Side Pieces for Nairi Cocktail Ring

Nairi has long fingers and she wanted to wear her new cocktail ring on her index finger.  My idea was to make these rays of light that would seem they are sprouting from the original ring.  Something very happy that would embrace her original ring from her mom…

Transforming an Outdated Heirloom Ring

This is Nairi’s ring which she inherited from her mom.  She asked me to take it apart and use the gems to make a new ring, some thing more her style, so she can wear it as a cocktail ring.  I don’t think all old pieces should be touched and so was my opinion of… Read more »

Story Behind Custom Made "Melissa" Pendant

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting and working with a delightful couple, named Melissa and David.  They wanted a very specific design that would incorporate their initials along with their new born baby’s.  This is how the “Melissa” pendant was created.  It’s a beautiful 1mm thick solid gold tablet with rounded… Read more »

"Britt Flower" Bead Necklace

The “Britt Flower” bead necklace is made of 18K yellow gold flower beads with an 18K yellow gold cable chain passing through the beads.  The flower beads are randomly spaced. This version, has 13 flower beads, five of them have a round brilliant cut diamond set on both sides of the bead, with a total weight of 0.21… Read more »

"Britt Kiss" Sterling Silver Pendant

One of my newest pieces for the “Bridal/Love” collection is this fun and elegant kiss pendant that I hand carved in wax then casted in Sterling silver.  It’s set with one 0.03 carat diamond, which is about 2mm in diameter and slides comfortably on a sterling silver cable chain.  The chain is 16″ long and has… Read more »

How to Repair a Necklace – Part 3

This is the third part of the tutorial video that shows how to clean the pin that we put in Part 2. It shows how to buff and pre-polish the repaired area of the necklace.

Re-designing an heirloom ring

  This heirloom ring was made of 18k yellow gold and consisted of a center 1 carat emerald cut diamond flanked by one emerald cut sapphire and one diamond baguette on both sides. As we see in the two images, the ring looks tired and out of date. There is sentiment in these pieces but… Read more »