Story Behind the "Kim O" Diamond Engagement Ring

All rings are special and it certainly is a process from the beginning when I sketch designs on paper, until when I present the customer with the finished piece of jewelry.  The “Kim O” ring is a special journey and here is its story: During the third week in April, Kim who’s out of state, contacted me… Read more »

Krystle Wedding Ring to Match the Engagement Ring

About a year ago, a young gentleman named Russell came to order the Alexa diamond engagement ring for his soon to-be fiancé.  Below is the picture of Alexa diamond ring. Now about a month ago, Russell and his incredibly lovely fiancée came to order wedding rings.  Russell chose an elegant Cobalt Chrome men’s wedding ring. … Read more »

Valerie's Custom Made Cynthia Britt Flower Wedding Band

Valerie, a young lady who had gotten engaged, contacted me regarding making a custom made wedding ring to match her beautiful diamond engagement ring. She had seen the bands on my website and she was particularly interested in the Cynthia Britt “Flower” band in the “Flower” Collection. The pieces in the “Flower” Collection are very much design-oriented… Read more »

Gennie Custom Wedding Ring to Match the Engagement Ring

Here’s the story on how I came up with the concept for the Gennie custom wedding band: When Genevieve contacted me for an appointment regarding her and her fiancé, Peter’s band, I started thinking about different designs that would be suitable for her and match her beautiful engagement ring.  I knew that I definitely didn’t want a curved… Read more »

Making of Genevieve Custom Diamond Engagement Ring

About more than a year ago, Peter, a young gentleman came to my studio interested in a custom made engagement ring for his soon to-be fiance.  He had the diamond which we were going to use for the center and was interested in a design that would be similar to the vintage turquoise and diamond ring that… Read more »

Cynthia Britt "9 Love Knots" Diamond Necklace

Here’s my new diamond necklace, named “9 Love Knots”! I originally made it for a beautiful, soon-to-be-bride customer of mine, named Tracey.  Tracey already had the diamonds and she wanted me to make her a diamond station necklace that she could wear both on her wedding day and everyday.  I wanted to make a motif… Read more »

Cynthia Britt Custom Made Diamond Eternity Band

Often customers are looking for a clean diamond eternity band that would sit flush with their solitaire engagement ring with proportional height and width.  Most ready-made diamond eternity bands will sit at a higher level from the average solitaire engagement ring, showing a good amount of metal on the sides which hides the engagement ring and the… Read more »

How To Take Care Of Your Cultured Pearls

Follow these simple steps and your pearls will say shiny and beautiful like the first day when you bought them. When wearing perfume, first put the perfume on then wear your pearls. The  acid from the perfume damages the nacre. Don’t handle your pearls when you have lotion on your hands. The lotion dulls  the pearl…. Read more »

How Are Cultured Pearls Made

Natural pearls occurred when irritants such as parasites damaged the outer  shell of an oyster and entered into the soft tissue. As a natural defense  mechanism, the oyster produced a coating on the irritant. This coating is the  nacre and it’s built up of many thin layers, resulting in a pearl. It’s a myth that… Read more »

Challenges of Customizing Wedding Band to Match Engagement Ring

Although I absolutely enjoy every single piece of jewelry that I make, one of my favorites is the challenge of custom making and fitting a new piece that would nestle perfectly with an already existing piece of jewelry.  In this case, it’s custom making a diamond wedding band for a diamond engagement ring for a very… Read more »