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

Re-stringing service

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Have you ever had a necklace that got tangled or snapped that you wish you could re-string? Philippa had this exact problem with a Baroque coin pearl and garnet necklace she had made for her mother several years ago. It was much loved but had broken through general wear and tear. The tigertail (wire/string) she had used was very fine and not … Read More

Musical Commission: Giving new life to an existing ring

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I wanted to share with you a lovely little project I’ve been working on recently for a friend. She bought a delicate silver ring with a treble clef design while on holiday, but it promptly broke during its first wear. She passed the ring on to me for remodelling into a more practical and ergonomic design; retaining the same motif, which represents her … Read More