Vintage Georgian mourning ring made in 18k yellow gold. Centered with a crystal encasing a small skull illustration and white enamel that reads James Pitts Jr., 11 Jan 1772 at 31. Circa 1772.
This ring features many of the classic mourning ring motifs: skulls, enamel and details about the deceased.
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.