“The Crown” – Triple Pearl Strand

Netflix's big budget series (rumored to cost $100 million dollar) "The Crown" is a TV program which chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth. Season 1 starts in 1947 with a 21-year-old, just-married Elizabeth (Claire Foy). The decade following covers the beginning of her reign, the early years of her marriage to Prince Philip (Matt Smith) and relationship with her younger sister Margaret (Vanessa Kirby),... Continue Reading →

WJA’s Maker’s Project

The Women's Jewelry Association Maker's Project, is a fundraiser for the WJA San Diego Chapter. This event benefits the local and national WJA scholarship fund. Each designer receives a “gem" from a fellow WJA Maker. The challenge is to use the "gem" and create a wearable jewelry design. WJA Maker's II theme is "She Inspired Me..." There are many females in my life that... Continue Reading →

Deco Style Silver Link Bracelet

My clients live in many locations all over the world. Working from a far is no longer an issue in designing projects - technology makes it easy to communicate and share ideas. I received an email from a husband wanting to recreate a lost treasure for his wife. Her favorite bracelet fell off her wrist while... Continue Reading →

Love Bracelet

Love is in the air and jewelry is a wonderful way to express the joy of love. My client wanted to make a sterling silver cuff with "love" handwritten (using his letter) in sterling silver wire on the top of the cuff. This would be a meaningful gift for his bride. We started the design... Continue Reading →

Meaningful Jewelry | Custom Pearl Ring

I was commissioned to design a ring using a single pearl from a mother's earring. A daughter wanting to remember her mother by designing a meaningful ring to wear in remembrance. The following images show in a few steps how we make custom jewelry. The original design shown in the image below is made in sterling silver... Continue Reading →

#74 Sterling Silver Ring

#74 Circus Type Font in a Sterling Silver Ring - What does it all mean? All of my clients are unique, interesting people. I enjoy working on their projects, meeting their expectations and providing a service that can bring their jewelry dreams to fruition.   The #74 ring project was interesting for me because it was a marriage... Continue Reading →

Hollywood Costume Exhibit at the Academy

We recreated 3 gorgeous pieces of jewelry for Larry McQueen, the owner of The Collection of Motion Picture Costume Design. These pieces and the costumes from his collection were on exhibit at the Academy Museum of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles. KLH SaveSave

Story Teller’s Wedding Ring

Each view of this design is unique: the story teller rings tells a unique story under an orange gem representing a Harvest moon, a blue star diamond over a smokey campfire, flames from the story teller's campfire and under the starry diamonds in the sky.  We were delighted with the outcome. The patinas used on... Continue Reading →

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