jules verne inspired solitaire

August 28th, 2022
Custom designed & hand-carved tentacles/steampunk/Jules Verne themed solitaire with grey diamond, 18K and 14K

Reworks of older wedding rings can be a lot of fun. I started with a pile of diamonds: Giant light grey centerstone, plus a smattering of light pink, yellow, and champagne colored side diamonds. The new ring has a steampunk Jules Verne vibe to it with a port window in 18K yellow gold holding down the center stone.

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fern + pearl pendant

August 26th, 2022
Custom designed & hand-carved Fern & fiddlehead motif baroque Tahitian Pearl pendant, 14K gold

Gorgeous blue Tahitian semi-baroque pearl from Raiatea held by fern fronds and fiddleheads in 14K gold.

Custom designed & hand-carved Fern & fiddlehead motif baroque Tahitian Pearl pendant, 14K gold
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lab portrait

August 24th, 2022
Hand-carved 18K portrait of Labrador retriever.

This sweet chaser of sticks was a very good dog. 18K.

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snake scale wedding band

July 14th, 2022
Hand carved snake scale wedding bands, 18K

This is a wedding band carved with a little swoop to fit up against my snake solitaire. The accompanying band is a classic style with a little snake carved into the inside of the band. 18K and diamonds.

little winged rat pendant

April 2nd, 2022
Sleeping Winged Rat pendant in 18K yellow gold with australian opal

I was sketching some ideas for fantastic insects, and landed here. And I love him! He’s in my shop, and is offered in 14K or 18K, white or yellow gold and you have a choice of stone. Here I have pictured an Australian crystal opal, but anything around 4mm would work: diamond, faceted or cabochon emerald or other colored stone, birthstone for example..

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ginkgo solitaire #3

February 19th, 2022
Custom designed & hand-carved Ginkgo Leaf Solitaire in 18K yellow gold with 1.5ct diamond and small yellow diamond in base

I love LOVE this design. I’ve re-created it now three times over the past decade for three different diamonds and every time it’s my favorite.

Custom designed & hand-carved Ginkgo Leaf Solitaire in 18K yellow gold with 1.5ct diamond and small yellow diamond in base

This iteration I did more of a brushed/satin finish on the leaves and upper face of the ring, but polished bright the inside and sides you see above, around the bezel leading up to the stone, and the tips of the fluttery ginkgo leaves.

18K with a hair under 1.5ct diamond.

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antique diamond snake ring

February 9th, 2022
Custom designed & hand-carved Snake Ring set with a 2ct antique pear diamond, 18K gold

This amazing antique diamond needed a setting.. And since there can never be too many snake rings, it seemed like just the perfect thing. 1.95ct antique pear-cut diamond (with a crazy high-profile table & nice fat culet!) and 18K yellow gold. I LOVE how this guy turned out.

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magnificent floof pendant

February 8th, 2022
Custom designed & hand-carved portrait of a Pomeranian, 18K

This magnificent floof was a very good boy. 18K.

opal peacock feather ring

February 5th, 2022
Custom designed & hand-carved Peacock Feather with Black Opal and diamond, 18K gold

This peacock feather wrap ring was designed for a gorgeous black opal that flashed green and fiery gold colors, plus a little honey colored diamond. 18K yellow gold

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dahlia pendant with rhodolite garnet

January 28th, 2022
Custom designed & hand-carved Dahlia Pendant set with Rhodolite Garnet, 14K

Dahlia blooms and leaves design for this sweet berry colored rhodolite garnet. Perfect!

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