Tanzanite Necklace

Tanzanite is blue gemstone with violet highlights. It is a relatively new gemstone, discovered in 1967 in Tanzania, near Mout Kilimanjaro. The best color (seen here) has a deep blue hue, with violet undertones. It is a soft gemstone, so we don't...

Posted on Oct 25, 2018

Our First Pearl Engagement Ring -CAD Concept to Finish

In 42 years, this is my first time I've made a Pearl Engagement Ring. The pictures on the left are the CAD (computer-aided design) concept to finished execution of the platinum pearl engagement ring. We thought it turned out great. We always...

Posted on Oct 22, 2018

New Ring - Old Diamonds

Our client came to us with some old rings from her family. They all had different size marquise shaped diamonds. They were all out-of-date and she wanted to create a unified, new look in rose gold. Here is the result. None of the diamonds are...

Posted on Oct 22, 2018

Seeing Double?

Here's the story...one of these rings was inherited by his two children and both wanted Dad's diamond ring. The solution...duplicate the ring and flip a coin. The ring turned out so well, I gave it to one of my partners and asked them to pick out...

Posted on Oct 19, 2018

Pear-Shaped Bridal Set with Custom-Fitted Wedding Band

This design, created for a client features a pear-shaped diamond in yellow gold. The center is enveloped with 8 prongs (very unusual) for style purposes, not necessarily for the security of the center diamond. The fitted wedding band is set with a...

Posted on Oct 17, 2018

The Much-Maligned Pear

Many people look at them as an old-fashioned cut. Some people refer to them as a teardrop or raindrop shape. I think they have a classic look, especially on diamond earrings and diamond pendants. However, the real style winner is a classic pear...

Posted on Oct 11, 2018

Matchy Match is Overrated

Most of the time, couples want everything to line up perfectly, and we understand that. But more and more often, the bride doesn't have to have everything looking the same. She might like one style for her engagement ring and another style for the...

Posted on Sep 4, 2018