Antique ring centering upon an oval cabochon opal of approximately 4.00 carats, with a round diamond halo surround graduating diamonds on the shoulders for an approximate 1.00 carat. set in millegrain-set 14K yellow gold. Signed J.E.C. and Co. Center: 17 x 15.1mm, shank: 1.8 - 3-8mm. Circa 1915. View video of this beauty.
Opals have always been a gem of intrigue and allure, and this J.E. Caldwell Edwardian ring is no exception.
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.