Vintage ring centering a round-shaped sapphire, approx. 2.50 carats with GIA stating it is unheated from Madagascar. Surrounded by 13 old-European-cut diamonds of .85 carat. Set in millegrain platinum. Center: 14.1mm, band: 1.6mm. Circa 1930.
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.