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Custom Channel-Set Princess-Cut Wedding Band

A few years ago, a long time friend and customer came to me with a special request.  He wanted to purchase three stone ring with three different stones in  it.  Each stone has special meaning and I was happy to … Continue reading

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Cushion and Graduated Trapazoid Engament Ring

Every ring we design is an adventure in interpretation and communication.  The clients who wanted this ring came into our showroom with the idea that she wanted a 5 carat stone with big baguettes coming down the side and split … Continue reading

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Custom East West Oval Engagement Ring

A little while ago, I sat down with a client who knew she wanted an oval as an engagement ring stone and wanted it set East-West instead of the more traditional North-South direction.  Over a period of a few weeks … Continue reading

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Three Stone Trellis Engagement Ring in Yellow Gold

The classics never go out of style.  Here is a stunning three stone trellis engagement ring we recently completed for a customer overseas.  The center stone weighs 1.2 carats and the side stones weigh about 0.4 carats each giving the … Continue reading

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Deco Engagement Ring

Here is a ring that we designed with a customer around an 0.8 carat oval diamond.  With an additional approximately 0.85 carats of small stones surrounding it, this relatively inexpensive ring delivered a huge look and one very happy bride-to-be.

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Three Stone Princess-cut Engagement Ring with Custom Engraving

Recently a customer contacted us with what he thought was a bit of a puzzle.  He really liked our HENR6009 but felt the lines were too modern.  He loved the three princess cuts and the rows of princess cut melée … Continue reading

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Engagement Ring can be affordable.

Congratulations to Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux on their engagement!  Justin reportedly gave Jennifer a whopping 8 carat emerald cut set between tapered baguettes.  I admire him for not trying to reinvent the wheel and giving her one of the … Continue reading

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Pavé Halo and Shank Engagement Ring

A couple of months back, a customer requested a ring “with diamonds everywhere”.  This was a pretty broad request and after a couple of meetings and countless quick sketches, we finally had what we all hoped was what she wanted.  … Continue reading

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Maintaining the Prongs on your engagement ring.

Whether your ring is made of platinum or gold, you have to remember that metal can get worn down over the years.  With regular wear, it is normal for prongs to become worn and eventually they can bend or break.  … Continue reading

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Creating a Custom Ring

Our clients often come to us with little to no idea of what they want.  Others have very definite opinions and will bring pictures from magazines they have gathered over time.  And some of our clients come to us with … Continue reading

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