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Broken and flattened Prongs on old Ring

Ring Disasters, Part 2 – Re-Tipping Your Ring Prongs, Defining a Common Ring Repair

Let’s Talk Turkey About Fixing Your Ring Disaster. In Ring Disasters, Part 1 – “Broken or Pancaked Prongs” your Santa Barbara Jeweler told you how to spot when your ring prongs are heading into the red zone. In this post I’ll explain a common ring repair called Re-Tipping of Prongs.

Donna’s Dogs and Diamonds Rings

A Dog’s Life Can be a Good Thing Donna is an animal lover. She’s rescued a number of whippets and greyhounds over the years. When she had the urge to have a new piece of jewelry from her Santa Barbara Jeweler, she brought me pictures of her two whippets.

diamond eternity band, anniversary band and Engagement ring

My Small Diamond is Just Too Small, But I Want to Use it!

What Amy didn’t have. Amy is a gorgeous young mom, with two energetic young boys and a great husband, Charlie. What she didn’t have is a wedding set that works for her.

Side View Detail of Hand Engraved Ring by Calla Gold Jewelry

Lord Google You’re the God-Father! It’s a Ring!

Do You Love the Internet? I’m definitely one that does! I love being able to communicate quickly and fluidly online. And I love that I can find what I’m looking for online. I love that when someone is looking for design ideas that Google exists and that Lord Google shares my design pictures with friends I…

The Fifteen Reasons Men Don’t Buy Jewelry for Women

  Full Disclosure Jeremy, my husband, added all the “dudes” and all the funny stuff. I’m leaving it in! I Really Wanted to Know Why the Guy’s Were Shying Away From Buying Jewelry I don’t know about other parts of the world, but for this Santa Barbara Jeweler, it was a mystery. Why don’t men by…

split shank design engagement ring with bezel pear shapes

Miracles, God, and Lost Jewelry

I love a good story with a happy ending Since most people do, this Santa Barbara Jeweler thought she’d share one with you. Bertsie’s Lost Jewelry Story At 10am Bertsie felt sick to her stomach—and it wasn’t due to any kind of a bacteria or virus infection. The two-carat wedding ring that had lived on…