Designing Four Different Gemstone Rings

Sometimes a project starts like this: Four gemstones in different shapes and colours, a couple of old earrings and a blank sheet of paper. Gemstones and a blank sheet of paper. And so the ideas begin. When custom designing jewellery, the possibilities are endless! So working with existing stones sets some limits, which can actually... Continue Reading →

Family Diamonds for Engagement Rings

Isn’t it wonderful to see jewellery passed down through the family? These engagement rings make use of diamonds that were already in the family. Before: This wasn’t a bad looking ring, but M wanted an engagement ring that was as slim as possible, so even this band was too wide. After: Gorgeous and delicate with... Continue Reading →

Before and After: Transformations

It can be difficult to spot the potential in some old jewellery items, even when they are set with beautiful diamonds or gemstones, because an old-fashioned design sometimes hides all the beauty. Following are a few items that went through a full transformation. It is hard to imagine the results when you see the old... Continue Reading →

Can Platinum Rings be Resized?

Tiffany’s and other international jewellers have long been making their rings in Platinum. But when the popularity of online Diamond buying increased, so did the need for Platinum rings to be resized. Platinum as a material can be resized, but it requires a craftsman who is familiar with it. Platinum requires much higher temperatures than... Continue Reading →

Celebrating the Birth of a Child

A couple of years ago, Angie had a necklace shortened with us. We removed several diamonds to make her necklace the right length. Using the removed diamonds, we made a pendant and a pair of earrings. But even after making those two items, there were a few diamonds left, so she kept them to use... Continue Reading →

A Danish Anniversary Tradition

Here’s a lovely tradition that we hadn’t heard of before! In Denmark people celebrate 12.5 years of marriage. Being the halfway mark to 25, it sure is a reason to celebrate. M brought his and his wife’s rings to us, to build a thin ring to join onto their existing rings. These new rings, which... Continue Reading →

It Feels Like Magic

We are in the business of magic. At least that’s how it feels sometimes. A few lines on a piece of paper can become a sparkly ring for you to propose with, an old-fashioned bracelet can be transformed into your most loved possession. At first, a design has to come alive in our minds as... Continue Reading →

It Takes Two… to Design

We can only be as daring as our customers. It takes a customer who is open to an unusual design, for us to be able to make it. We can sketch and suggest wild options, but they only become jewellery if the customer wants to wear it. This customer was very open to suggestions. She... Continue Reading →

Redesign: East Meets West

S and her mother-in-law brought in a pair of old bangles - whose history they could trace back through the family to 1880s India - together with a ring that has been worn for generations by the European side of the family. She wanted to combine the two into one item that could show the... Continue Reading →

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