The garnet diamond bracelet she remembers nana wearing
Garnet post earrings made from nana's bracelet
Garnet earrings and bracelet
The garnet diamond bracelet she remembers nana wearing

nana’s garnet bracelet resize was enough for earrings

Family is the theme

I am thrilled to again be designing pieces for this delightful family I have had the pleasure of working with several times. This is an exciting time as the children are now adults and beginning their own lives with soon-to-be husbands and wives. One of the daughters came in with a bracelet from Nana – she remembers Nana wearing this piece.

Since Nana was a larger woman, this bracelet fit her granddaughter very very generously! What to do? Each link of the bracelet consists of a garnet with a diamond accent, so it was easy peasy to shorten the bracelet by two links. Then, by finding the perfect posts and backs, the removed links were used to create a pair of earrings.

The day after she picked this up, she was going to her soon-to-be in-laws’ house for a celebration of Nana’s life. It just so happened Nana’s birthday was in January, and garnet is the birthstone for January babies. Completely appropriate to wear the earrings / bracelet matching set to commemorate and celebrate a much-loved family matriarch.

  • 14k yellow gold link-style earrings: each prong set with one oval faceted garnet and one full cut diamond accent
  • Location: Southington, CT
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