Browse our selection of classically beautiful vintage style jewelry and antique engagement rings spanning eras and styles from Edwardian, Victorian, and Art Deco. For a piece of fine jewelry to be considered vintage, it has to be at least 20 to 30 years old, so anything from the 1980's and earlier. Vintage is probably the most common term of the three since it encompasses a large collection of jewelry ages. Would an engagement ring from the 1800's be consid ered vintage? Technically speaking, yes. Although instead of classifying the ring as vintage, most dealers would call the ring antique so they can highlight just how old the ring is. Is your grandmother's engagement ring from the 1940's? That would be considered a vintage engagement ring.