Calla Gold

|Ammonite Gem in Yellow Gold|

"Pierced Through," a Design Element. Is it Right For You?

Adding Spice to Your Jewelry Design is Fun Cynthia had these awesome Amonites to be set. But she wanted sass, spice and something different. She asked me, “what can we do to set my ammonites uniquely? What Calla Gold Jewelry designing secret do you have up your sleeve?”.  As a matter of fact I did…

White Gold vs Platinum For Wedding Rings – What’s the Difference?

This is my big monster of an article on White Gold vs Platinum. If I haven’t covered it here, check the comments. This post will cover whatever it is you want to know about gold or platinum.  I’ve covered why platinum is more expensive, which metal holds its shine longer, and why one is better…

Engagement Ring With Cracked Shank and Rhodium Worn Off

Why is My Ring Cracked? Preventing Pinched Fingers

  When your finger feels pinched, it’s probably because your ring has cracked. My client Sarah called me two weeks ago. “My finger hurts so bad. It got pinched when my ring cracked. Why would it crack? It’s not even that worn down.” She asked. “Thinness of a ring shank, that bottom part that goes…

Three diamond rings made from one inherited ring

Inherited Jewelry – What to Do With Your Inherited Jewelry?

  Your beloved Grandma Lowena passed on. You are past tears and you are moving on with your life.Your lawyer Mr. Pender has given each of the family members pieces of her jewelry. You received her soldered together wedding set and clip-on pearl earrings.Hmmm, now what? You can’t wear those clip-ons as they are.And her…

Yellow gold wide ring with damage from garbage disposal

Inlay Ring Repair in Ring vs. Garbage Disposal Story

Rings fall in garbage disposals. I know it seems like a death sentence for your ring, but it may not be. In this blog I focus on Stephanie’s ring because it talks about damaged metal and inlay, a real double whammy. I’ve run into about 25 clients who’ve had rings go down the garbage disposal.…

Baguette and diamond and diamond channel and inlay onyx

Sizing Rings with Inlay- Extreme Sizing with Inlaid Onyx

What Happens to Inlay Rings When They Get Sized? When I got the email asking if I could do an extreme sizing from 7.75 to 4.5 I knew this would be a challenge! (I refer to any sizing over 2 sizes, as an extreme sizing) Whatever it was, if there were gemstones involved it’d be…