Antique ring centering a .45 carat old European-cut diamond with GIA stating its G color, VS1 clarity. Set in 14k rose gold with a dark patina, beading, and engraving. Center: 6mm, band: 1.2-2.9mm. Circa 1860.
With gold granules and a floral motif this little beauty is quintessentially Victorian!
Diamond and gold mining has caused devastation in places 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.