Fashioned with botanical stylings in mind, the crown of this engagement ring is reminiscent to that of a blooming flower with its petal-like halo, and seamless transition into the diamond band. This ring is part of the “150 Cut” collection by Maple Leaf Diamonds that paid celebration to Canada’s 150th birthday, featuring an impossibly sparkly centre stone that bears one hundred fifty facets for the utmost of light reflection, all set into Pure White 18k (14% Palladium) nickel-free gold.
The pistil of this blossom measures at 5.85 x 5.80 x 3.60 and weighs 0.74ct. This ethically sourced and mined Canadian round brilliant cut is graded with a stunning VS-1 clarity, G-H colour, and an Excellent quality cut. Being a Canadian diamond, the girdle is laser inscribed with a unique serial number for authentication and tracking purposes. This number matches the provided documentation and can be cross referenced on (https://mapleleafdiamonds.com/tracking). It was also initially weighed and graded prior to being set by GS Laboratories (http://certificate.gslaboratories.com).
The halo making up the petals that are separated by shoots of high polished white gold, encompassing the incredible centre, is compiled of twelve round brilliant cut natural diamonds. An additional two round brilliant cut diamonds are embedded on either side of crowns profile for a little extra bling, while the remaining diamonds are claw-set into the ceiling of the foundation.
A total of thirty round brilliant cut diamonds have been used to adorn this piece, with approximate measurements ranging from 2.20 to 1.40mm., an approximate total weight of 0.80ct., and qualities by gauge of VS to SI clarity, G-H colour, and Very Good quality cut.
This True North beauty is currently sized at a 6.5.
Certificates of Origin and Evaluation are provided by Maple Leaf Diamonds and GS Laboratories with a “replacement value” of $16,900.00.
Canadian diamond and gold mines have some of the strictest regulations when it comes down to ethical and environmental standards, ensuring that our ecosystems, environment and the people employed within these companies are taken care of. We believe in the social justice for Indigenous Canadian’s and support strong labour laws to ensure these workers, within the mines and surrounding areas, are treated well, paid well, and are protected by their Unions.
Here at Barry’s, we work very closely with Maple Leaf Diamonds because their Green Initiative aligns with our own. All their products, gold and diamonds alike, are ethically sourced and environmentally sound right here in Canada. In tandem with their product, we know that their employees are being respected and their hard work honoured."