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Custom Antique Cut Diamond Ring in Gold

You said your prayers every single night, then you shut your eyes and dreamed your prayer to life. Everyday it was like this. Rinse and repeat. One day your prayer lay down beside you, in your arms, in the nook of your body. The prayer you lived on, it became your life. No longer in your dreams.

Details

  • 18 karat yellow, rose or white gold
  • Our signature ethical gold: mercury-free and mined by indigenous women who are paid more than the international gold price
  • Genuine diamond of your choice from traceable origin
  • April birthstone
  • A fully customized piece
  • Made to order in 8 to 12 weeks

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Custom Antique Cut Diamond Ring in Gold

Design your antique cut diamond engagement ring or self love ring.

Antique cut diamonds are those using cutting techniques from before the 1930s. Think cut by hand rather than machines. Larger, more asymmetrical facets than the brilliant cut diamond, so the diamonds glow like a candle more than a fire.

The old mine cut dates back to the 1700s. An old mine cut diamond typically has a large culet, deep pavilion, small table, and a high crown. In terms of shape, the modern cushion cut comes closest to it.

The old European cut (OEC) resembles the modern brilliant cut diamond with its round shape. It differs from the brilliant cut diamond with it’s open culet, deep pavilion, small table and tall crown.

Whether an old mine cut diamond or old Euro cut diamond, choose an antique cut diamond that speaks to you and let's get started!

We’re making this for you, from scratch

Your custom antique cut diamond ring will be made to order with the antique cut diamond of your choice in around 8 to 12 weeks. You'll receive a photo before we ship it out. The price is for one finished ring in 18 karat eco gold.

Since your antique cut diamond ring will be made especially for you, we don’t accept returns on custom orders. You can read our return policy here.

Your custom ring design

Metal

You can choose from 18 karat yellow gold, rose gold or white gold. We use 18 karat ethical gold, which is mined and processed with traditional, mercury free, low impact practices by indigenous Dayak women in Central Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, who receive fair pay. Our 18 karat white gold is alloyed with palladium. This white gold has a warm gray color. If you prefer that white metal look, we recommend adding rhodium plating for $50.


Ring size

We use US ring sizes.

Setting

You can choose between a bezel setting, which has the gold all the way around the stone and a prong setting, where small claws hold the stone. Not sure which setting is right for you? Compare bezel vs prong setting here.


Diamonds in band

Want to add some extra sparkle? Pave diamonds in the ring band can really elevate the look of your ring. Choose between salt and pepper diamonds (the rebellious budget option) or white diamonds (G-H color, SI clarity).

Engraving is on us

We offer complimentary engraving on the inside of your ring to personalize it even more. Our team will reach out to you after your purchase for details.

Conflict free diamonds

The diamonds used in this jewelry have been purchased from legitimate sources not involved in funding conflict and in compliance with United Nations resolutions. Based on personal knowledge and/or written guarantees provided by the supplier of these diamonds they are conflict free and mined in accordance with the Kimberley Process.

Gardens of the Sun goes beyond conflict free. Since our sourcing policy came into effect in November 2018 we only purchase diamonds from known origins. We avoid sourcing diamonds from Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Russia (last purchased in 2019), Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe.

Is it an engagement ring?

Are you planning on using this as an engagement ring? Ask us to keep the exact measurements of your diamond. This way, if you decide to also get a wedding band or nesting band from us, we can help make sure it fits perfectly.

Need any help?

Want advice on which stone to choose, some guidance with the design or a mock-up before taking the plunge? Our customer happiness team is pretty awesome! Contact them for help.

Any special requests for your ring band, stone angle or prong placement? Write them down in the box at checkout.

Antique cut diamonds for you to choose from

  • AOC5 - 0.74 ct old European cut diamond from Kalimantan, Indonesia. The cut is between an old Euro cut and modern round brilliant cut, with a slightly wonky shape and large culet. Ethically sourced from artisanal diamond miners in Indonesian Borneo. Graded as fancy brown color, SI2 clarity and fair cut grade. One pit on the girdle, which would be covered with a bezel setting. Measures 5.4 x 5.4 x 3.6 mm. Comes with a diamond certificate from SKGL, a women-owned lab in South Kalimantan, graded by a female GIA graduate gemologist.
  • AOC6 - 0.35 ct antique pear cut diamond. Mined by artisanal diamond miners in Indonesian Borneo, and cut by an independent diamond cutter in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. This antique cut pear diamond is shallow like a rose cut diamond, with a large culet, and slightly lopsided. It’s elongated shape gives it nice finger coverage for the weight. Measures 5.9 x 3.6 x 1.9 mm. 
  • AOC7 - 0.11 ct single cut white diamond with a large culet. Ethically sourced from artisanal diamond miners in Indonesian Borneo, and cut by an independent diamond cutter in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. Comes with diamond memo from SKGL, a women-owned lab in South Kalimantan, graded by a female GIA graduate gemologist. Graded as faint yellow (L) and very slightly included (VS2 quality). Measures 3.27 x 3.24 x 1.28 mm. A magical window to peer at the world through. A filter to see the rainbow sweep of colors in the sky, and the joyful skips of raindrops landing around you.
  • AOC8 - 0.24 ct wonky rectangular antique cut diamond with black pepper inclusions. Responsibly sourced from artisanal Indonesian diamond miners in Indonesian Borneo, and cut by hand by an independent diamond cutter in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. Measures 3.5 x 2.5 x 2.8 mm.
  • AOC9 - 0.15 ct small brown rectangular diamond. Responsibly sourced from artisanal Indonesian diamond miners in Indonesian Borneo, and cut by hand by an independent diamond cutter in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. Measures 3.0 x 2.5 x 2.2 mm.
  • AOC10 - 0.24 ct wonky antique cut diamond with a rectangular shape and black pepper inclusions. High table and deep pavilion. Ethically sourced from artisanal Indonesian diamond miners in Indonesian Borneo, and cut by hand by an independent diamond cutter in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. Measures 3.5 x 2.8 x 2.8 mm.
  • AOC11 - 0.14 ct champagne colored hand cut diamond. Low table and deep pavilion. Responsibly sourced from artisanal Indonesian diamond miners in Indonesian Borneo, and cut by hand by an independent diamond cutter in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. Measures 2.6 x 2.9 x 2.4 mm.
  • AOC12 - 0.22 ct cut little yellow diamond with high table, deep pavilion and large culet so typical of antique cut diamonds. Responsibly sourced from artisanal Indonesian diamond miners in Indonesian Borneo, and cut by hand by an independent diamond cutter in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. Measures 3.6 x 2.6 x 2.4 mm.

Customer Reviews

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Jenna S. (Georgia, United States)
Best experience EVER

This was the best experience I’ve ever had buying jewelry. The customer service is IMMACULATE! They even offered to hold my ring while I went on a trip to make sure it arrived while I was home.

Then we get to the ring and it is even more gorgeous than I could have imagined. The quality is immaculate. The ring box is beautiful and it includes a tiny flower which is the best little touch!! I will absolutely be purchasing more from Gardens of the Sun

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Cassandra O. (Quebec, Canada)
Perfection

Your team treated me like family and gave me a wonderful experience, my engagement ring is better than I could ever imagine because of you guys I'm so grateful xx

Cassandra

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Ciara R. (Nevada, United States)
The perfect engagement ring!

My fiancé and I picked out my engagement ring from Gardens of the Sun and I couldn’t be happier with it. The process of picking out the stone, setting and band was so much fun, and the team at Gardens of the Sun was so helpful in sending pictures and mock-ups! I’ve received so many compliments on my ring, and it’s so beautiful and unique!

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Heléne (Kronoberg County, Sweden)
Easy process and good advice

I have only the best to say about the company and the special piece for myself that I created with them. It is every bit so special and beautyful as I could hope and expect. And the customer-service is flawless with quick and easy contacts and good advice (especially since I got second thoughts about wich size to choose).