Launch of Additional Traceability Procedure

By |2018-01-30T01:06:29-08:00January 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 [...]

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Natural Multi-color Diamond Cluster Earrings

By |2016-11-16T22:39:18-08:00October 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.

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Tiny Pebbles (with Diamonds) Earrings

By |2016-11-17T00:09:03-08:00March 18th, 2016|Blog Post|

The latest use of responsibly mined Australian Silvermist Diamonds ™ for those who prefer subtle and delicate while contemporary, these new tiny pebble earring studs measure 5mm, and are made from 100% reclaimed recycled  and oxidized sterling silver.

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Palladium Framed Sapphires Ring

By |2016-10-18T02:51:35-07:00January 22nd, 2016|Blog Post|

Dramatic combination of light and intense blue sapphires brightened by the white pearl center, framed elegantly in pure palladium and diamonds- made specially for a lucky client. Palladium glows bright red as its welded under intense heat seen here in the progress shots. 100% recycled palladium and client's gemstones

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Heirloom Diamonds Reset in Sterling

By |2018-06-06T21:52:01-07:00January 15th, 2016|Blog Post|

These earrings were a larger project than they appear: Simple sterling droplet shapes appear to be "sprinkled" with the client's mine-cut tiny diamonds, yet every stone was an asymmetrical shape and each had to be custom fit and set securely into the silver.  The result is a lovely subtle glittery twinkle like stars in the night [...]

I’m a San Diego Home/Garden STAR!

By |2017-02-02T20:14:59-08:00January 9th, 2016|Blog Post|

I am honored to have been chosen as one of the "Stars of San Diego" by San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Magazine in the January 2016 issue! Lovely article by Mark Hiss, great studio shot by Martin Mann, featuring beautiful jewelry images by Robert Weldon, and fashion shot of wearable sculpture by Andrew Casey and Nick [...]

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Radiant Jellyfish Pendant in18k

By |2016-10-18T02:51:37-07:00November 23rd, 2015|Blog Post|

One lucky client at Stuart Benjamin & Co is now in possession of this elegant hand fabricated 18k palladium white gold Radiant Jellyfish Pendant set with her very own white diamonds recycled from her jewelry box. What a beautiful "update!"  Process shots included below: 

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Benefit Auction for WJA Scholarships

By |2016-12-03T16:48:50-08:00August 24th, 2015|Blog Post|

A great time was had by all at the WJA San Diego Chapter "Maker's Project Auction" which raised money for Scholarships and Grants, both local and national. I was pleased to be one of the 17 participant-makers, all of who's work was successfully sold! The theme was taken from the wedding tradition of “something old, [...]

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