WJA San Diego is thrilled to be hosting our popular Speed Mentoring event again in 2019! Regardless of where you are in your career, we welcome you to join us and take advantage of the opportunity to sit down with industry professionals and veterans for one-on-one insights and advice. Meet one-on-one with jewelry professionals to [...]
Come for an evening of Gallery fun: Coordinated with the opening of the OMA Artist Alliance Exhibition at Sparks Gallery, enjoy the art and attend the Featured Artist for the evening. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and wine provided with RSVP See my latest natural creations!
One of my most curious and exciting diamond ring "makeovers" was this: the client's favorite ring was always this antler slice ring, into which I set her diamond to create quite a nice piece!
The Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference First annual: October 12-13, 2017 The Chicago Responsible Jewelry conference features panels and speakers on topics relevant to current world and jewelry industry concerns. Discussions and panels will include, artisanal mining's effects on communities and the environment, the future of man-made diamonds, how to buy and sell responsible jewelry, ethical [...]
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:
I was honored to be asked to create this powerful project: to make a gold bangle bracelet from the gold collected by my client's late husband, incorporating the diamonds from their engagement ring, and the birthstone of their son...to wear in perpetuity.
The gem for this simple and elegant engagement ring is out of a pendant given long before they were engaged, thus incorporating more power and sentiment to the piece. Made from 100% reclaimed/recycled gold, of course!