One of the best things about being a jeweler is getting the "she (or he!) said yes" messages. There's something about being in cahoots with someone-- scheming the design and execution of a big dream in the form of a...
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Twenty years ago, my husband and I lived in San Diego as newlyweds. We loved our hippy/artsy neighborhood that had the best taco joints and funky stores. One of my very favorite shops was a small woman-owned jewelry store called Blondstone. The...
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It was a downright honor to take someone's precious, priceless family jewelry and turn it into some gorgeous everyday wearables.  We started with a 16th birthday ring and a great grandmother's watch. We finished with this stunning spinner ring and two...
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I turned a small handful of a client’s outdated-but-meaningful pieces into this modern chunky ring she can wear everyday.  I removed the stones of the original pieces and ended up with a small assortment of gemstones. The client only wanted...
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