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Yellow gold with Moonstone ring with two bezel set diamonds

What’s Your Jewelry Personality? Tesla or Beyonce? Part 1

Are You More Like a Tesla, or Beyonce? Seriously we each have our jewelry personality. Sometimes we need to figure it out, but it’s there. It’s kind of a combination of your opinions, lifestyle and sense of beauty. How Detailed do You Like Your Ring Design? Questions to Ask Yourself. In discussing with my Panamanian…

Jewelry Bids – a Necessary Step to Your Custom Project

About Your Request for a Price for That Custom Ring I regularly receive requests ranging from people asking for bids to size a ring, replace a gemstone or to make custom-designed wedding sets completely from scratch. The more difficult the job, the more time I have to spend figuring out the cost of the job….

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Purple Heart Ring for Larry – A Creation Story

Superbowl  Ring – Purple Heart Ring If you’re a guy and you won the Superbowl you get a ring. And it means a lot and you wear it. If you’ve been in the military and get a meaningful medal, doesn’t it make sense to wear that honor as a ring? This is a story of…

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A Creative Bride-to-Be Designs the Engagement Ring of Her Dreams

Getting Involved in the Design Process When James and Camille decided to get married, James knew that he wanted his fiancé who was a historian to be involved in the ring design process. He recognized Camille’s unique sense of style and didn’t want her wearing a ring that she didn’t absolutely love. While researching designs and…

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Three Generations Brought Together By Jewelry – An Engagement Ring Story

Bertsie and Her Lovely Family When I first met Bertsie, I didn’t realize that her family would unfold like a blossoming flower as I met the different generations. I never dreamed that it would end up an engagement ring story. Bertsie met me through a longtime friend, who had just hired me to repair several…

Yellow gold with Moonstone ring with two bezel set diamonds

Rainbow Moonstone Ring – The Gift of True Love

  Struck by the blue flash of love. I’d had my eye out for a nice moonstone for some time when I spotted a big, beautiful one that I knew Charla would love. Many moonstones have a blue flash of some sort. But only a few are clean inside without inclusions and give a deep…