in depth reviews Review: Best for Locating Rare Vintage Rings

by Zoe Rosensweig

Best for Locating Rare Vintage Rings



Why You Should Check It Out: In business for 40-plus years, Michael Khordipour and Afshin Shaddaie have been buying jewelry from estates, auctions, dealers, and wherever they can locate the rarest and most unique antique and vintage rings they can find. They are experts in all time periods of jewelry.

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The site specializes in Edwardian, Art Deco, and mid-20th century engagement rings. Company also creates rings “in the style of” or “vintage-inspired.”


Most of products are one-of-a-kind and sell out quickly.


The site offers a huge selection of vintage jewelry including earrings and wedding bands alongside unique engagement rings in gold and platinum. Most of the rings in their popular Edwardian era category feature diamonds (anywhere from 1.42ct to 4.00+ct) but there are also rings with rubies, emeralds, and sapphires. edwardian selection


Average to high price range across the site. There are vintage rings like the “Frier Ring” for as low as $1,800 or the “Bryant Park Ring” for a cool $95,000.

Ease of Use

The site is very easy to use. You can search dropdown categories for rings by gemstone, shapes/cuts, or era. There is also a section for special resources like tools and galleries, as well as instructive articles. The ring descriptions offer all of the relevant information about ring metal, carat, and cut. There’s also a form at the bottom of each review if you want to know more. ring description

Fitting Process

Site will size any ring from the showroom for free, but only up to a size 7.5.

Physical Stores

One store at 608 Fifth Avenue, Suite 503, New York, NY 10020

Customer Service

You can find common questions and answers in the FAQ section. They also highlight their Home Viewing Program, which “enables our customers to view the ring from the comfort of their homes. After selecting an engagement ring or wedding band, the customer will place a security deposit on the item. We will send the ring to your home via a fully insured overnight post. Upon receipt of the ring, you will have 14 days to review and enjoy it in person before making a decision. If you decide not to purchase the ring, you can simply send it back and receive a full refund.”

Return Policy

You have 14 days to examine the ring upon receiving it. If for any reason you choose to return the ring, you will receive a full refund. You will still be able to return the ring if Estate Diamond Jewelry has sized it before it has been shipped or picked up by you. Additionally, you have 100 days to exchange the ring if you decide, for any reason, that you would like a different ring. You will be issued a full store credit for the amount that you paid, which never expires. Yes, you read that right: never!


The site offers an app for iPhone and iPad, which “enables users to easily access our extensive inventory at their fingertips. Features include browsing jewelry, virtually trying on engagement rings, and sharing with friends and to social media.”

Bottom Line

The site has a wide selection of rings to look at from Victorian to Art Deco. If you have a flexible budget, you’ll definitely find something that catches your eye.

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