Category: Custom Design

Making of a Platinum Custom Wedding Ring for Men

Here’s the making of a platinum custom wedding ring for George.  Men don’t wear different rings like women do, so it’s important that you love the one ring that you’re going to wear everyday…your wedding ring! The style of your wedding ring depends on your personality and your hand structure.  It may be simple or… Read more »

Congratulations To Emma and Steven!

Congratulations to Lovely Emma and Steven!  Emma sent me a few of her wedding pictures all taken by photographer Bennie Thornton.  Emma, who is a nature lover, asked me to custom make her nature inspired engagement ring using her grandmother’s beautiful diamond, and it’s matching rose gold wedding band.  Here’s a close up image of… Read more »

Custom Making a Wedding Ring to Match Engagement Ring

I love designing and custom making wedding rings!  It’s different from engagement rings in the sense that now I have something to match and fit the ring to. Emma came in for a custom made engagement ring that would be nature inspired, something that would incorporate leaves and it would be made in rose gold…. Read more »

Matching Wedding Rings for Bride and Groom

Choosing the right wedding ring is very important.  For ladies, you are going to wear your wedding band everyday, but you may not wear your engagement ring everyday.  For men, that’s one ring and probably most important piece of jewelry that you’ll always wear, so make sure you love it! Couples sometimes ask me if… Read more »

Wax Carving in Custom Jewelry Designing

Hand carving of animal shapes and any organic subject such as flowers, leaves, etc., are among my favorite pieces to be commissioned to do!  Above is an image of a lion ring that I made for one of my clients.  She had her own stone, which is a green tourmaline, and wanted a lion ring… Read more »

How to Surprise Your Girlfriend or Wife with a Gift That She'll Love!

Shopping for a unique gift can be tricky, Whether she likes many things or is real picky! Now here’s a true story! Nick wanted to give his girlfriend special gift for Valentine’s day. Something thoughtful and definitely different from the usual gifts. He came to me with a natural oyster pearl! He told me the… Read more »

Custom Made Sapphires and Diamonds Hinged Hoops to Match the Ring

These elegant sapphires and diamonds hinged hoops are small enough to wear during the day and sparkly enough for evening!  When Gigi couldn’t find her sapphire and diamonds hinged hoops, she came to me to have replacement pair made!  The original pair were an older style and the center of the earrings was set with… Read more »

Difference Between Platinum and White Gold

Platinum and White Gold Purity Difference Platinum is a pure metal. Platinum used in jewelry is 90 to 95% pure, the remaining 5 to 10% alloy used is also from the platinum family. White Gold is not pure.  18k White gold is 75% pure ( 750 parts per thousand ), the remaining 25% are different… Read more »

A Unique Fancy Yellow Diamond Engagement Ring

Linda has long fingers, a ring with a little bit of a width will be most suitable for her hand versus a thin band.  However, it needs to have a refined shape and design…nothing bulky! For center stone, she was interested in either a blue sapphire or a fancy yellow diamond against her skin tone,… Read more »