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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 ring

The Most Iconic Engagement Rings of All Time

When dreaming of your perfect, vintage-inspired engagement ring, classic love stories take on a brand new meaning. Whether you identify with iconic royal brides or light up the room like a Hollywood starlet, these timeless engagement rings are a great source of inspiration, and all seven of our iconic design collections feature dazzling creations perfect for channeling your inner princess or leading lady.

Jacqueline Kennedy: Her incredible emerald and diamond ring featured gorgeous marquis-cut diamonds positioned like leaves around her glorious center stone. Our Dahlia collection is the perfect place to browse rings that feature nature-inspired details like Jackie O’s.

Queen Elizabeth: Made with diamonds from Philip’s mother’s tiara, this elegant round center-stone flanked in dainty diamonds reminds us of our classically romantic Pirouetta collection.

Grace Kelly: The stunning lady of the silver screen and Princess of Monaco wore this exquisite, emerald-cut diamond. Shop our Carmella collection for vintage-inspired glamour and big, bold diamonds.

Princess Diana and Duchess Kate Middleton: This famous family heirloom has us swooning for sapphires. Shop our Charlotte collection for breathtaking designs featuring delightful combinations of sapphires and diamonds.

Marilyn Monroe: The bombshell wore an extraordinary baguette-cut diamond eternity band from Joe DiMaggio. Channel Marilyn-level glamour with this brilliant band from our stunning Stella collection.

Mia Farrow: Her amazing pear-shaped diamond from Frank Sinatra reminds us of this glamorous design from our Carmella collection.

No matter which of these ravishing rings delights your vintage engagement dreams, our collections and customization options offer endless possibilities to choose your own iconic, timeless creation.