Antique Victorian engagement ring set with a Peruzzi cushion cut diamond weighing 1.01 carats with GIA certificate stating the diamond is G color/SI1 clarity. Set in 18K yellow gold. Circa 1890
An unexpected Peruzzi cushion old mine-cut center stone lays brilliantly against the yellow gold setting. This ring is a unique example of a Victorian buttercup ring.
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.