This Edwardian ring centers on an oval-cut amethyst surrounded by rose-cut diamonds. Set in platinum. With French metal and maker's mark. Circa 1905.
The vivid amethyst would be a perfect engagement ring, step outside the box and be a romantic.
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.