Lovers want antique rings

Lovers are looking for antique rings, as auction website Catawiki have reported a spike in the number of people searching for sparklers from times past.

Lovers want antique rings

More lovers want to propose with an antique wedding ring.

Auction website Catawiki have reported a spike in the number of people searching for vintage sparklers from times past, including the Victorian, Art Nouveau and Antique Tiffany & Co designs, ahead of Valentines Day (14.02.16).

The site has teamed up with Deborah Mazza, a gemologist, to create a guide for shoppers and Deborah says the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton's sapphire rock has set a trend.

She explained: "Traditionally, when going for a coloured gemstone, people have tended to opt for a sapphire engagement ring due to its hard-wearing properties, and Kate Middleton setting the trend.

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