100% reclaimed gold

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Aquamarine Ring with Ruffle Edge Bezel

By |2018-05-18T20:11:20+00:00May 18th, 2018|Blog Post|

Its been a long while since I made an oval cabochon ring set lengthwise along the finger! This was once a large bead from a strand I bought from a Brazilian Gem dealer that became an "extra" when the necklace was strung,  so we split it into two cabochons! How's that for a great deal? [...]

Launch of Additional Traceability Procedure

By |2018-01-30T01:06:29+00:00January 30th, 2018|Blog Post, Sustainability|

It has always been a great concern of mine to operate as Responsible a business in the jewelry industry as possible and fortunately many of the issues are now reaching consumers. A long time member of Ethical Metalsmiths, and now helping run it, this is one of the most effective ways to help improve the [...]

Surprise Delight: Old Earring Becomes New Pendant

By |2017-07-27T00:23:50+00:00July 27th, 2017|Blog Post, Sustainability|

This client decided to surprise her daughter with a special sentimental gift for successfully submitting her dissertation... Special because it was a childhood favorite pair of earrings until one was lost, and now, all these years later its brought back to life as a celebration! This Radical Jewelry Makeover project is part of a movement where value [...]

Fairtrade Trillion (or Triangular Brilliant) Amethyst Ring

By |2016-11-16T22:11:13+00:00October 17th, 2016|Blog Post|

Another well cut, elegantly proportioned Fairtrade gem from my favorite colored stone provider Columbia Gem House.  The cut was first developed by the Asscher brothers in Amsterdam, and much like round brilliants, the cut maximizes scintillation. Skillfully set in a tapered bezel, the nearly 3 ct amethyst hovers on a simple organically textured band. As always, [...]

Natural Multi-color Diamond Cluster Earrings

By |2016-11-16T22:39:18+00:00October 17th, 2016|Blog Post|

A sprinkling of tiny diamonds scatter up the ear with these simple 18k gold stud earrings. Natural fancy colored diamonds from Australia brighten when mixed with recycled white diamonds for a brilliant and multi-color effect. They can be worn like ear climbers or vertically. As always, hand made using 100% reclaimed and recycled gold.

The Feather Show at Lori L Gallery

By |2016-11-16T22:45:48+00:00October 1st, 2016|Blog Post|

The Feather Show Saturday, October 1, 2016 6:00pm 9:00pm Lori L Fine Art Gallery Group exhibition with Alexandra Hart, John McDavid & Lori Wylie-Richardson. Comprised of both collaborative and individual works created by three equally innovative yet distinctly original artists; The Feather Show will showcase their unique creations, similarly utilizing various metals as substrates. Born [...]

Tanzanite Delight: an Upcycled Ring

By |2016-12-12T23:38:57+00:00July 15th, 2016|Blog Post|

Hot off the bench this week: this customer's superb color Tanzanite was updated into her preferred contemporary style bezel ring while recycling the original setting.  A custom hand-fabricated ring was made of 100% reclaimed/refined 18k gold with the orientation of the oval set across the finger: