Art Deco Platinum Diamond Engagement Ring with Orange Blossoms
An Art Deco engagement ring featuring an old European-cut diamond with orange blossom engraving and a filigree gallery. Circa 1920.
The symbolism of orange blossoms goes as far back as Greek mythology when Hera received the flower as a wedding gift. The popularity grew when Queen Victoria wore a wreath of orange blossoms in her hair when she wed Prince Albert in 1840. The orange blossoms are said to symbolize fertility and everlasting love.