Tanzanite Pendant Case Study

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Have you ever considered buying a gemstone while traveling as a memento of your trip? That is exactly what Stuart did on his trip to Africa last year when he climbed Kilimanjaro. Stuart wanted to do something special for his wife’s birthday and decided to commission a bespoke piece of jewellery for her using a stunning tanzanite sourced during this … Read More

Recycled Diamond Engagement Ring

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It is becoming increasingly common for couples to look more closely into the ethical credentials of their jewellery. Going the bespoke route can make people feel more comfortable about the provinence of their jewellery as there is often a strong relationship between an independent jeweller and their suppliers of metal and gemstones. One ethical route that some of the customers … Read More

Bespoke Horse Charm

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It’s always exciting when I get asked to make something a little out of the ordinary, and David set me a fantastic challenge to design and make a custom charm for his wife Cathy’s charm bracelet. Cathy has a bucket list of experiences she is working through and top of the list was to ride a horse along the water’s … Read More

Platinium Engagement Ring Resize

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Lee and Charmaine needed a significant resize on Charmaine’s sparkly engagement ring he ordered from me in an average size M ready for his surprise Christmas proposal. Charmaine actually needed a tiny size I, so was unable to wear her stunning sparkly ring for fear of it falling off. Before coming back to me for the resize, they spoke to … Read More

Two Special Bangles for Two Special Teachers

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Very recently, I had the honour of designing and making a pair of bangles for two very special teachers. The Headteacher of Henlow C of E Academy, Caren Earp, asked me to design a pair of bracelets for two members of staff who have devoted the last 25 years of their career to the school. She initially thought of creating … Read More

Inheirited Ring Redesign

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Suzanne inherited this great big engagement ring from her mother years ago but it has been left in a drawer ever since. Although she loved the central cluster setting with the beautiful dark blue sapphire and grain set diamonds in a pretty flower shape, the 1970’s style band was really not her style. It’s always such a shame when inherited pieces … Read More

Jewellery repair

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Margaret came to me for some advice after this beautiful ring got trapped in a door and became distorted. Not only was it now an unwearable shape, but a diamond was lost and a sapphire was badly chipped. The ring is hugely sentimental as it belonged to Margaret’s mother and had been left to Margaret’s daughter, Amelia, who wore it every … Read More

Musical inspiration

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Jennifer and her daughter Benita approached me when they wanted to commission a one-off pendant as a 21st birthday gift for Jennifer’s Goddaughter Joanna. They liked the idea of using a local craftsperson and enjoyed the process of designing something unique from scratch. Benita had drawn up some ideas based on Joanna’s love of music and combined gemstones into her designs … Read More

Marc’s Bespoke Mixed Metal Wedding Ring

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Here’s a ring I’m really excited to be able to share with you – my own husband’s mixed metal wedding ring. Like a lot of men, Marc had never worn a ring before so was quite daunted with the prospect of whittling through the infinite options available to design his perfect wedding ring. However, being engaged to a jewellery designer … Read More