Antique Victorian engagement ring set with an old mine-cut diamond weighing approximately 1.38 carats with EGL certificate stating the diamond is G-H color/SI1 clarity. The band accented by black enamel and engraving. Set in yellow gold. Circa 1890
An unexpected cushion old mine-cut center stone lays brilliantly against the yellow gold setting. Accented with enamel geometric designs, 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.