Antique Victorian navette-shaped ring centering approx. a 0.45 carat old-mine cushion diamond, flanked by approx. a 0.20 carat old-European and 0.02 carat rose-cut diamonds. Surrounded by turquoise beads and seed pearls. 18k yellow gold. Center: 23 x 11.2mm, band: 1.3 - 2.2mm. Circa 1890
A sweet Victorian statement ring set with a trio of old-mine cushion-cut diamonds that have very strong brilliance for their size!
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.