Antique and Vintage Diamond Rings

Some of the first-known diamonds were discovered in India around the 4th century BCE. While revered for their strength, these ancient diamonds, which are formed when carbon has been subjected to extremely high pressures and temperatures, were kept and traded as unpolished stones. After the basic table cut was developed in the Medieval era, jewelers began devising more complicated faceted cuts to showcase a diamond’s brilliance, which is a...Continue Reading