The French Belle Epoque engagement ring centering upon an oval-cut sapphire within a pierced platinum and round diamond surround mount with diamond collet shoulders to the platinum hoop. Circa 1900
The delicate lace like setting and the deep blue sapphire draw us in. Being French and turn of the century places it as Belle Epoque.
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.