Our in-house experienced artisan in combination with our extremely creative and keen staff are masters of both old-world and innovative, contemporary techniques. Whether you're drawn to vintage or more modern styles, and whatever your budget, we’ll work with you to create exactly what you're imagining. Some of our clients are looking to celebrate a symbol of personal significance, to match a certain dress or even to complement the color of their eyes. Others just realize that being involved in the design process makes it far more personal, meaningful and fun for any piece of jewelry whether it be a bracelet, pendant, or diamond engagement ring.
1. START WITH A SAMPLE IN OUR BOUTIQUE
Bring along photos, sketches or whatever inspires you. We’ll reveal all the possibilities and review examples of actual pieces. Next, we’ll advise you on stone quality and sourcing, precious metals, comfort and wear, all while sharing options for recycled materials and sustainability, too.
2. NEXT, WE PRESENT DESIGNS FOR YOUR APPROVAL
We will create your piece and render it as a photo- realistic image by using computer-aided design (CAD). We want to get it right, so with your input we will alter a rendering, until it meets your exact expectations.
3. THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODEL OF YOUR DESIGN
It’s a great way for you to see if the rendering is translating to what you really want in your piece of jewelry. in reality. When all is as you dreamed, our fine craftsmen are ready to go to work.
4. THE PIECE CAN NOW BE CAST
Translating the design into a precious metal is a pivotal step. Most often, we use recycled gold and silver and pure platinum and palladium.
5. NEXT, WE HAND-SET YOUR STONES
Our gem setters are masters of all diamond setting techniques: micro-pavé, pavé, channel, bead, gypsy and prong. Each stone is artfully set by hand to the exact specifications called for in your design, using extreme care to ensure quality and peace.
6. FINALLY, WE HAND-FINISH EVERY DETAIL
We slowly bring out the shine, texture and detail to perfection. But before presenting you the finished piece, we carefully carry out a detailed examination to ensure that every step of the process has yielded a design that will far exceed your expectations.