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



Gems of Wisdom: Sarah Dessen and French Cut Eternity Bands

By Calla Gold

Gems of Wisdom Sarah Dessen Eternity Bands“It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.” ~ Sarah Dessen

Author of a dozen books, Sarah Dessen’s works tend to deal with the change that young people’s personalities go through when they suffer some sort of tragedy or loss.



Jewelry Definition – Satin Finish

By Calla Gold

Satin Finish Calla Gold Jewelry, Tanzanite and Diamond Enhancer Pendant with Satin FinishA satin finish is fine, brushed-look type of texture applied to the surface of jewelry.

This is a matte finish, but with a more refined look showing just a hint of shine.




Zombie Rings: How to Tell A Good Ring From a Bad Ring

By Calla Gold

Zombie Jewelry Can be Pretty,  But it's Rotten at  the Core. Image: Flicker

Zombie Jewelry Can be Pretty, But it’s Rotten at the Core.
Image: Flicker, Richmond Zombie Walk

“I feel that some jewelry retailers are racing to see who can have the cheapest goods in their store. It is a race to the bottom. I do not see this ending well for them.” – Paul Levin Owner of Tairona Co. at the American Gem Trade Association Jewelry Show.

Bitten by Zombie Jewelry

Don’t you just hate jewelry that lets you down? I do. Nothing breaks the public’s trust in jewelers more than thin, crappy, poorly constructed, underweight jewelry. The jewelry I just described is known in our industry as knockoffs. I call it zombie jewelry. Continue reading →

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