Antique ring featuring an approx. 0.30 carat old mine cushion diamond flanked by a pair of old-European cut diamonds of approx. 0.25 each/1.00 total. Set in 18k yellow gold, with sinewy carved flora motif. Center h: 6.4mm, band: 2.2mm. Circa 1905
Similar to its Victorian counterpart, this Art Nouveau version is airier, more feminine and carries more of nature's curvier lines in its motifs.
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.