What can a Personal Jeweler do for you?

Custom Jewelry Design

Unique custom jewelry designed by
Santa Barbara Personal Jeweler Calla Gold

"Calla Gold is the best! She has been designing jewelry for me for over a decade. Not only is she talented and trustworthy, she is a joyful person to be around!"

- Charla, happy customer

Jewelry Repair

Solving problems for neglected or broken jewelry

“Calla has repaired, made and enhanced many of my rings extremely well. My Wedding Ring now has a special catch that makes it bigger to go over my knuckle. I love it!”

- Dee W.

Engagement Ring Design

Custom engagement rings that express your love

"Calla Gold is my personal jeweler and a friend for life. She really understands her clients...I love my ring more and more every day!"

- Lorrie Thomas

Wedding Ring Design

Custom wedding ring design for a lifetime of love and beauty

Antique Jewelry Restoration

Estate jewelry and inherited jewelry revitalized or reimagined for a new generation

Fine Jewelry For Sale

Wide selection of stylish, classic and unique fine gold and silver jewelry. Call (805) 963-4157 to setup an appointment.

Jewelry Organizing Services

Fall in love again with your existing jewelry collection by organizing it



How Much to Size my Ring? – With Matte Finish and Oxidation

By Calla Gold

diamond and dogs ring

When This Ring Needs Re-Sizing the Dog’s Heads Will Need Their Matte Finish Put Back on to Highlight the Details

How Much Does it Cost to Size My Ring – With Matte Finish and Oxidation?

I often get calls from people with unique rings who ask me for estimates on the ring sizing cost for their ring. It takes a while to run down the laundry list of factors that effect the ring sizing cost that applies to each unique ring.

In this entry of my “Costs of Ring Sizing” series I’ll discuss the ring sizing cost effect of working on rings with matte finish and oxidation finishes. Continue reading →



Gems of Wisdom: Steve Jobs

By Calla Gold


“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like.  Design is how it works.” ~Steve Jobs

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Finger Mate – Jewelry Definition

By Calla Gold


Finger Mated Ring Open and Shut


A Finger Mate shank is hinged with an internal latching mechanism that allows it to expand three to four ring sizes larger when opened so that it can slip easily over larger knuckles.

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