Archive for the ' Revitalizing Jewelry ' Category

Feb 4

What About That Pile of Broken, Dated and Old Gold? Have you ever wondered if you could re-use your old gold and re-cast it into something new? A client asked me, her Goleta Jeweler, last week if I could make one of my more intricate rings using the gold she had from three old earrings […]

Jan 28

That Big Aquamarine Just Wasn’t Working as a Ring First of all Tamar didn’t wear yellow gold and second of all when she tried wearing it, besides being gigantic, it wouldn’t stay upright. When a top heavy ring is on your hand, even if you normally can wear rings comfortably, the top heavy ring will […]

Oct 1

Bails are Nice, But Enhancers are Spice! There’s a good chance you already know what a bail is. It’s that little loop thingie at the top of pendants and charms that your chain slides through. Enhancers are similar. They also go on the top of pendants. But there’s a big spicy difference. An enhancer is […]

May 7

Debra’s Mother’s Little Wedding Band After creating this beautiful memorial piece of jewelry for Debra, which ended up being written about in Dr. Oz’s magazine, The Good Life . I became interested in what great ideas my fellow jewelers were coming up with to re-purpose wedding bands. Check out all the creativity out there.

Jan 8

Chain Clasps From Hell

By Calla Gold

Taco Dinner Delayed by Crappy Clasps!

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