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Inherited Jewelry – What to Do With Your Inherited Jewelry?

Three diamond rings made from one inherited ring

Locked Away Jewelry is Sad Your beloved Grandma Lowena passed on. You are past tears and you are moving on with your life.Your lawyer Mr. Pender has given each of the family members pieces of her jewelry. You received her soldered together wedding set and clip-on pearl earrings.Hmmm, now what? You can’t wear those clip-ons…

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Tamar’s Aquamarine Gets a New Home

woman wearing custom designed aquamarine pendant|CAD design aquamarine pendant|

Designing in a Favorite Style Tamar had a large, beautiful aquamarine that was trapped in ring far too small for it. She envisioned turning it into a beautiful pendant to wear with her John Hardy necklace. There was a particular style of pendant from John Hardy that Tamar really loved, but she could not find a…

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One Watch Makes Two Pendants and a Bracelet

|Picture of gold watch band with center monogram instead of a watch|||oval gold shine pendant||Watch Dog|from watch to bracelet

What Do You Do With a Watch That’s too Small to Tell Time? That is what started this very fun project with Ruth. “I love the watchband itself. I’d love to somehow use it as a bracelet, but it’s too small if I remove the watch. I can’t really use the watch because the numbers…

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What to do With Divorce Diamonds?

White gold and diamonds pendant made from a wedding ring

As a Santa Barbara Jeweler, I get asked often what to do with divorce diamonds. I say redesign with them!  You earned that diamond, regardless of how your union ended.  It shouldn’t sit in a safe or the bottom of your jewelry box. Your diamond should be celebrated in a new way in a new…

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Five Rings and a Pendant Unworn! Then Revitalized!

Five rings and a pendant into a pin project

What Do You Do With Five Rings You Don’t Wear? Kathy was given many pieces over the years from her loving father. They were great in their day. She also inherited some little rings. This all added up to five rings and a pendant that hadn’t been worn in years. Well you know my motto…

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Is Your Jewelry Box a Minefield of Unworn Jewelry?

Calla Gold presenting in Camarillo describing changes that can be made to jewelry

Your Jewelry Box is the Keeper of Memories And Could be a Minefield of Unworn Jewelry I recently gave a talk in Camarillo on “Revitalizing Your Jewelry Wardrobe” to a group of wonderful women.  They loved my motto, “Wear it, Don’t Warehouse it.”  Their great questions also inspired me to blog about unused jewelry. Did you know that…

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