I totally agree that making jewelry is a form of MAGIC, but I must admit that I am in awe of some of the requests I receive for Custom Jewelry. It seems that many of the ideas come from video games, anime or cgi movies that are so realistic it is difficult to separate what … More My Name is Samantha
The Truth about Lab Created “Diamonds” as Investments I have a customer who wants a Lab Created “Diamond” because it “costs less than a Natural Diamond”. (This was not always true, as many Lab Created “Diamonds” were as much or more than a Natural Diamond.) I began gathering prices, and found the price difference was … More Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid
Old Jewelry…Broken Jewelry…Lost Pieces…Jewelry of Unknown Origins…Missing Stones. Do you have a collection of unwearable jewelry? Most of us do. Silver and Gold just sitting in a drawer, forgotten. Time to Take Action!!! I have found that many people who love and wear jewelry usually have some ideas in mind for a piece or design … More Just Like Magic!!
Thank You to all the Free Spirits and Independent Thinkers and Doers of the World!!! I had a call the other day from a customer wanting a Custom Ring, with some very specific images on it. He found me through a “matchmaking” website called Thumbtack that pointed him to several jewelers. We visited for about … More To the Free Spirits of the World
Oh SURE, The Hope Diamond, Queen Isabella’s Jewels, Faberge, Cartier all spring immediately into mind…………but what about Important Jewelry that is closer to Home? The Jewelry of which I speak is Jewelry with a personal connection to you and your family. Jewelry that has a Family Story to tell and be passed down to other … More Important Jewelry
The Height of Summer meant Watermelon, lounging at the WU Pool, homemade Ice Cream, BBQ and the rhythmic sound of Cicadas at Dusk……..then, Quick as a Wink, we are plopped into August. August is a transition month…….getting used to the idea that Fall and The Holidays are just a hop, skip and a jump away. … More A Taste of Fall
This past week Family came together to Witness and Celebrate two incredible Events. Our Grandson (Nephew, Son) Graduated into Army Infantryman and got Married, all in the same day, expanding our Family to include his Amazing Wife and her Wonderful Family. In Laws on both sides are Loving and Caring and rejoiced in this merge … More A Heightened Level of Respect