Every Old Hollywood Star Had This in Common


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Old Hollywood stars—there isn’t anything quite like them. They were masters of glamour and elegance and are still what we think of when it comes to the epitome of chic, and their engagement rings are no exception. Curious to see the styles of some of the most iconic starlets, we did some digging to unearth photos of their rings, and what we found was interesting.

While there are some exceptions, almost every Old Hollywood engagement ring we found was a diamond version—including everyone from Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe to Rita Hayworth and Lucille Ball. Perhaps this is why the style is still such a classic staple today. While modern engagement rings have become less traditional and more creative, diamonds will always be in style.

Keep reading to see photos of some of the most iconic Old Hollywood engagement rings and then shop for our favorite styles inspired by their classic rings.