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Is your significant other ready to pop the question? Are you hoping for a beautiful antique engagement ring? If so, there are pros and cons to this type of ring, as there are to every type of ring. Just try to keep these in mind.
Pros: Antique engagement rings are often unique. This means very few people, if any, will have an engagement ring just like yours! Antique engagement rings are cheaper than rings sold today that are considered modern or in-style currently. An antique engagement ring is often made better than rings today and the moment you purchase an antique engagement ring; you have something that your family will treasure forever.
Cons: Antique engagement rings, because they are so old, were cut different than today's rings. This means that this ring may have flaws that a ring today wouldn't have. Also remember that for a true heirloom piece, rings in the past were not often the true bright white that diamonds are now. People often wanted diamonds or rings that were off-color, such as one with a rose hue. You may not be able to find a stunning bright white diamond in an antique ring.