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New Engagement

It is always a delight to be involved in the design and creation of an Engagement Ring. It's a very special time in a couple's lives and exciting to feel their love for each other. This was no exception except that it was a surprise for the bride to be. I was...
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Crystal Spinner

I found this Quartz Crystal tinted green with Chlorite that the earth shaped naturally and decided to create a Spinner to show off its beauty. It is set in 18ct Gold with a collar around the centre of the crystal hinged onto a frame following its shape and finished with a hidden double bail...
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I loved making this intriguing pendant for a client!  It is called a Dorje and is a Tibetan symbol for enlightenment coming in a flash!  It reminds me of a double bird cage that could hang from the ceiling with little yellow canaries singing their hearts out!...
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Bangles

A very large gum leaf I collected in the mountains in Victoria was the inspiration for this Sterling Silver Cuff.  The shape of the leaf was cut out then the veins were stamped into the metal with a punch that naturally curled the metal....
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18ct Gold Remakes

  • These items were remade from old jewellery.  The 6 marquise shaped stones were removed from their settings and all the gold submitted smelted down to start afresh.  The design was a collaboration with the client.  The pendant and earrings are light and comfortable to wear on a chain that was part of the original jewellery....
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18ct White Gold Diamond Ring

An 18ct White Gold ring that was a reconstruct from 2 other Diamond rings.  The design hand crafted, little curves of Yellow Gold added along with rims on each side.  The setting for the central Diamond was rather nice so we kept it and fitted it down into the new band.  The small diamonds were retrieved...
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Colour-Change Sapphire Ring

Here is the ring that was created with that beautiful stone that is purple in artificial light and a lovely mid blue in natural light.  It was a surprise birthday gift for last Sunday to match an existing Diamond ring.  I've heard that she loved it!!...
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Colour-change Sapphire

It's not often you are given a fascinating gemstone and this one was certainly that.  It was purchased in Vietnam whilst my client was working there for some years.  In natural light it is a lovely clear blue whilst in artificial light it is quite purple.  Two stones in one you could say.  It is...
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Oval Cuff Links

A pair of oval two-tone Cuff-Links combines Sterling Silver with touches of 18ct Yellow Gold in the slight dome in the centre and twisted wire that is placed off-centre around it.   These are all handmade with a hinged back plate....
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Engagement & Wedding Rings

The Engagement Ring has already been featured in the Folio.  Here it is photographed with the Wedding Ring in 18ct Gold.  Fitting a Wedding Ring takes time and patience but is worth the effort to get that perfect fit as is shown here.  The Wedding Ring was later set with 5 Diamonds....
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