Wildly Custom Ring – An Orchid Ring for Robin Story
I usually design seamless rings, without lots of pokie-uppie elements (technical jeweler’s term) that catch on things-like sweaters, babies, and car doors. Wayne and Robin’s Story – Finding That One Element I got a call from a local man who’d found me on the Internet several months ago. Wayne wanted to give his girlfriend, Robin,…
Why Pearl Ring Sizing Costs More
Your diva pearls demand your respect. Someone asked me the other day, “How come you’re charging me so much to size this pearl ring? Its band is half as thick as the sapphire ring you’re sizing, but it’s more expensive?” Since I blog among other things, about the questions that come up the most, I…
Black Gold — Fact vs. Fiction
Clients frequently ask me if I can design jewelry for them made in black gold. When I try to explain that black gold jewelry just isn’t a thing, they often send me advertisements from websites that offer it. When a jewelry company advertises “black gold,” this should raise a red flag.
Can I Get My Ring Prongs Lengthened?
Kayleigh wanted to set her diamond higher on her engagement ring. To have her ring prongs lengthened. It didn’t go well. She kindly shared her pictures and her experience. In this post I want to dive deeper into why lengthening her ring prongs didn’t work and why. Sometimes when you start to mess with your…
Wedding Rings vs Engagement Rings – What’s the Difference? 5 Stupid Questions
In this post I’ll talk about the wedding rings vs engagement rings difference. I’ll also cover when you wear what and why. I’ll throw in a little historical perspective too. Just a heads up, goats will be mentioned. To keep it interesting I’ll sprinkle in questions I found when Google-ing “Stupid Wedding Ring Questions!”