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 matter of fact I did […]
Platinum Can Let You Down in the Shine Department Big Time! One of the biggest disappointments I’ve run into with couples as a wedding ring designer is finding someone who has dull plain platinum rings. All they wanted was a plain and simple wedding band with an expanse of shiny platinum. Yummy. Only it doesn’t […]
Hollywood and Vampires Influence Jewelry Fashion The archetypes of Hollywood entertainment from the innocent “angel” to the darker vampire themes have laid their stamp on the jewelry styles of 2013. We’re seeing angelic, delicate and innocent gem colors with a soft diaphanous translucence to those colors this spring. And there are darker elements making our […]
Are You Thinking About Getting a Wedding or Engagement Ring? After having custom designed over a hundred unique wedding rings, this Santa Barbara Jeweler decided to write an article on the subject. Above is what the first page looks like.
What to do With a Small Wedding Band from Mom When Debra was fifteen years old, her mom died. The one piece of jewelry she had from her mom was a small gold wedding band. Through marriage, kids, and travel, Debra always kept it with her. Of all her possessions, this ring from her mom […]