable and sentimental.

Are vintage ruby engagement rings popular?

The antique ruby engagement ring has enjoyed long-standing popularity, thanks to the rich symbolism behind the gemstone and its famous association with love and romance.