Vintage Art Deco engagement ring collet-set with an old European-cut diamond weighing approximately 1.71 carats with GIA certificate stating the diamond is J color/SI2 clarity, within an openwork scalloped frame of rose-cut diamonds. Set in platinum topped gold. Circa 1915. View video.
The openwork pierced platinum surround framing the 1.71 carat diamond creates a graceful look of femininity.
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.