Calla Gold Jewelry – Your Personal Santa Barbara Jeweler

what-is-a-personal-jewelerCalla Gold is your Personal Jeweler – visiting you by appointment, or via the internet for distance clients, who takes pride in working with clients one-on-one to integrate their personal sense of style and taste into custom designed jewelry and repaired jewelry pieces.

Custom Jewelry Design

custom-jewelry-designUnique 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

jewelry-repairSolving problems for neglected or broken jewelry

“Calla has repaired, made and enhanced many of my rings extremely well. I love her!”

– Dee W.

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Engagement Ring Design

trinity-engagement-ringCustom 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

wedding-ring-designCustom wedding ring design for a lifetime of love and beauty.

“I wanted a ring that had a visual relationship with my wife’s. Calla took an element from the hand engraving on her engagement ring, expanded it and used it on my band. Oh yeah, I wanted some black too.”

– J Villegas

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Antique Jewelry Restoration

antique-jewelry-restorationEstate jewelry and inherited jewelry revitalized or reimagined for a new generation.

Fine Jewelry For Sale

fine-jewelry-for-sale-2Wide selection of stylish, classic and unique fine gold and silver jewelry. Call (805) 963-4157 to setup an appointment.

Jewelry Organizing Services

jewelry-organizingJewelry organizing services. From containers to inventorying to organizing, making the most of your jewelry collection is a part of our mission.

“I had duplicate items, things I wasn’t wearing and holes in my collection. Calla did an inventory, organized my jewelry so I could see what I had and wrote up suggestions that we are working our way through.”

– Deb C.

Jan 8

Chain Clasps From Hell

By Calla Gold

Taco Dinner Delayed by Crappy Clasps!

Looking cranky with a drink

Does wrestling with frustrating chain clasps drive you to drink?

Who hasn’t had an issue with a chain clasp from hell? I’ve had lots of them. There’s nothing more frustrating than rushing to get dressed for dinner at your favorite taco place, and then  wasting time trying to put on your necklace with a clasp that just won’t work! Argh!

Somehow, the hook thingy just won’t fit into the tiny ring on the other side. What’s up with being saddled with a crap clasp?

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Jan 2

I recently wrote a guest blog on Engagement Ring Styles for Pure Joy Catering. In typical Calla Gold fashion, I decided to update the blog and share it with you!

In the Department of Redundancy Department Have I Mentioned How Amazing Diamonds Are For Hardness in Daily Wear Rings?
 

So you’re ready to tie the knot, but first you need the perfect engagement ring. This can be a tricky process! One of the hardest parts about choosing an engagement ring is finding a style that’s unique, stylish and elegant and that fits your personality and lifestyle. Or figuring these details out for your girlfriend. Continue reading →

Dec 26

Hoop earring tugging on a torn earlobe. Torn ear lobe.

Do You Have an Ripped or Torn Ear Lobe?

Karen loved jewelry. So when I ran into her after three years of not seeing her I totally noticed that she wasn’t wearing earrings.

My jeweler antenna started quivering. In what world would the vivacious Karen not wear earrings?

Evidently the world where one ear lobe slowly ripped over time until a dance party and a heavy earring finished the job. Ouch.

It is usually noticed when a friend of mine or future client is not wearing earrings. It’s often because one ear lobe is torn.

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