About Us

Since 1890, the Kirk Kara artists and artisans have handcrafted rings and fine jewelry. Each exquisite piece is designed to be forever captivating.

vintage inspired engagement rings

Choosing the details in your ring design

You’re on a quest to find the ring of your dreams, and the breathtaking options are plentiful. Choosing your favorite iconic collection, the diamond shape of your dreams, and the metal that makes your heart flutter are usually first on the list when shopping for your forever captivating ring, but what about the details? Vintage-inspired, handcrafted details are what set our exquisite designs apart and make each timeless creation a true work of art.

Halo: Surround your enthralling diamond with more diamonds! Halos are an absolutely swoon-worthy detail, and each iconic design collection houses multiple options for breathtaking halos. Start thinking about all things halo by browsing these two from our award-winning Most Prized Creations collection! This Pirouetta Collection ring features two-toned, intertwined rows of diamonds inspired by the laces of a ballet dancer’s shoe. This design from the Lori Collection features a show-stopping emerald-cut diamond surrounded by an amazing 1/4 ct. of diamonds.

Milgrain Edging and Hand Engraving: These details are never, ever traced or created with a mold. Our artisans spend hours meticulously detailing each magnificent piece. Each “bead” of our intricately vintage-inspired milgrain edging is created by hand with a special tool. Our signature wheat and scroll hand-engravings are authentically timeless, because they have been created by hand for generations dating back to 1890.

Peek-a-Boo Diamonds and Filigree: Each Kirk Kara design looks exquisite from every angle. Our signature filigree combined with breathtaking peek-a-boo diamonds are extraordinary details to include in your forever captivating ring. Add this stunning ring from our Pirouetta Collection to your “Love These!” list and soon the gorgeous two-toned peekaboo detail on this design will have you dreaming diamonds.

Every Kirk Kara ring is miraculously detailed by hand and uses only the finest gemstones and metals. Add your favorites to your “Love These!” list and see what the designs on your list have in common. You’ll quickly realize which elements of design are truly you, and soon be able to envision the ring of your dreams.