Art Nouveau 2.08 Carat Old European Cut Diamond Gold Engagement Ring$ 16,000
Antique ring centering upon an old European-cut diamond of 2.08 carats with GIA report stating that it is O-P color/SI1 clarity. Flanked by 5 smaller old European-cut diamonds on each shoulder. Mounted in 14k yellow gold with scroll motif. Inscribed F.T.F. to P.F.C. June 13, 1899. Circa 1905. View video of this ring
The Art Nouveau style dating 1890 to 1910 features organic and sinuous lines among other motifs.
Diamond and gold mining has caused devastation in areas such as Africa, wreaking havoc on delicate ecosystems and communities. Choosing to go vintage, you are eliminating the need for more mining and lessening the demand for new diamonds.