Archive for the ' Dear Calla ' Category

Mar 15

Dear Calla, I received a gift ring on my birthday. I really love it, but. There’s always a but, right? What I like about it is how low to my hand it is. I’m a nurse and I wear gloves all the time. That’s what I asked for. But, the gems pokey bottom scraps my […]

Mar 1

Dear Calla, My daughter used to chew on and wear her signet ring and it got bent up. At about ten I just put it in my jewelry box and forgot about it. She’s about to graduate from college and I’m getting her all this practical stuff she needs for her new apartment and clothes […]

Feb 22

Dear Calla, I’m been wearing my guy wedding band for about twenty years. It’s cracking on the edge in two places and has like a hole in it. Like it’s hollow or something. I do guy things with it. I fix stuff around the house and I work on my car. It ticks me off […]

Feb 15

Dear Calla, I have a white gold ring which has split at the bottom. how much do you think the would cost to be fixed? ~ Hannah Hello Hannah, I can’t see your ring. But let’s assume you’ll need it to be rhodium plated after the soldering or laser welding is done. This would need […]

Jan 18

Dear Calla, I have this cool abalone odd shaped pearl/shell piece that my fisherman boyfriend gave me. It’s shaped a little oddly, but still cool. I’ve talked to a couple of jewelers about making a pendant out of it with small diamonds around it, but diamonds don’t really compliment it well. So it sits, unset, and […]

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