Today I’m making a replacement ring for a customer. It is made from palladium 500 and sterling silver. This is a big ring: size 13.5 and 10 mm wide, It will be quite striking! Given its size and width you will see a lot of pattern.
Gemstone Tuesday! One of October's birthstones is tourmaline (newer birth stone for October). Tourmalines come in a variety of colors. Cut is one of the most important factors in determining the quality and value of tourmalines. Often tourmalines are cut based on the depth of color. Client had a large (11mmX15mm) faceted rectangular tourmaline. Jim designed a ring that well showed off this beautiful gemstones. Mokume of 18K yellow gold, 14K palladium white gold, 14K red gold and sterling silver. ... See MoreSee Less
Metals Monday! Copper, bronze and brass is another excellent metal combination for non-rings. We can use different patinas to give them slightly different looks. These are all made in copper, brass and bronze with slightly different patterns and/or patinas. ... See MoreSee Less
FlashBack Friday! December 2016. Integral half bezel in mokume of non-etched palladium 500 and sterling silver with palladium 950 half bezel. Ring is 5.5mm at the top and tapers to 3mm. Set with an oval Chatham lab- created alexandrite 6mm X 4mm. Not all engagement and wedding rings have diamonds! ... See MoreSee Less
A stunning combination! Non-etched mokume of 14K red gold and sterling silver in a flat channel of Damascus Stainless Steel-Darkened. You can customize this ring by using a different mokume metal combination down the center. Which mokume metal combination do you want down the center? ... See MoreSee Less
Gemstone Tuesday! There are many ways to incorporate diamonds and gemstones into a ring. If you like just a little flash of diamond/gemstone then smaller stones flush set or channel set work well. Larger diamonds/gemstones can be set in many ways. This ring incorporates both: lab created princess cut diamond in cross-over prong setting with flush set garnets and diamonds on either side of the center diamond. ... See MoreSee Less