classic marquise solitaire engagement 14k white gold ring with a bow under the setting. repurposed family diamond.
instead of duplicating the ring we captured the essence the original piece using the diamonds where needed, replacing the rubies with new ones and - the extra special feature - we found a way to incorporate her original wedding band.
what the shop has been doing is converting ring tops into pendants with chains. since she is not wearing rings these days, we repurposed an old cluster ring into a necklace.
she was the recipient of the family kitschy jewelry. the oversized gold charms with rubies, sapphires, emeralds and pearls big enough to wear each as a pendant. they don't make charms like this anymore - intricate and handmade with moving parts.
each of three rings meant so much to her. knowing what was important, we saved the engraving in her dad's wedding band, used her original engagement and original wedding band.
there seems to be a trend where one reaches a certain age and realizes you have jewelry one is not wearing because tastes change as do needs and wants. this combination fabrication results in a ring she wants to wear now.
she does not wear a lot of jewelry but appreciates it and has some beautiful pieces, including a beautiful ruby and diamond pendant her husband had made to commemorate their…
the final pendant - silver heart engraved with e-2, riveted to his squadron wings from first deployment
a young man’s squadron has a tradition of breaking apart their first set of wings, and he had the idea to give them to his beloved before his deployment at…
necklace redesigned to bracelet and slide-style pendant. repurposed old jewelry into something she loves.
she lost her original engagement ring and this solitaire ring is the replacement. from the top, it looks like a traditional solitaire engagement ring, but the under-gallery (not visible except…