Antique Victorian ring set with an oval-cut sapphire weighing approximately 1.42 carats. Surrounded by old mine-cut diamonds. Set in 18K yellow gold. Circa 1880. View video of this ring here.
The shoulders on this ring are openwork and leaf design and the sapphire really pops in this yellow gold mount. Learn more about Victorian rings
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.