If you’re looking for a stunning diamond ring that’s a bit over 1.00 carat to commemorate your once-in-a-lifetime moment, then you’ve come to the right place. We know buying an engagement ring can be daunting, and that’s why we’ve comprised a list of our top 30 choices. Browse our collection of unique diamond rings in the 1.20-carat range, and you’ll find your perfect engagement ring in no time.
1. Cartier Engagement Ring
If you’re preparing to ask the ultimate question, then you can’t go wrong with a Cartier ring. This brand is famous for its rich history and timeless elegance. Our vintage Cartier engagement ring is a perfect example.
This 1.14-carat diamond ring stands out for its exceptional color grade and exquisite sparkle. Although it features a classic design, this Cartier ring is far from boring. Pavé diamonds adorn the entire visible part of the platinum band. The four-prong setting allows the round-cut diamond in the center to be the star of the show. In addition, the setting makes it appear larger.
2. Lons Ring
Low-profile rings are incredibly convenient for everyday wear as they don’t get in the way of any activities or other jewelry. But don’t let the name fool you; just because a ring is low-profile, it doesn’t mean it can’t be a showstopper.
With the 1.14-carat Lons ring, all eyes are on the incredible shoulders. This comes as no surprise, considering the six beautiful baguette-cut diamonds on each side. The central piece is no less magnificent, sporting an old European-cut stone of H color and VS1 clarity grades. Finally, the delicate platinum setting makes fingers appear slimmer.
3. Bridgeville Ring
Up next, the simply stunning Bridgeville ring is what we get when marrying luxury with elegance. Handcrafted in 14k white gold circa 1950, the ring features a 1.20-carat old European-cut center diamond with L color and VS2 clarity grades. The true beauty certainly does not stop there however; exquisite fine milgrain and openwork details decorate the gallery and shoulders.
4. Corby Ring
For those looking to get a ring with a bit of color, the delightful Corby ring will certainly satisfy.
Handcrafted in platinum, this round halo ring features a near colorless 1.20-carat center stone with J color and VS1 clarity grades. Then, the surrounding the diamond is a charming halo of deep blye French-cut sapphires. In addition, smaller old European-cut diamonds adorn the shoulders. Finally, fine milgrain borders emphasize the halo and center stone
5. Cairns Ring
The Cairns ring is certainly perfect for those wanting a charming ring.
The 1.25-carat old European-cut center diamond is emphasized by three leaf-shaped diamonds along each of the shoulders. What’s more, fine milgrain borders each leaf accent, further elevating this elegant ring. Then, the unique four-pronged setting makes the ring center appear bigger while visually slimming the fingers. Finally, although the triple-wire shank style band is delicate, the hand-made mounting features bold curves.
6. Tomar Ring
Up next is another sapphire-diamond ring for those seeking this lovely contrast of colors. The Tomar ring features a 1.20-carat elongated cushion-cut center sapphire with a breathtaking blue color. The face of the ring extends above and below in the form of three diamond-adorned columns with a vertical offset. The total diamond weight of this platinum ring is approximately 0.60 carats.
7. Sydney Ring
If you liked the Cairns ring earlier on the list, then you’ll surely also like its 18k yellow gold counterpart. The Sydney Ring features a 1.16-carat center diamond with J color and VS2 clarity. The familiar leaf motif shoulders return, displaying three diamond-set leaves. Finally, the triple-wire shank is subtle and delicate, as the 18k yellow gold is an effective detail in its own right.
8. Brighton Ring
Celebrating a once-in-a-lifetime love story deserves nothing less than a one-of-a-kind ring; and old mine-cut diamonds will give you just that, as they were cut individually by hand. If you choose the Brighton ring, then you can be sure there’s no other ring like it.
This antique 1.25-carat diamond was cut circa 1915 and is graded as J color and VS2 clarity, making it a stunning centerpiece. What’s more, it’s set in a handcrafted platinum mounting surrounded by a round diamond halo. The diamonds certainly don’t stop there—they also adorn the shoulders, connecting the delicate halo to the elegant triple-wire shank.
9. Hyde Ring
No, you’re not experiencing déjà vu; the 18k rose gold Hyde ring has an 18k yellow gold sibling earlier on this list (the Sydney ring). A testament to the popularity and success of this design, we do indeed feature multiple rings similar to the Sydney ring, but with subtle differences for those who know exactly what they want.
This tried and true design features charming leaf-motif shoulders displaying three diamond-set leaves on each side. What’s more, the stunning 1.18-carat center stone is held in the perfect four-prong setting. Not only do the prongs have an interesting shape which compliments the leaf motif, but they also feature an exposed design that displays the diamond more prominently.
10. Ridgefield Ring
The striking Ridgefield ring features an octagonal old European-cut diamond in the center, weighing approximately 1.10 carats. A halo of old European-cut diamonds surrounds the center stone and is emphasized by fine milgrain. What’s more, the platinum band ends with diamond-adorned shoulders. Finally, the under-gallery offers a spectacular display of eye-catching patterns.
11. Eura Ring
Floral-inspired engagement rings can add another element of romance and charm to any proposal, and the delicate Eura ring is here to demonstrate that.
The stunning 1.21-carat center diamond was cut circa 1920 and has K color and VS2 clarity grades. Additionally, surrounding the center stone is a 12-diamond floral halo decorated with fine milgrain. Finally, the sides feature arch-like openwork that seamlessly integrates the tasteful platinum shank.
12. Marino Ring
While there’s nothing wrong with lavish engagement rings, some brides might prefer something more understated and delicate. If your significant other fits in this category, consider choosing the Marino ring.
This stunning platinum engagement ring features a 1.10-carat cushion-cut center diamond with impressive G color and SI1 clarity. An elegant diamond halo surrounds the center stone, while the tapered shoulders host additional small diamonds. What’s more, the prominent shoulders connect the center stone to the triple-wire shank. Finally, the Marino ring is a low-profile ring, making it convenient for everyday wear.
13. Fontana Ring
The Fontana ring is here to represent the Art Deco era with its bold geometric design. Handcrafted in platinum circa 1925, this antique ring features a 1.78-carat old European-cut center diamond. Additional diamonds adorn the unique metalwork surrounding the center stone and total approximately 0.21 carats. If your bride has an artistic inclination, then she may appreciate the special design of this ring.
14. Springdale Ring
The exquisite Springdale ring checks all the boxes for a timelessly romantic piece. It features the always-trendy combination of 18k yellow gold and sparkling diamonds.
The 1.30-carat cushion-cut center diamond is surrounded by a 14-stone halo of old mine-cut diamonds. The center diamond and the halo form a beautiful floral shape that sits atop an elegant triple-wire shank. We can’t talk about this ring without mentioning the dazzling kite-shaped shoulders adorned with additional diamonds.
15. Elverson Ring
If you’re interested in Art Deco era ring, then the Elverson ring should definitely be on your radar.
Handcrafted in platinum circa 1920, this captivating antique ring features a 1.27-carat old European-cut diamond certified by the GIA. On each side a marquise bezel displays an additional diamond, while the ring itself has an overall marquise shape as well. Additional diamonds are set along the perimeter of the ring, while the gallery displays some alluring metalwork to complete this rings look.
16. Westfield Ring
If your better half can’t decide between diamonds and emeralds for her engagement ring, then we have great news. There’s no need to choose, as the Westfield ring combines these two rare stones.
Inspired by the Art Deco era, as is evident in its extravagant geometrical setting, this ring features a 1.17-carat center diamond. A uniquely shaped diamond halo envelopes the ring’s face and continues on the shoulders, while three vibrant bullet-shaped emeralds sit on each side of the center diamond. Finally, the ring’s unique east-west setting makes it flattering on wider fingers.
17. Fenton Ring
The stylish Fenton ring is what you get when the classic meets the modern. The ring’s design and bezel setting make it one of the most popular choices for engagement rings.
The 1.25-carat old European-cut center diamond is nestled in a delicate platinum mounting. This lovely diamond has been graded as H color and VS2 clarity. The round diamond halo is no less impressive; it features similar but smaller diamonds that can also be found on the ring’s shoulders, three on each side. The Fenton ring’s size is perfect for those with long, slender fingers.
18. Mildred Ring
If you’re looking for a delicate Retro ring, then consider the charming Mildred ring. This two-tone vintage ring is the perfect choice for brides wanting a more discrete engagement ring that still has an alluring design.
Handcrafted in 14k white gold on 14k yellow gold circa 1940, the Mildred ring features a 1.26-carat old European-cut center diamond set in prongs. The two-tone mounting is where this ring truly stands out and the fine milgrain perfectly highlights this aspect. In addition, the shoulders are an attraction on their own, sporting striking bullet-shaped bezels.
19. Portimão Ring
Yet another stunning sapphire-diamond ring, the Portimão is a perfect alternative for those who loved the Tomar ring above but wanted something a bit more exciting.
Indeed the two rings share a similar overall design, but the subtle differences certainly have a big impact. Here the three rows extending above and below the sapphire branch out to the sides more whereas on the Tomar they begin wider at the base and extend in a more inward fashion. Additionally, this ring features a few more diamonds as well as some clever openwork.
The 1.15-carat elongated cushion-cut sapphire is complimented by 0.77 carats-worth of diamonds along the shoulders and face.
20. Metz Ring
Although a popular choice, the Retro-era engagement rings are a rare find. If your significant other is fond of this era, the Metz ring might be your best choice.
Handcrafted in 18k white gold circa 1940, this striking French ring features is a timeless classic. The rare colorless center diamond weighs approximately 1.42 carats and is graded as E color and SI1 clarity.
What’s more, additional diamonds decorate the shoulders and surrounde the center stone. Finally, the prongs themselves are also worth mentioning as they provide an exposed high setting, allowing the gorgeous diamond to be appreciated from all angles.
21. Wentworth Ring
For those wanting a charming and delicate ring, there’s not a more perfect choice than the floral halo Wentworth ring. Handcrafted in platinum circa 1900, this French Edwardian era ring features a total diamond weight of 1.10 carats while color and clarity grades vary in the H-I and VS2-VS1 ranges respectively. The dainty shank is unadorned, allowing for the delicate charm of this ring to be unopposed.
22. Trieste Ring
If you’re looking for a bold ring with dazzling embellishments, then the Trieste is definitely one to keep in mind. Handcrafted in platinum circa 1920, this Art Deco piece features a wide rounded design akin to a stretched dome.
The center stone is a stunning old mine-cut diamond weighing approximately 1.38 carats, while all other visible parts of the ring are embellished in one way or another. There are diamond-set ribbons that extend diagonally and cross at the shoulders as well as various openwork designs, fine milgrain, and hand engravings.
23. Sulham Ring
There are only four classified precious gemstones in the world — diamond, ruby, sapphire, and emerald. What can be better than having one of these unique stones in an engagement ring? The answer is having two. Meet the Sulham ring, a master class in beauty and elegance.
The antique 1.30-carat cushion-cut center diamond is at the center of this mesmerizing ring, while a prominent square-shaped bezel surrounds the diamond with emeralds. Additionally, three smaller diamonds are set on each shoulder, balancing the overall design. The dazzling array of emeralds is all this ring needs to stand out, so the platinum band was kept minimal and sleek.
24. Volos Ring
If dainty and delicate have been keywords in your search, then the Volos ring should have your attention.
While delicate and dainty are certainly perfect terms to describe this ring, it is no less luxurious and breathtaking. The shank is completely covered in intricate engravings, the stones are bordered by fine milgrain, and the shoulders feature a unique design. The three diamonds total 1.33 carats and the center stone is set in a square bezel, while the flanking stones are set in circular ones.
25. Auburndale Ring
Brides who love the combination of diamonds and emeralds will adore the splendid Auburndale ring. The ring features a 1.16-carat old European-cut center diamond surrounded by a halo of bright emeralds. What’s more, fine milgrain borders both sides of the halo providing emphasis on the diamond and halo. Finally, the under-gallery is decorated with delicate arch-motif openwork.
26. Rankwell Ring
Handcrafted in platinum circa 1930, the Rankwell is yet another Art Deco ring here to demonstrate another intriguing design from the era. The main focus is on a 1.07-carat cernter diamond with impressive I color and SI2 clarity held in an unobtrusive four-prong setting. The intrigue of this ring however is certainly owed chiefly to the fantastic three-row shoulders adorned with additional diamonds.
27. Monaco Ring
For an energetic floral diamond cluster, check out the Monaco ring. The 1.12-carat old European-cut center diamond has K color, VS2 clarity, and is set in prongs. Surrounding the center stone, a striking cluster of additional old European-cut diamonds adds 0.60 carats and greatly elevates the ring’s sparkle factor. Finally, the mounting is platinum on 18k yellow gold.
28. Carlyle Ring
The absolutely stunning Carlyle ring is a perfect representative of the wonderful yellow gold and diamonds combination.
The 1.16-carat antique cushion-cut center diamond had J color and VS2 clarity. Meanwhile, the surrounding halo features many additional smaller old European-cut diamonds. These two elements are further enhanced and given their own space to shine due to the subtle open space between them. Finally, this 18k yellow gold ring features a triple-wire shank and an elegant openwork undergallery.
29. Whitfield Ring
The Whitfield ring is our Art Deco pick for those who want the unique design elements of the era, but in a more toned down overall package.
Handcrafted in platinum circa 1920, this antique piece features a 1.25-carat old European-cut center diamond set in prongs. The ring had a high profile and takes full advantage of the extra space. Detailed hand engravings decorate the entire ring while the shoulders features subtle openwork and the gallery displays three additional diamonds on each side.
30. Montville Ring
Wrapping up our list is one of our favorite rings utilizing the ever-popular halo style.
The charming Montville ring features a 1.00-carat old European-cut center diamond with J color and VS2 clarity. Then, the surrounding halo of old mine-cut diamonds provides additional sparkle and luxury. What’s more, fine milgrain borders as well as a subtle gap help emphasize and distinguish the halo and center stone. Finally, the total diamond weight of this ring 1.22 carats.
Talk to a Jewelry Expert
Finding the perfect engagement ring can be challenging. However, if you’ve already decided on the ring’s approximate weight, then you’re much closer to your goal. Hopefully, our list of the top 30 1.20-carat diamond rings will help you find the perfect one for you. If you still feel a bit lost, have any questions, or are interested in any rings from our list, then don’t hesitate to contact us by using the form below.