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"Can You Design Jewelry Long Distance?" Ralph’s Ring Story

By Calla Gold / May 23, 2011 /

  I get asked often, “Calla can you design jewelry long distance for me?”  Just ask Ralph and he’d say “yes!”

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Donna’s Dogs and Diamonds Rings

By Calla Gold / April 11, 2011 /

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.

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MJSA EXPO: Why Should Jewelry Designers Subcontract Their Work?

By Calla Gold / March 15, 2011 /

Dateline New York: At the  MJSA EXPO 2011 New York and the MJSA EXPO panel speaking experience were wonderful. First I’ll tell you about being on the panel then I’ll tell you the message that really rocked the room.

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Happy couple at the beach at proposal and close up of rings

Grandma Diamonds, Butterflies and Champagne – Aaron and Tina’s Story

By Calla Gold / March 11, 2011 /

Love has a Symbol and it is a Wedding Ring Aaron calls this photo, “The Best Day of My Life.” My heart melts. There’s nothing this Santa Barbara Jeweler likes more than working with people in love.

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Five Ways to Fabulousify Your Jewelry with Rhodium Treatment

By Calla Gold / January 17, 2011 /

Read on to Get Your Fabulous Jewelry Secrets. Rhodium treatment is a rule changer, a look changer and an agent of fabulous-ification for your jewelry! See my previous post: Rhodium Plating, Like Coloring Your Hair Only for Jewelry, for more about what Rhodium is. And why it’s fabulous! In this…

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Wax of ring design holding the square gemstones

Homeless and Much Loved Square Gems Get an Amazing New Home

By Calla Gold / January 10, 2011 /

How a Custom Designed Ring was Made – Charla’s Story I’d just left Donna’s house. I had a sack of repairs and re-dos. While juggling my car keys, briefcase and repairs, my cell rang. “Calla Gold Jewelry,” I said. “Charla would like to speak with her ‘Favorite Jeweler‘ about a…

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