Antique & vintage rings are not just pieces of jewellery; they’re tangible pieces of history, exquisite craftsmanship, and, potentially, a wise investment. At Coco Florence, we’re passionate about these timeless treasures. In this post, we’ll guide you through the process of investing in antique rings, from understanding their value to making informed buying decisions.

Why Invest in Antique & Vintage Rings?

Antique rings are unique and carry a certain charm and historical significance that new jewellery can’t replicate. They often feature unparalleled craftsmanship, rare gemstones, and design styles no longer produced. As such, they can appreciate over time and serve as a hedge against inflation.

Understanding the Value

When investing in antique rings, it’s crucial to understand what adds value:

  • Age: The older the ring, the more likely it is to be rare, adding to its value.
  • Condition: Rings in excellent condition, with minimal wear and tear, tend to have higher value.
  • Craftsmanship: Superior craftsmanship can increase a ring’s value.
  • Provenance: Rings with a documented history or those associated with notable figures often command higher prices.
  • Gemstones: The type, quality, and size of the gemstones in the ring can significantly affect its value.

Choosing the Right Dealer

Buying from a reputable dealer like Coco Florence ensures you’re getting a genuine piece. We source our rings through a qualified gemologist and provide clear descriptions, images, and valuation documentation for peace of mind.

Inspecting the Ring

Before investing, inspect the ring for any signs of damage. At Coco Florence, we prefer our customers to see these beautiful pieces in person, understanding their antique condition, and appreciating their uniqueness.

Consider the Aftercare

Antique rings require special care to maintain their condition. Ensure you’re willing to take on this commitment before investing.

Understanding the Returns Policy

Ensure you understand the dealer’s returns policy. At Coco Florence, we offer a return policy for customers within New Zealand should you not be completely happy with your ring.

Investing in antique rings can be both a financially sound decision and a journey of appreciation for historic artistry. These pieces are more than just jewellery; they’re stories from the past, waiting to be part of your future.

We hope this guide helps you on your journey into the fascinating world of antique ring investment. If you have any questions or wish to explore our collection, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at Coco Florence. We’re here to help you find the perfect antique ring that’s not only a sound investment but also a piece you’ll treasure.

Stay tuned to our blog for more posts about vintage, antique and estate jewellery, its history, and its value. Happy investing!