A guide on mens wedding rings. A guide on mens wedding rings and some things to think about. Now Mens wedding rings come in all different shapes and sizes, I myself am always thinking of trying to make something just slightly different. However for most, a plain simple classic band will do the job nicely. […]
Cleaning a Diamond Ring Let’s face it, when it comes to jewellery, we all generally think of diamonds. There is nothing quite like having a freshly cleaned ring on your finger fresh from a Jeweller. The light bouncing off your diamond just right can make you feel like a million dollars. So it’s only normal […]
Space Stones Space Stones are Gemstones that originate from the depths of space. They can get to earth by the way of Meteorites. Most recently, scientists from around the world came together and done something extraordinary. With a team of 200 scientists from eight different observatories around the world they have combined their telescopes into […]
Settings for engagement rings. So you’re looking to propose to your loved one, you head out to the high street or fire up the Mac to start looking and all of a sudden theres more than one type of Engagement ring available with just about any shape of diamond you can think of. Not only […]
A Little History Of Sapphires Sapphires are one of my favourite gemstones, they’re quite hard, they come in various different colours and each colour comes in different shades and quality. My favourite shade has to be blue, especially when it sits next to a diamond. A vibrant Ceylon Sapphire can really be a beautiful […]
Fun facts about Jewellery! People are really curious about Gold these days, especially since the price has been consistently going up, so I thought I’d share some cool, interesting and practical information about the precious metal: GOLD PURITY Pure gold is too soft or everyday wear, so it is alloyed with a mixture of metals […]
History Of Diamonds They form deep in the earth under extreme heat and pressure. Made solely of Carbon, Most Diamonds were formed at depths of 93 to 155 miles in the earths mantle and most natural diamonds have ages of between 1 billion and 3.5 billion years old. It all started […]
The FIFA World Cup Trophy. As its the world cup, I thought i’d share a little information on the trophy that is presented to the winning team. I wanted to write a post that would share the information that I found out while researching the Trophies themselves. So we’ll start from the beginning. Back in […]
Queen Mary’s Diamond Bandeau Tiara So as Prince Harry and Megan Markle Recently Married I thought I would give a little insight into The Tiara she wore on her big day! Queen Mary’s Diamond Bandeau Tiara. The Diamond Tiara hasn’t been seen since 1965 when Princess Margaret wore it last. The Tiara was made in 1932. This […]
My process of making. Engagement rings. The process of making an engagement ring. Engagement rings are beautiful, complex and detailed. There is a lot of time, design and craftsmanship put forward to make them. Thought needs to go into strength and how the piece will wear over time. With technology moving the jewellery trade forward […]
How to care for your favourite pieces of jewellery Caring for your Jewellery. I often get asked about Cleaning and Caring for Your Jewellery, whether its for a piece I’ve made or not. It really goes without saying that if you look after the jewellery you have it will last and stand the […]
The difference between Gold and Platinum. The Difference between Platinum and Gold. Is Platinum really better than Gold? How strong is platinum really? These are just a couple of questions I’m going to tackle in this short but sweet post. To answer these questions we have to understand a little history of Precious Metals, how […]
In the market for an Engagement ring? Look no further. I’ve put together a comprehensive guide to help. About My Guide. When choosing an engagement ring, wedding ring or diamond, there are many factors to consider: What shape, what size, what colour, what quality, what cut, what setting? The list can be overwhelming. When investing […]
My Client and The Tanzanite Diamond Ring. My Client. First off I should say I love blue stones. So I was pretty excited to get a call to potentially make a Tanzanite and Diamond ring. My Client wanted something to wear on special occasions but without being to dramatic. They wanted a tanzanite, oval and […]
Two Tone Bands and How My Process works Meeting the Client. I met my client at a Wedding Fayre I was exhibiting at recently. They wanted to make a wedding ring using the gold from a wedding ring that belonged to a family member. I explained that this was defiantly possible and we should set […]
The Diamond Ring process and How it works. Meeting the Client. So Ive been meaning to put this on for a little while, I made this beautiful 4ct diamond cushion cut ring for such a lovely client recently. A few months ago I was approached to make a diamond ring. This was no ordinary ring […]
Platinum and Diamond Engagement ring and wedding ring set.
Diamond Halo Engagement ring and Wedding Ring Set
I absolutely loved making this White gold Diamond set Shotgun Tie Bar.
This Bespoke 18ct Yellow gold diamond Eternity ring was recently created for a very special client. Handmade with over 1.00ct of Princess cut diamonds set round the entire band.
This Platinum 1.06ct Diamond Engagement Ring was created just before christmas ready for my client to propose on christmas day. Robert came to me with the idea of creating a classic engagement ring but with a modern twist. Such a lovely idea, and it works so well. Congratulations Robert and Julie.
This week I wanted to create a diamond cluster ring and I thought I’d fill you all in on how I would go about creating it!
Recently I was approached by John to create a 30th birthday present for his wife.
Earlier this year Jason was commissioned to make a pair of cufflinks for a photographer’s 40th birthday.