Antique Victorian ring set with an oval-cut ruby weighing approximately 0.50 carats, surrounded by old mine-cut diamonds. Set in yellow gold. Circa 1880.
Bright red rubies like this are not easy to find, then with this beautiful mount of openwork lattice heart design the ring becomes utterly modern, but rooted in Victorian sensibility. Learn more about Victorian rings
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.