Antique ring centering a cluster of 1 center old European-cut and 8 old-mine diamonds of approximately .52 carat total, with a calibré-cut ruby surround. Mounted in gold and platinum. With French exportation marks for 18k gold. Center: 13mm, shank: 1.2mm. Circa 1915.
Diamonds and rubies make an elegant and romantic coupling on this exquisitely crafted Edwardian treasure.
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.