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 reallyunderstands 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



Wildly Custom Ring – An Orchid Ring for Robin Story

By Calla Gold

There are Things Like Physics and Rules For Jewelry Design

Once I Saw That Bid Diamond I Was Off and Running, Designing in my Mind

Once I Saw That Big Diamond, I Was Off and Running, Designing in my Mind

I usually design seamless rings, without lots of pokie-uppie elements (technical jeweler’s term) that catch on things—like sweaters, babies, and car doors.

On the other hand, some of the most beautiful, eye-popping, mind-bending designs I’ve ever seen have stuff (another technical jewelry term—don’t worry about it) sticking up all over the place. Like Wayne and Robin’s orchid ring! Continue reading →



Gems of Wisdom: Lucille Ball with a Diamond and Ruby Man’s Ring

By Calla Gold

"Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future." ~ Lucille Ball

“Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.” ~ Lucille Ball

How many of you love Lucy? What does Lucy have to do with Star Trek? I’ll reveal the answer below…

I know  I  love Lucy, Lucille Ball from her iconic role as “Lucy” in the sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show,Here’s Lucy, and Life with Lucy. Continue reading →



Dear Calla – Garbage Disposal Story

By Calla Gold

White Gold Wedding Band After Garbage Disposal Incident

A recent client of mine sent me this ring.

Dear Calla,

It was bound to happen. I took my ring off to do the dishes one too many times. Even though it’s like closing the barn door after the horse escapes, I’ve finally bought one those little ring dishes at the Piggly Wiggly to put your rings on and put it by the sink.

My ring is still chewed up good by my garbage disposal. Have you ever heard of ring going into the disposal? Have you ever fixed one? Bubba took the disposal apart and found my diamond, which is fine. How is that even possible? You should see my ring.

Looking Single Continue reading →

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