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



Black Gold — Fact vs. Fiction

By Calla Gold

Black Gold – Is It Real?

Don't Let the "Black Gold" Advertisement Fool You -- This "Black Gold" Ring Has Been Plated With Black Rhodium.

Don’t Let the “Black Gold” Advertisement Fool You — This Ring Has Been Plated With Black Rhodium.

Clients frequently ask me if I can design them jewelry made in black gold. When I try to explain to them that black gold jewelry just isn’t a thing, they often send me advertisements from websites that offer it.

When a jewelry company advertises “black gold,” this should raise a red flag. Continue reading →



Gems of Wisdom: Thomas Aquinas and an Asscher Ring

By Calla Gold

Gems of Wisdom Thomas Aquinas

“The things that we love tell us what we are.” ~ Thomas Aquinas

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How To Send Ring Pictures to Your Jeweler Effectively

By Calla Gold

one penny wedding ring

Ben Mc Dowell and Jolene Riley, an Afghani Penny and the Finished One Penny Wedding Ring. Finished Through the Mail!

Getting Ring Work Done Through the Mail?

I’ve had the pleasure of working long distance with many clients over the course of my 33 year career as a professional jeweler. Naturally, working on jewelry from a distance can pose certain challenges. That’s why I decided to write this blog post on photographing your jewelry, so that you and your jeweler can communicate more effectively!

(For Ben and Jolene’s story of romance, determination, and long distance jewelry work, check out my blog here!) Continue reading →

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