The Art Deco time period is most commonly associated with the 1930s: think Great Gatsby, think Chrysler Building, think classic Rolls-Royce. However, the movement encompasses the entire time period from 1920 to post World War II 1940s. Originating in France, the movement spread widely, influencing most European nations as well as the United States. Even though the style can be occasionally mixed up with the Art Nouveau movement, there are distinct differences between the two
Custom jewelry, especially, can hold a great deal of meaning to its owner. In the case of this Hand Engraved Two Tone Flower Engagement Ring each stone: emerald, amethyst, alexandrite, topaz, and diamond holds great meaning to the owner. It is a great privilege for us to be part of such an important piece of someone’s life. It is these personal connections that make what we do so rewarding. Thank you! #ComputerDesign #Diamond #HandEngraved #WhiteGold
It is gratifying when things work out. It all fell into place concerning this Heart Shape Pink Sapphire and Diamond Ring. The owner was in love with the style of ring. However, the husband to be could only find it in silver, set with cubic zirconias. There is a reason for that. Usually, when gem cutters get their hands on a pink sapphire of this size, they cut it into more popular shapes. Luckily, the husband brought the project to us. We removed the stones from the silver ri
Several trades came into play when making this Custom Yellow Gold Pendant with Black Onyx Coin Bezel. The skills of a lapidary where required on this particular job. Specifically, those of Phillip Lagas-Rivera of That’s Brialliant. A Custom onyx bezel had to be cut to fit the coin that would be the center piece for this yellow gold pendant. The coin and its black bezel are back-set into the free form, textured gold frame with large tabs that ensure it will stay put. A one-of-
If a client had asked us to make this Red and Green Gold Diamond Flower Ring 10 years ago, the resulting quote would have so high, that it might as well have been a “no”. Not that it wouldn’t have been possible, it just would have taken so much time to achieve the level of detail and fit, before we had access to computer aided jewelry design, that the time involved would have been uneconomical. Some Custom jewelry pieces just lend themselves to computer design and this happen
These Diamond and Platinum Studs with Jackets were made as an anniversary gift. They can be worn in 3 configurations: as bezel set studs, studs with Custom designed diamond halo jackets, or with the 3D snowflake jackets, tipped with tiny diamonds. The snowflake design was pulled from the wedding cake in our client’s winter-themed wedding. Touches like these are what makes Custom jewelers a step above the average jewelry store. Versatile pieces such as these, are designed to
Although we do quite a bit of computer design these days, Custom rings that are more organic, still require the maker’s touch. Made to resemble branches of white gold, reaching up to grab a large center diamond, this ring stands out as unique. We don’t think we could make one exactly the same if we tried. Even more stunning is the diamond itself. At just over a carat and very high quality, it remains the focal point in a very catching design. [portfolio_slideshow] #Diamond #W
This White and Yellow Gold Smokey Quartz and Diamond Cocktail Ring was commissioned by an old co-worker as a gift for her Mother. The piece was fabricated from the customer’s old jewelry. We used the diamonds and the gold to re-cast the new ring. The design was loosely based on a snipping from a magazine, and computer designed. A smokey quartz was used as the center stone and set right here at Custom, along with nearly 100 diamonds. With gold prices currently at a high, no
Could you design your own White Gold Emerald Cut Diamond Engagement Ring ? That is exactly what this customer did. By trade a Cad/Cam Engineer, he came in sporting a powerful laptop and a fully fleshed out design. After some input from us, the design was tweaked and then 3D printed. We then cast the ring and set the amazing looking emerald cut diamond that we supplied. If you have the chops on a computer, you could save a bit of money by designing your very own White Gold Eme
A request from across the pond yielded this Prasiolite Diamond White and Yellow Gold Ring with Bands . This job came to us on a recommendation from our gem cutter. He was cutting a large prasiolite for a customer from Scotland, who found him through the amazing world of the internet. She needed a ring for this beautiful stone, and we were happy to oblige. She collaborated with us via email until we reached a consensus on the design. The resulting Prasiolite Diamond White and
From old tennis bracelet to this Sterling Silver Sapphire Spessartine Garnet and Diamond Ring. A Google search led this wonderful customer to us, and we are glad it did. She brought us an old sapphire tennis bracelet and wanted a ring that represented her college colors. She explained what she wanted, and our work began. This ring was computer designed to get all the stone settings perfectly aligned. She loved it, and tells everyone she got her Sterling Silver Sapphire Spessa
If this Black Onyx Yellow Gold and Silver Ring with Diamond Accents rings a bell, you may be remembering a very unique Custom jewelry project we did a while back. A pair of Onyx and Diamond Gauged Earrings, for a very special customer.
This ring was commissioned to match those plugs.
The ring was hand-fabricated from 14 karat yellow gold and sterling silver, set with a cushion cut onyx center stone and diamond accents.
We love creating imaginative Custom jewelry for custom
This beautiful Hand Engraved Diamond Halo Ring is another prime example of our Custom work. The customer came in knowing exactly what elements he wanted to incorporate. With a little fine tuning, guidance and the selection of a striking center stone, “The Ring” came to fruition. This ring was created from a hand carved wax, Custom fit for the stones and cast in 14 karat gold. The shank was carved in a comfort fit design, so as to better fit the bride’s petite fingers. The ha
This ring is an example of a Custom heirloom re-design project. Ann came in to our shop with an heirloom ring that was not fitting to her style. The sentimentality of the ring, however, was very important to her. Ann had chosen a style for her design and we worked together to perfectly finalize the details to suit her tastes. We used the stones and metal from her heirloom piece and added some yellow sapphires to create her stunning new ring. Ann was pleased and so are we! Man
When it comes to materials we use in Custom jewelry, titanium isn’t one that regularly crosses the workbench. But when a customer wants to commission a piece incorporating titanium, silver, gold, and diamonds, then it is our job and pleasure to make it happen. Based on pictures the customer brought into the store, this is what we came up with. The ring is centered around a titanium wedding band that we ordered from our titanium supplier. It was then drilled with varying sized
There is no reason to leave jewelry sitting untouched in a drawer. This beautiful diamond came out of just such a piece of neglected jewelry. The customer brought the old ring to us at our Custom jewelry store, with a picture of a simple, rustic type ring she wanted made from the old ring. She asked if we could make the top look like a lotus flower but keep the hand wrought look and feel of the example she brought us. Below is the piece of Custom jewelry we came up with. T
These are gauged ear plugs that were entirely hand fabricated out of 14k yellow gold and sterling silver. They were then set with cushion cut, checkerboard top black onyx and diamonds. This job exemplifies the purpose of opening our own store. This is the type of custom jewelry that simply would not be taken on in a traditional jewelry store, and is what sets us apart. Unique pieces of jewelry from a unique store. [portfolio_slideshow] #Diamond #Fabrication
This set was designed exclusively to showcase an exceptional center sapphire. While we just recently added the second wedding band, the plan from the beginning was three pieces as a whole. The bands frame the engagement ring, and the small sapphires accent and focus attention to the center stone. The customer had a very clear vision as to what they wanted the final product to be, and we were more than happy at Custom to accommodate. #ComputerDesign #Diamond #Platinum #Sapphir
This was a commissioned piece that includes a trillion cut Mozambique garnet, with .005 ct. round diamonds and smaller 1.5 mm round Mozambique garnets as accents. The color of the 18k gold in this piece really sets off the color of the garnets. The hand engraving makes the ring so unique, that the lucky owner can be confident that no one else will have a ring of its like. Happy Birthday! #18kgold #ComputerDesign #Diamond #HandEngraved
In another example of the Custom jewelry we are capable of creating here, is this fancy brown diamond white gold engagement ring. It was commissioned to duplicate a ring the lucky fiancée had seen online, only our version is bigger and better. The ring is set with 125 small diamonds and features a 1.25 karat, fancy brown diamond center stone. #ComputerDesign #Diamond #WhiteGold