Category: Engagement Rings

How to Pick a Beautiful Emerald Cut Diamond

When I was searching for an emerald cut diamond to make Jennifer’s engagement ring, I looked at many different emerald cut diamonds, all with different proportions, color and clarity grades. Here’s a helpful guideline on what to look for: First thing that you’ll notice, when you compare emerald cut diamonds, is their overall shape. There… Read more »

Emerald Cut Diamond Engagement Ring For Jennifer

Jennifer’s ring is a surprise engagement ring!  First, we needed to choose the right shape center diamond.  The choice was between a princess cut and an emerald cut.  So I brought in both, to compare, and based on Jennifer’s image and her hand structure, the winner was the emerald cut diamond.  Next, I started looking… Read more »

Custom Making of Platinum and Diamond Engagement Ring for Lori

Happy, bright, romantic, elegant, classic and interesting is what Lori’s ring is about! Lori’s fiancé-to-be wanted to surprise Lori with an engagement ring that has a round brilliant cut diamond in the center.  I brought in a few brilliant cut diamonds with different qualities.  Matt picked out the best, a 1.04 carat diamond with an… Read more »

Custom Making of Kim Solitaire Diamond Engagement Ring

A very classic, elegant and certainly not-your-average solitaire is what Kim’s engagement ring is all about.  From the top it has a very clean soft look, showing off the center diamond. One look at the sides and you know its just different and very cool! It’s the way the side band curves and races up… Read more »

Custom Making of a Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Ring for Alison

From the time that I started thinking on how to make Alison’s engagement ring to the time that I actually made it, this ring went through many transformations!  I wanted something very innovative, clean, sharp, interesting and elegant! It all started when Alison’s fiancé to-be, called to inquire about a custom made engagement ring with… Read more »

Custom Making an Engagement Ring with a Vintage Look for Emily

Emily loves the vintage look, and as an artist herself, she’s detail oriented and has a romantic look and style.  Detail oriented hand-engraving, leaves, crowns and establishment is the most suitable look for Emily’s style and hand structure. I started with making the center basket of the ring first.  I did the measurements based on… Read more »

Making of a Sapphire and Diamond Surprise Engagement Ring for Audra!

Audra’s ring is a surprise engagement ring!  Her fiancé to-be wanted to have a sapphire engagement ring with diamonds. First, I brought a few sapphires to look at and choose from.  Joe chose my favorite one from the sapphires that I had brought! A gorgeous cushion cut Ceylon sapphire weighing 2.44 carats.  We went through… Read more »

Asscher Cut Diamond With Emerald Halo Engagement Ring For Kathryn

Kathryn engagement ring is regal, refined and as custom made as it gets!  Even the emeralds are custom cut for the halo! Kahryn’s ring was a surprise engagement ring.  Her fiancé to-be, had the idea to have an Asscher cut center diamond and a halo that would be set with emeralds.  Based on the images… Read more »

Transformation of an Heirloom Diamond into an Engagement Ring

I love Sarah’s engagement ring!  It’s so feminine, so happy, so bright!  The story is that Sarah and her soon-to-be fiancé, Mark, came to have an engagement ring custom made for Sarah that would be suitable for her hand and would accommodate their family diamond. Here’s an image of the heirloom diamond engagement ring after… Read more »