Antique cluster engagement ring centered with an oval shaped ruby of approximately .90 carats surrounded with 12 old European cut diamonds of approximately .40 carats in platinum and 14k yellow gold. Engraved L.M.J. 12-25-10. Circa 1890. View video of this ring here!
The red of this ruby is strong and bright, while the mounting is sweetly feminine. The initials and date are beautifully inscribed.
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.