Tag: vintage rings

Gemstone Rings and Earrings to Put Under the Christmas Tree

Gemstone Rings and Earrings to Put Under the Christmas Tree

Gemstone rings and earrings are a welcome gift under any Christmas tree. But, do you know how the Christmas tree came to be? While there are several legends about Martin Luther being the first to decorate an evergreen tree for Christmas, it’s more likely that that the Christmas tree originated as a prop in medieval […]

December 1, 2014 | By More
Hugo Kohl Jewelry: Bringing the Beauty of the Past to the Present

Hugo Kohl Jewelry: Bringing the Beauty of the Past to the Present

When you look at the stunning antique-style designs of Hugo Kohl Vintage Style Jewelry you’d never guess that the inspiration for these pieces came from a rather unexpected place: the back of a dump truck. However, despite the humble beginnings of this collection, the rings in Apples of Gold’s selection of Hugo Kohl jewelry are […]

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Princess Cut Antique Style Engagement Rings: A Modern Cut Meets Time-tested Styles

Princess Cut Antique Style Engagement Rings: A Modern Cut Meets Time-tested Styles

Any engagement ring with vintage style is an excellent pick for expressing that your love will stand the test of time, but a design from the past that’s set with a princess-cut diamond princess cut communicates this message with the perfect combination of time-tested beauty and modern class. Princess cut antique style engagement rings are […]

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Vintage Peridot Rings: A Bright Splash of Color for Time-Tested Styles

Vintage Peridot Rings: A Bright Splash of Color for Time-Tested Styles

With its vivid color and lively sparkle, the peridot has the unique ability to add a splash of life to any style that features it. This striking feature is especially lovely in vintage peridot rings as the bright light green sparkle of this semiprecious gemstone refreshes these time-tested styles. Peridot’s summery hue has just a […]

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Say Hello to Halo Engagement Rings!

Say Hello to Halo Engagement Rings!

Halo engagement rings are hot right now and if you’re not yet acquainted with them, now is the perfect time to get to know these extremely elegant styles. As their name suggests, halo engagement rings surround a center stone with a frame—a halo—of smaller stones, creating looks that are rich in sparkle and that are […]

May 15, 2013 | By More
Genuinely Beautiful Garnet Rings

Genuinely Beautiful Garnet Rings

For literally thousands of years, the garnet had been used in adornments, and you might think that by now there aren’t many fresh ways to wear this gemstone. Not so! Garnet rings come in a wide range of styles, from vintage looks to stunning contemporary pieces. While all of these designs are relatively new compared […]

May 1, 2013 | By More
Garnet Heart Rings in Honor of St. Valentine

Garnet Heart Rings in Honor of St. Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day! While most of us associate today with red roses, chocolates and cards filled with declarations of love, there’s far more to this holiday than the exchange of tokens of affection such as heart rings. The roots of Valentine’s Day trace back over a thousand years to the act of one brave man […]

February 14, 2013 | By More
Antique-Style Gemstone Rings that Bring the Past to Life

Antique-Style Gemstone Rings that Bring the Past to Life

The past continually fascinates, and from Jane Austin novels to the tales of Ernest Hemmingway, we’re often drawn to stories of times when life moved at a less harried pace. These tales provide a chance to escape and absorb ourselves in a world before cell phones and constant screen time. The styles of the Victorian […]

February 1, 2013 | By More
What is Art Deco?

What is Art Deco?

The designs of the 1920s are back, and they’re making their mark on the jewelry world. First forged in a time of Jazz and Flappers, Art Deco styles capture a sense of excitement that’s both time-honored and modern, with style that’s too classy to ever be forgotten. Vintage gemstone rings that showcase Art Deco designs […]

January 24, 2013 | By More
Ruby Rings with Fiery Beauty

Ruby Rings with Fiery Beauty

Thousands of years ago, King Solomon wrote, “For wisdom is better than rubies, And all the things one may desire cannot be compared with her.” (Proverbs 8:11) Why did the wisest man who ever lived choose to use a ruby to demonstrate the matchless worth of wisdom? He recognized it as a gemstone of great […]

January 15, 2013 | By More