Commission …Aquamarine – birthstone for March , 9ct Gold & clients Diamonds

Latest commission – Aquamarine – birthstone for March , clients own Diamonds & 9ct Gold ….
My client came to me wanting in particular an Aquamarine as its her sons (her first born ) birthstone , so quite significant for her & something she has long wanted. She also had a Diamond ring she never wore so wanted to incorporate these stones as well .
Well all I can say is I wish I’d caught her reaction on camera yesterday when she picked it up….’ Oh wow , oh wow ‘ , is all she could say over & over lol . Priceless !! Design is based on a current jewelleryart design & customised.
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Meaning of : Aquamarine evokes the purity of crystalline waters, and the exhilaration and relaxation of the sea. It is calming, soothing, and cleansing, and inspires truth, trust and letting go. In ancient lore, Aquamarine was believed to be the treasure of mermaids, and was used by sailors as a talisman of good luck, fearlessness and protection. It was also considered a stone of eternal youth and happiness. [Simmons, 49] Today it protects all who travel by, over, or near water, and opens the channels of clear and heartfelt communication.

 

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‘ Birth stone ‘ Platinum & 18ct Gold Halo style engagement ring

rgkellyx2printzoom11992553_1647215215557845_56536135_n11992445_1647215232224510_1370216104_n      Finally! I get to share this gorgeous creation with you. I was recently commissioned to make this Halo style cluster ring as a replacement for a lost engagement ring . After looking everywhere my client decided she wanted something more personal to her and handmade . The centre Diamond is rubover set in Platinum & surrounded by 12 Peridot giving the whole piece a subtle yet edgy difference . The shoulders contain each a further 4 Diamonds and 2 Peridot set in 18ct gold . Totalling 14 Peridot – these were the connection my client wanted as its the birth date AND month of both her daughters . Even though she knew what she was getting hubby still managed to surprise her with it at the top of the Mount!! The perfect location

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Nana’s old ring remodelled…..

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BEFORE  &  AFTER….just completed this gorgeous white gold ring set with clients Diamonds from her Nana’s engagement ring . Her brief was a simple band which she could wear next to her existing engagement ring – so with a flat edge, or wear on its own,but with a point of difference,hence the curves . So sweet & super cute! Nana would be proud I’m sure

‘ LOVE , PASSION , FAITH ‘

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‘ LOVE , PASSION , FAITH ‘ …3 very powerful words that this client came to me with recently . They are her ‘motivaters ‘. Here the result…three one off, handfinished Sterling silver rings with a rustic/matt finish . Unified as one, as are her motivaters into one very meaningful & powerful ring .www.jewelleryart.co.nz the ‘ART’ of jewellery

Anti Tarnish recipe

“Anti Tarnish Recipe ”  (not recommended for shell or gemstone jewellery )

1 Tbsp Baking Soda

1 Tbsp Salt

Tin Foil

Hot water

Lay tin foil in a shallow dish.

Add hot water, baking soda and  Salt.

Add jewellery (chains, bracelets)

Soak & move around gently every now & then as long as needed.

Rinse jewellery with clean water & dry .

Enjoy your sparkles once again!

Commission 9ct White Gold Free Form ring using clients Diamonds & Sapphires

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BEFORE & EVER AFTER …..This client came to me with her original claw set Sapphire & Diamond engagement ring still in its box. It had been gifted to her many years ago by her in laws to be ! But being a ‘horsey’ lady the practicality & style of the ring was never going to work….. so my job was to remodel it into something she would wear & could wear daily & to match the also new jewelleryART yellow gold free form wedder she had chosen….
As it turned out only 2 of her Sapphires were usable. I came up with this fluid/contoured white gold band and we shot set (flush into the band) her existing Diamonds & two of her sapphires in a random yet flowing pattern. The contrast of the white & yellow gold give the rings a very contemporary look yet very practical in her everyday wear.
Another successful remodelling job & one very happy client with a story to tell !! …… the ‘ART of jewellery www.jewelleryart.co.nz