Vintage ring centering a GIA - G color, SI2 clarity 0.77 carat marquise-cut diamond, 4 single-cut diamonds, approx. 0.04 carat, and flower buds with leaf engraving, platinum. Retrofit to lay flush in front of a wedding band less than 2.7mm. Center h:12.5mm, band: 1.6-2.15mm. Circa 1920.
A marquise-cut often translates larger than its carat size. It's hard to believe this knockout is only .77 carat!
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.