Posts Tagged ‘CAD/CAM’

Custom Filigree Ring in Platinum with Natural Alexandrite

Friday, November 6th, 2009

With Filigree styles so popular, it’s really nice to see people choosing to create their own custom versions of these classic expressions of jewelry art. Our client, call her Christie, had admired a very nice pear shaped natural alexandrite from our Gallery of Gems. This clean bright beauty has a good color change and pleasing […]

Padparadscha and Hand Engraved Accents = A Grand Custom Ring

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

We recently completed this beautiful ring for a very elegant and sophisticated lady, let’s call her Liz. During our initial design consultation, it soon became apparent that we needed to do something extra special for Liz- well educated and artistic, her tastes were refined and she was looking for something exciting and new. She wanted […]

Custom Alexandrite Wedding Rings

Friday, June 26th, 2009

We recently completed the final step for our client Dan- we blogged about creating his engagement ring last November.  After his fiance Ileana received her engagement ring, we made a matching wedding band, and soldered the rings together when they were married this spring.  Notice how beautifully the rings fit together and how nicely the […]

Custom Jewelry Takes a Slow Boat to China

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Yesterday morning, we delivered this beautiful emerald and diamond ring to a delighted customer.  We really have to thank this couple for their patience– the entire design took almost four months to complete! Our client, let’s call her Mrs. Green, had seen a platinum ring similar to this at a well known gallery in Santa […]

A Special Graduation Gift

Friday, May 29th, 2009

We recently completed a fun project for Riverside Poly High School’s championship women’s water polo team. One of the mother’s in the booster club showed us a printed foil logo and wanted large pendant/charms made for each of the team members. The award ceremony was to be held about a month away. Our client wanted […]

Mother’s Ring Par Excellence-Custom Designs are Challenging but Really Fun

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

We really enjoy designing custom rings for our clients but our initial efforts aren’t always successful.  The key is always patience and communication—this Mother’s ring is an example of how a jeweler must really listen carefully to hear what his client really wants in order to make that ring that “sings”. Our clients, let’s call […]

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