It was a search for love, purpose, happiness – and you ventured far and wide. You looked high and low. Until finally you gave up and crumpled with defeat. But something caught you, something saved you. It was your own embrace, the one that awaits with open arms. Always ready to break your fall.
18 karat yellow gold, mined with traditional and low impact practices by indigenous Dayak women in Central Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, who receive fair pay
0.54 ct pentagon cut diamond from South Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, comes with a certificate from the government owned LPSB lab
This ring holds just one stone and it's a very special one. It has a modern pentagon cut. I could see it symbolize a house, a home, the foundation of your life together.
According to the accompanying diamond certificate:
Weighs 0.54 ct
Measures 6.47 x 4.45 x 2.49 mm
Cut grade is good with good symmetry and polish
Clarity is SI2 with noticeable inclusions: natural, feather and crystal
Color grade is near colorless (I) with strong blue fluorescence (LW)
What do we mean when we say that this was diamond ethically sourced? Rarely will you know where your diamond comes from, as they're traded in large batches and mixed in the process. For this stone, we personally went to South Kalimantan to visit the diamond mines on the rubber plantations of the locals and met with the cutters. We know that this stone was mined and cut in Indonesian Borneo, where all diamonds are mined and cut on a small scale rather than by large corporations.
The diamond has been securely set in 18 karat gold. This gold was responsibly mined by indigenous Dayak women in Central Kalimantan, who receive a 20% premium for their gold in exchange for using low impact mining techniques that are free of mercury and cyanide.
We only get small batches of this gold, because traditional gold panning means they only get very small particles of gold, which combines into less than a gram a day. Your ring is a true labor of love.
We made this ethical engagement ring or wedding band for the couple who wants a guilt-free ring to symbolize their love.
I dreamed of owning a hexagon diamond ring by Gardens of the Sun, years before my proposal. When it became my time to design my custom set, the team could not have been more helpful in creating a unique piece of wearable art. Maharani suggested a silver wedding band with blue sapphires to compliment my hexagon salt & pepper diamond ring set in gold - and while I had not originally envisioned my gold ring with a silver band, I was truly blown away by the end result! The rings just fit together so perfectly, and compliment each other in the most gorgeous way. I get compliments daily on how beautiful my ring set is! I've never seen another set quite like mine, and I love it even more knowing that it was designed specifically for me. Thank you to the Gardens of the Sun team for creating such a magical, dreamy set of jewelry that I will cherish for a lifetime!!
Two rings, a story, and a lot of heart.
Like every good love story, we wanted our wedding and engagement rings to be unique and true to the love that inspired them. That's a lot to ask of jewelry, and I truly believe that Gardens of the Sun is the only company that could live up to that lofty vision. Friends and family are sick to death of us talking about our rings, but every time I look at my finger I smile, and what kind of value can you place on that? The entire experience was a delight. Thank you GOTS team. We love your impeccable work!
Bec B. (Tennessee, United States)
20 times and counting!
I have been thrilled again! I have bought no less than 20 times from GOTS, and seriously never been disappointed. I've ordered several custom rings and they have been amazing at bringing my dreams to life.
Now we can't believe in that many orders (probably 50 items!) That everything has been perfect? Once, and only once, did I describ my custom ring in an unclear way. For that, I am so thankful that GOTS send a preview photo for your approval before shipping! I saw the photo and realized I explained my concept in a confusing way. After I clarified my dreams (with a drawing) they actually took the ring apart and reset it in the way I had really hoped! Thank you a million times over! For caring about my desires, your quality, your staff, and the planet. I will purchase another 50x without a hesitation!
Vanessa A. (British Columbia, Canada)
My Unique Wedding Ring
I love my custom sapphire ring! The customer service team was very communicative and helpful during the whole process and sent updates along the way. The ring is perfect, very beautiful, very "me" and I love how it turned out. Thank you for my amazing ring, I can't stop staring at it!