Sep 8

Aristotle "In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous." Fresh water pearl ring

“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.”

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Sep 6

Duchess cut diamondDear Calla,

I saw for the briefest moment a Duchess diamond on girl at a wedding. I’d never even heard of one? Can you show me a picture of one so I’ll know if it actually that amazing? I can’t get it out of my mind.

How do people use them? As a center or a flanking diamond?

~Yearning for a Duchess


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Sep 4

Great Grandma’s Antique Ring Didn’t Make it

antique ring restoration

Cheryl’s Ring With Broken Hearts

When Cheryl finally received the antique ring that belonged to her great-grandmother she loved its intricacy and sweet details.

The little filigree hearts were her favorite part. Unfortunately, somewhere along the line one side of the ring with the little hearts had maybe been stepped on. It was badly broken.

She was told that the her antique ring restoration plan wasn’t going to fly. Her ring was too badly damaged and too old to come back from the state it was in. Continue reading →

Sep 1

The things we love tell us what we are. Thomas Aquinas and a Blue Pendant, gems of wisdom

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

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Aug 23

dented eternity bandDear Calla,

I was wrestling with the stroller and something went terribly wrong and I had a devil of a time getting my ring off. Then I saw that it was way bent up. I’m freaking out. My ring has diamonds all the way around. Can it come back from this? It’s not just bent, but doing a little side to side yawing if you get me.

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