Antique ring centering a 3.04 old-mine cushion-cut with GIA stating it is I color, SI2 clarity. In a surround of 16 additional old-miners and shoulders, approx. 1.30 carats, set in gold. With French exportation mark. Circa 1870. View video of this ring here
An absolutely yummy and chunky old-mine cushion cut diamond checks all the boxes. The bold side singular side stones brings next level elegance.
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.