Archive for January, 2021

ginkgo solitaire

Sunday, January 31st, 2021
Custom designed & hand-carved Ginkgo Solitaire with 2ct stone, 18K white gold.

Ginkgo leaves solitaire based on a design I did several years ago, with a straight-edged border and openwork. 18K white gold.

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mother and baby portrait

Friday, January 29th, 2021
Hand carved mother & baby portrait, 14K yellow gold pendant.

Portrait pendant of St. Gianna & baby, 14K gold.

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peach blossom solitaire

Thursday, January 28th, 2021
Custom designed & hand-carved Peach Blossom Solitaire bezel set with 1.39ct antique Old Mine Cut diamond, 19K rose gold.

Peach blossom motif solitaire designed around this amazing Old Mine Cut 1.39ct diamond. Flanked with two additional 2.5mm rose-cuts on either side. Designed with an open bezel to allow more light into the stone and so you can peek at that lovely pavilion:

Custom designed & hand-carved Peach Blossom Solitaire bezel set with 1.39ct antique Old Mine Cut diamond, 19K rose gold.
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kelp motif tourmaline pendant

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
Custom designed & carved Kelp motif pendant set with triangular 2ct blue-green tourmaline

Flowy kelp-motif pendant designed around this gorgeous blue-green triangular-cut tourmaline.

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emerald cut lily solitaire

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
Custom-designed & hand-carved solitaire with 1ct emerald cut diamond. Lily flower, leaves, bulb motif.

This was a re-do of a wedding solitaire: I removed this 1ct emerald-cut diamond from its original setting, and designed a new one around it. The motif is lilies + leaves framing the stone, bulbs and roots entwined across the base of the band, all very three-dimensional and sculptural in styling. Little 2mm Old European Cut diamonds are set in the centers of the blooms.

Custom-designed & hand-carved solitaire with 1ct emerald cut diamond. Lily flower, leaves, bulb motif.

The bezel sides are open so you can get a peek of the diamond pavilion, and also to let a little additional light into the stone. Very happy with how the ring turned out.

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