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Dear Calla – Inherited Ring With Curved Diamonds

                    Dear Calla, I inherited my grandmother’s wedding set. We’re using the center diamond in a new ring and I just love it. It’s a more modern style. So I have her wedding band left. The diamonds are kinda too tiny to re-use and I was…

Dear Calla – Single Re-tip Sticks Up

                                Dear Calla, I brought my engagement ring in to be fixed. It was catching on my clothes. The jeweler guy told me the prong chipped off. I’ve been wearing it every day for fifteen years. So no big surprise…

Dear Calla – Just Get a New Wedding Band?

Dear Calla, I’m been wearing my guy wedding band for about twenty years. It’s cracking on the edge in two places and has like a hole in it. Like it’s hollow or something. I do guy things with it. I fix stuff around the house and I work on my car. It ticks me off…

Dear Calla – White Gold Ring With Split

Dear Calla, I have a white gold ring which has split at the bottom. how much do you think the would cost to be fixed? ~ Hannah Hello Hannah, I can’t see your ring. But let’s assume you’ll need it to be rhodium plated after the soldering or laser welding is done. This would need…

Dear Calla – Looking for Something to Compliment my Pearl

                            Dear Calla, I have this cool abalone odd shaped pearl/shell piece that my fisherman boyfriend gave me. It’s shaped a little oddly, but still cool. I’ve talked to a couple of jewelers about making a pendant out of it with small…

Dear Calla – Making a Vintage Necklace

Dear Calla, I was given an amethyst pendant by my Aunt Maria when I was ten. I wore it for special occasions and it got lost somehow. I bought another one years later and then found the first one. They sort of go together but are different sizes. How can I make some cool vintage looking necklace…

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