A Drop of Dew, Reinterpreted

K's husband gave her a promise ring when they started dating, more than 30 years ago. The pearl had fallen off quite some time ago and she had found a new pearl. The new pearl was larger than the original pearl, and the ring was starting to seem a little too thin and delicate so... Continue Reading →

Redesigning Diamond Rings

C needed to repair her engagement ring and also wanted to redesign her wedding ring so that it would sit nicely next to the engagement ring. We made the wedding ring with a slight curve and chose a different type of claws for the Diamonds, so that the ring would look more delicate. Sketch of... Continue Reading →

Redesigning Inherited Jewellery

When redesigning jewellery that has been inherited from dear family members, we often try to see if there are any elements from the original design that could remain intact or be incorporated into a new design. Old Jewellery holds sentimental value, and it is quite special to be able to bring forward something from the... Continue Reading →

Family Diamonds for Wedding

F wanted to use his father's old wedding ring as his own, so we resized it to fit him and made a matching ring for his wife-to-be, C. Classic, plain wedding rings in Rose Gold, made to follow the groom's inherited ring In addition to the plain wedding bands, C&F wanted to make a ring... Continue Reading →

Wedding Ring in the Wash…

KH came to us with his wedding ring in pieces - several pieces! His ring had accidentally gone with his clothes through a whole washing and he had to open up the machine to get all the pieces back. From our reconstruction, it seems he did a really good job! He even found the Diamond... Continue Reading →

Figuring Out Your Dreams

The great thing about custom designing is that your options are endless. But this can also be the most difficult part of the custom making process, because you need to narrow your options down to make a decision. Some people have a very clear idea of what they like - and others have a wider... Continue Reading →

A repair that lead to a second proposal

We recently repaired a ring that had a broken claw and the customers were so pleased that they wrote a blog post about their experience. Thank you for the nice comments, A&W. We wanted to share it here, because it also explains the process clearly. Following excerpt is re-published with permission from A&W - The Couple... Continue Reading →

How We Do It: Redesign

Many of you own jewellery that you would like to change the design of, but are not sure how to go about it. The process will of course depend on your ideas, your existing items, what we can come up with, etc. But here is an example of the process, so you better know what to expect. Before... Continue Reading →

Inherited Diamond for Engagement Ring

L brought us a ring that had belonged to his Oma (grandmother) that he wanted to set into a ring design that would better suit his future wife. From the start, we had to throw tradition out the window, as he wanted a ring that was curved around the finger, but did not join on top. The continuous circle of a ring... Continue Reading →

Redesign – the Diamond Edition

We often redesign jewellery that people have been given and don't like the design of. Sometimes it is not just about look but also about function and practicality. 1. Diamonds not in proportion to the centrepiece or the ring as a whole C came to us with a ring that she had recently made with a jeweller... Continue Reading →

Emerald Necklace – From Dressy to Classy

Ivy had an old Emerald necklace that she wanted refreshed. The necklace was set on an Omega chain with Diamonds surrounding each Emerald in a classic, yet old fashioned way. The necklace was also a bit too dressy to wear frequently. Old Emerald and Diamond necklace with sketch of the refreshed design.  We saw the potential in keeping the Omega... Continue Reading →

Anniversary Necklace

Lesley brought an old ring in for resetting. Using her existing Diamonds, we redesigned them into this playful, asymmetrical ring. She was very happy with the look of her ring - modern and fun, with the Unplated White Gold highlighting the Diamonds even better than her old ring. Recently, her husband came in to make an Anniversary present, and... Continue Reading →

Traditional turns Fresh

You probably have some jewellery at home that was given to you by a family member or older relative. Chances are, you think that you will never wear them, because they were made when the fashion was different. Here is an example of a traditional type or earrings that got a fresh new look, by making... Continue Reading →

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