A most rewarding job

Designing jewellery for individual clients is both a challenging and very rewarding process. It often involves several hours of drafting designs and discussions to get to the final draft and get it just right.

Drafting a design the old fashioned way.

Drafting a design the old fashioned way.

 

The settings are often built first starting from the centre and working outwards.

Building the main setting.

Building the main setting.

 

The layout is checked constantly to ensure the the design comes together as perfectly as possible. Its easier to fix flaws the design in the early stages rather than when its all finished.

Laying out the settings

Laying out the settings

 

Checking that everything fits together properly.

 

Finalising the layout

 

The greatest pleasure of all is the look of excitement that the finished piece gets when I open the box for the first time. To have meet someone’s expectations and made them that happy is immensely rewarding, perhaps even more so than being able to create beautiful things with my own hands.

The finished ring.

The finished ring.

This is a 750 white gold and 750 pink gold ring set with a 1.04ct centre diamond, approximately 0.85ct of small diamonds around it and finished off with 4x bright pink sapphires.