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22/03/2016 11:55 GMT

See 100 Years Of Engagement Ring Trends In Less Than Three Minutes

From art deco designs, to rings popular with modern day brides.

The latest installment in the '100 years of...' video series is here and this time it's wedding themed.

Join Mode as they recap a century's worth of engagement ring styles with jeweller Peter Jon Shemonsky.

From art deco designs, to rings popular with modern day brides, take a look at some of the most stunning designs from the past 100 years.

1900 to 1920s: The lacy white on white look becomes the benchmark in the style of jewellery of the Edwardian period.

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1930 to 1940s: The introduction of white gold in the late 1920s sees it become the popular metal of the period.

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1950s to 1960s: This period saw an increased interest in fancy shaped diamonds, - emerald-cut, pear, marquise and heart shaped rocks, - with platinum becoming the preferred metal of choice.

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1970s to1980s: The period was all about the 'gold' set with round or fancy shaped diamonds with channel set mountings and accompanying wedding bands.

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2000 to 2010: The 'princess-cut' becomes the preferred fancy shaped diamond of the period.

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2010-2015: - The 'halo' mounting becomes the preferred engagement mounting with an increased demand for fancy coloured diamonds.

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