Archive for February, 2017

12mm rose-cut solitaire

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

12mm rose-cut solitaire, platinum

Craaaaazy giant rose-cut moissanite set in a chunky platinum mounting. Yum!

12mm rose-cut solitaire, platinum

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morning glory ring II

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Hand-carved morning glory ring in rose gold, pink diamonds

Morning glory blooms, buds, and leaves motif with a few purplish-pink diamonds scattered about. 14K rose gold.

Hand-carved morning glory ring in rose gold, pink diamonds

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tuscon gem show 2017

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Yet another Tucson gem show in the bag. I got a bunch of things. Some I needed for current projects, some I needed only to make my monkey brain happy.

The above is some giant beautiful emerald rough. It wasn’t for sale, but rather just for show (it would then be cut into the finished stones that were for sale).

aurochs_skeleton

There was also a lot of this! This is a large proto-cow. (Aurochs maybe?) I thought he had a nice expression on his face. He may have been a she though, and she might actually have been really pissed when she died. But her fossilized skull looks quite chipper. Funny how that works.

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sailboat wedding bands

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Hand-carved sailboat wedding bands

Sailboat wedding bands for a racing couple out of Texas. 14K gold. And more images after the click: (more…)