Ammolite Awe Part 5 – Layout

Now that I have finished the repousse and the bezel for the ammolite, it’s time to start piecing together the brooch. I have to be certain of the layout and how both sections relate to the center fire opal gem. I will accomplish this mostly using the laser welder.

Ammolite Awe Part 4

As I continue to build the Ammolite Brooch I have decided to create a gold shape using an ancient technique called repoussé. It will be opposite of the bezel set ammolite. It is a method of metalsmithing that I enjoyed in school.

Black Jade Earrings

Lapis Lazuli Earrings

Dennis recently created a new style of earrings to fit specially cut “bullet” stones. Two new pair were created – one pair of Lapis Lazuli earrings set in 18k yellow gold and a pair of black jade set in 14k white gold.

Tanzanite Pendant

Tanzanite Pendant

Looking for something bold? Here’s a combination of rough crystals with finely cut gems, palladium metal with 18k yellow gold, and a variety of colors that is sure to grab your attention. This rough tanzanite pendant is a new addition to our one-of-a-kind collection. It’s especially hard these days to get rough crystals of tanzanite…
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Award Winning Aquamarine Ring

Jewelry Award Winning Aquamarine Ring

This year’s CASE Jewelry Awards proved to be a competitive field with major designers from across the United States. Every year, Jewelers of America host a national design competition for Jewelers called the CASE Jewelry Awards. We decided to enter a custom, one-of-a-kind Aquamarine ring set in palladium into this year’s competition. 2013 Jewelry Award Winner –…
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