Edwardian engagement ring set with a 1.06 carat old European-cut diamond with GIA certificate stating the diamond is I color/VS2 clarity. Within an old European and single-cut diamond filigree mount. Set in platinum. Circa 1915. View video of this ring here.
The combination of romantic filigree detail and Art Deco foretelling triangle motifs make this a very special mount.
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.