A hike thorough
was all it took
a perfect piece of quartz
Endless is the time spent
in comfort a vision
roots a feeling
Live by the zeal
of the sun
under the tenderness
of the quartz moon
This engagement ring is quite unique, in that he (the client, an artist with a creative soul himself) ultimately decided to have a piece of white quartz that he found while on a hike with his love, cut down into a rounded cabochon. We placed this smooth white piece of quartz in the center, surrounded by soft yellow gold. To ring in the New Year he asked her, to be his forever… as they trek together, under the day’s golden sun and night’s quartz moon.
ring material: white quartz, 14k yellow gold
This ring was commissioned by the wearer’s wife for their anniversary to replace his original sterling silver wedding band. She requested to have a secret diamond set inside the band along with the first letter of her name ‘E’. Unbeknownst to him about his new ring, he was additionally surprised with the secret diamond inside the band that embodies her, his wife, Estelle.
ring material: palladium, conflict-free white diamond, black diamond
In using heirloom diamonds and gold pieces from the wearer’s jewelry collection, we were able to create seven new rings and a pair of “forge” drop earrings.
material used: 10k yellow gold from the husband & father’s college class ring, and 14k yellow, 14k rose gold and diamonds from their jewelry collection (original pieces above).
together a life
crusaders the two.
forests of familial
of worlds unknown
and continue on.
Custom wedding rings that portray a tree’s true beauty, the branches and it’s textured bark.
ring material: 10k yellow gold
poem by PC
They trek so high
it takes the body
the mind away
the closer to the top
subconscious, will emerge
no static to be found
pure, connection surrounds
two beings, two bodies, two souls
now, to gather their thoughts
when their hearts already had.
Virtue, US is from where they grew
past roots stowed
faith and balance, experience
is where their shared center will be
never a question
The wind carries them on
a waltz around the world
harmonistic happenings, never cease
step by step
honing down and journeying on
they come across a culture, rich
diverse city where one can live many, a lives
means to compassion, completeness
current adventure, not alone
the future gleams truth
as they live this life
time will, and has shown.
ring material: palladium, tanzanite, white diamonds from a pendant that belonged to the client’s grandmother (above)
In using heirloom diamonds and gold pieces from the wearer’s jewelry collection, we were able to create three new diamond rings and two gold bands for a fun and contemporary “mix-n-match” stack of rings.
material used: three diamond rings (first image) heirloom diamonds (found in original 3-stone diamond ring above), gold from the wearer’s jewelry collection (original pieces above), two solid gold bands to stack with diamond rings (image 3 & 4) gold from the jewelry collection (original pieces above).
A gift from her mother, the first photo is the original ring with a missing turquoise, the second photo is the same ring after a little TLC. The wearer asked us to replace the missing turquoise and current turquoise with two white diamonds and soften the blunt edges. After a little evolution in the design it’s ready to be worn once again.
This ring, it represents the next chapter of one woman’s life. Not only is this beautiful soul, wife and mother of three beginning a new adventure in China with her family, but also venturing into the world of art and design. The unfurling fern portrays her past and the beauty of her future as she explores and discovers her illuminated alcove of creativity.
ring material: 14k rose gold, white diamond tucked into the unfurling fern engraving, a re-cut (oval into a marquis shape) aquamarine from a piece of jewelry (ring above) that the wearer’s husband gifted to her many years back.
necklace and earring material: (necklace) heirloom pearls, white gold and diamond clasp (earrings) pearls, 14k yellow gold ~ sometimes our family heirlooms need a little TLC. These pearls were re-strung and the clasp was situated so that the client can now adorn this set of pearls with the clasp shown from the front, or back of the neck. An earring had lost one pearl, so on top of replacing it we also extracted the old pearl glue and re-applied each pearl to the posts. Voila!
eastern to west
to lift up
Beyond the stream
as the main.
what is ahead.
Matte skies of clear,
ring material: (hers) 18k yellow gold, conflict-free white diamond, blue moon quartz, white agate, (his) palladium
poem by poppy