Antique ring centering a 1.11 carat rose-cut diamond with GIA stating its F color, I1 clarity. Bezel-set in 14k yellow gold with engraving on the shoulders. Center: 10mm, band: 1.6 - 3.2mm. Circa 1860.
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.