18 Karat Engagement

This ring has a really unusual mounting that holds the center diamond. I think it looks like an artist's conception of a beehive with diamonds. It's not visible from the top view, but the side view really shows off how unique it is. I was worried at...

Platinum Diamond Ring (see video)

This platinum engagement ring has a round brilliant cut diamond in the center, with a halo that isn't round, it's cushioned shaped to complement the rather larger ring with three rows of diamonds. The center row are beautiful baguette diamonds...

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...

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...

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 They were all out-of-date and she wanted to create a unified, new look in rose gold.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...

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...

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...

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...

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...