Archive for the ' Antique Diamonds ' Category

Dec 4

Pat’s Jewelry Loving Grandma Lolly “I have seven pieces of inherited jewelry from my Grandma Lolly that I never wear,” Pat said to me one day. “My challenge to you is to design a brand new custom piece of jewelry using all of the old diamonds from my Grandma.” “Yes!” I love a good challenge! […]

Nov 20

Inherited Older Diamonds and Older Diamonds by Choice Morgan loved older cut diamonds and when Randy started pointing out perfectly cut round diamonds and asking her what size she liked, she was not into it. “They’re too glittery and perfect.” She said to Randy. “Do want one of those rough ones?” He looked dubious. “No, […]

Oct 23

Let’s Talk About Diamond Cut In this post, ( third in the 4 C’s series), I will  give you an overview on what you need to know about diamond cut. This should help you keep the confusion away while you’re shopping for your diamond. I’ll get technical with how to read the diamond grading report, […]

Sep 23

Are You Wondering Where to Shop for Your Engagement Diamond?   On occasion a client asks me about diamond shopping at pawn shops vs. diamond shopping with a jeweler, so I decided to write this to answer most questions you may have.  Let me start by showing you all this interesting exchange I got from […]

Feb 27

Who Do You Call When you Have an Antique Ring too Worn for Everyday Wear? Rodney and Taren were referred to Santa Barbara’s Calla Gold Jewelry for antique jewelry restoration after their frustrating experience trying to sort out what to do to be able to wear her antique engagement ring daily.