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Before and After Pictures of Jewelry Redesign and Repair

By Calla Gold / April 1, 2019 /

“More before and after pictures please.” I’ve heard it often. I’ve gathered favorite projects and included projects from my jeweler friends as well to inspire you to pull out something you’re not wearing and change it up. Whether it’s jewelry redesign or repair, nothing is more satisfying than changes for…

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The Glossary Of Jewelry Design

By Calla Gold / March 4, 2019 / Comments Off on The Glossary Of Jewelry Design

The Glossary Of Jewelry Design To help you communicate your dreams to your Jeweler by Calla Gold   Alloys are formed when two or more elements are combined to form a different type of metal with special attributes. The new metal is typically stronger, more durable, and may be a…

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Why Not Re-Use Your Old Gold?

By Calla Gold / February 4, 2019 /

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? Three Reasons Not to Re-Use Your Old Gold 1. Doing a single casting wastes gold. 2. The alloys in the gold DO NOT…

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Jewelry Design Series – Breaking Down Homework for Your Design Idea

By Calla Gold / January 7, 2019 /

Custom Jewelry Design: You Deserve Your Dream Ring In this article I’ll share with you the most read blog posts I’ve written to help people design their dream ring. Don’t let this admittedly long round-up of custom jewelry design blog posts freak you out. When I called this post ‘homework’ I…

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

By Calla Gold / December 31, 2018 /

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…

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

By Calla Gold / December 24, 2018 /

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,…

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