Antique ring centering a GIA certified natural unheated Cambodian oval sapphire of approximately .60 carats. In a substantial surround of old-mine round diamonds of approximately .40 carats in platinum and 18k gold. Stamps from when it was imported into France. Circa 1915.
A natural, unheated sapphire is rare and always desirable! This one is securely nestled within a beautiful bicolor Belle Epoque setting.
Diamond and gold mining has caused devastation in places 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.