Magnificent Antique Ruby Engagement Rings

Make an unforgettable proposal with our selection of exceptionally beautiful ruby engagement rings. Each antique and vintage ruby engagement ring within our collection has a unique treasure trove of sentiment, history and exquisite design.

Unlike the many mass-produced ruby rings that are available today, each antique and vintage ruby engagement ring in this collection has been designed by hand, using the finest materials and expert craftsmanship.

In light of this, it is no surprise that antique ruby engagement rings and vintage ruby engagement rings have become increasingly sought after in recent years.

Ruby Engagement Rings By Era

Our exclusive collection of antique and vintage ruby engagement rings showcases designs from several eras, including those from the Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau and Art Deco era.

Whether you’re looking for a ruby ring with a minimalistic appearance, like our Art Deco era Platinum Burmese Ruby And Diamond Ring or seeking a piece that combines vibrant colours with unique designs, like our Edwardian era Gold, Platinum, Ruby and Diamond Ring, you are guaranteed to find the perfect engagement ring for that special someone.

Learn more about the defining details and styles of the various periods in which our rings were created on our ‘About Periods’ page.

Request a Free In-Person Appointment

Selecting an engagement ring can be a challenging decision, which is why we are here to assist you. To inquire about a specific ring or to speak with a ring specialist, please contact us via phone or email, and we will schedule you for an in-person consultation.

Antique & Vintage Ruby Engagement Rings FAQs

Rubies are believed to be symbolic of nobility, wealth and prosperity. Throughout history, rubies have been used to decorate crowns because of their symbolism of good fortune and courage. Ruby's deep red colour is also symbolic of love, passion, and raw emotion. For this reason, rubies are the perfect choice of engagement rings.

There is no doubt that ruby is a very tough gemstone. Similar to the sapphire gemstone, it has a Mohs hardness rating of 9 out of 10. A high degree of toughness is present, meaning it has no tendency to cleave when struck. Due to its durability, this gemstone is a great choice for rings and other pieces of jewellery that are worn on a regular basis.

Yes, most of our rings can be re-sized; unless stated in the item description. Simply add your required size in the notes section at checkout, and our team will take care of the rest!

If you are unsure of your ring size after choosing the perfect ring, please consult the sizing guide here or contact us to get a more accurate gauge of your ring size.

Please allow an additional 5 to 10 working days to the delivery time. If you require your order for a particular date, please get in touch as soon as possible, and we will do our best to accommodate.

Yes, we do. For example, if you have recently purchased a vintage engagement ring online, but it is not quite the right size for your partner, we can resize it. There is no additional charge for this but the buyer is responsible for the return postage and insurance upon return.

While most of our rings are accompanied by gemological certificates, it is possible to provide a certificate to rings which don’t already have a certificate. There is an additional charge for this. All of the rings are checked and examined by a professional gemologist before they reach the website.

Yes, we provide free international express shipping on all online orders. Local taxes and duties may apply. However, we currently do not ship to the following territories: Africa, Brazil, Cambodia, India, Israel, Lithuania, North Korea, Pakistan, Republic of Georgia, Russia, Turkey, etc.

For all vintage and antique ring UK orders, orders are shipped via Royal Mail Special Delivery, the working day after the payment has cleared. Please allow 1-2 business days for your order to arrive. For orders from all other countries, orders are shipped via FedEx or DHL, the working day after the payment has cleared. Please allow 4-5 business days for your order to arrive. Local taxes and duties may apply. You can read our shipping page for more information.

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