Archive for the ‘Santa Barbara Jewelry Design’ Category

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Apr.

Old vs New: Changing an Out-dated Opal Ring Into a Fabulous Opal Bracelet

By Calla Gold

It’s the Story of an Opal Bracelet Cheryl inherited a ring with opals that wasn’t really her cup of tea. Yet, the opals had been her mother’s and she wanted to wear them to remember her. As a redesigning jeweler … Continue reading

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Jul.

Design Your Wedding Ring – Aaron’s Story

By Calla Gold

Design Your Wedding Ring A short while ago, graphic designer, Aaron Roessler called me up. In young hip guy fashion, he’d found me, the Santa Barbara Jewelry designer on the internet. He told me he’d finally put ink to paper … Continue reading

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Apr.

Wax Carving Explained in Jewelry Design-The Three Types of Wax Model Making for Jewelry

By Calla Gold

“Not the Ring I Expected” “Are you Calla Gold, the Jewelry Designer?” His voice came strongly through the phone. “Yes!” I while back I got this call from a guy who’d liked a ring I’d just done for the fiancé … Continue reading

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Apr.

Online Wedding Ring Costs vs. Custom Made Wedding Ring Costs

By Calla Gold

“Why Does My Custom Made Wedding Ring Cost More Than That Online Ring?” Ronnie recently emailed me, her Santa Barbara Jewelry Designer, a picture of a ring she saw on Overstock.com. It cost $795. I had just created a similar … Continue reading

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Mar.

Lorrie’s Custom Designed Ring Goes National

By Calla Gold

Before I tell You About Lorrie’s Ring…. As a Santa Barbara Jewelry Designer, I’ve been asked how I can design in so many different styles when many Jewelers have a certain style that they stick too. I addressed this very … Continue reading

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Nov.

Inherited Jewelry, From Unworn to Cherished, Debra’s Story

By Calla Gold

What to do With a Small Wedding Band from Mom When Debra was fifteen years old, her mom died. The one piece of jewelry she had from her mom was a small gold wedding band. Through marriage, kids, and travel, … Continue reading

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