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



Dear Calla – Finding Jewelry for my Sasquatch Hands

By Calla Gold

I've gone to the ends of the earth and given up on rings. Maybe..Dear Calla,

I’ve been wondering why I don’t wear rings. I love jewelry, at least in a theoretical way. It looks so nice on my friends and co-workers. I can’t figure out works best for my big-fingered, sasquatch hands!

Have you got any ideas or should I just forget about it? Enclosing a picture of my muy largo manos!

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A Creative Bride-to-Be Designs the Engagement Ring of Her Dreams

By Calla Gold

Getting Involved in the Design Process

Bay Horse Jumping an Obstacle

Our Shared Love for Horses Helped Camille and I Connect While Working on Her Engagement Ring.

When James and Camille decided to get married, James knew that he wanted his fiancé who was a historian to be involved in the ring design process. He recognized Camille’s unique sense of style and didn’t want her wearing a ring that she didn’t absolutely love.

While researching designs and how to go about designing an engagement ring, Camille found my blog: The Sixteen Steps of Jewelry Design.

She really loved that I connected one of the crucial steps in jewelry design to one of my favorite quotes about horseback riding: “Throw your heart over the fence, and the rest will follow” (Norman Vincent Peale).

Camille, a creative bride to be, had spent many happy years riding and wanted to have me, a fellow horse lover, create her engagement ring. She was just about ready to “throw her heart over the fence” and confidently pursue an over-distance design experience.  Continue reading →



Gems of Wisdom: Arthur Rubinstein

By Calla Gold

Gems of wisdom, Arthur Rubinstein quote, I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.

“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” ~ Arthur Rubinstein

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