Category: Custom Design

Ruby, Diamond, 18k Yellow Gold and Platinum Ring

19th December





The custom made ring is centered by a round, faceted Thai ruby weighing approximately 0.95 ct   set into a yellow gold bezel and flanked by round brilliant cut-diamonds weighing approximately 0.25 ct. each set into platinum tube settings which are integrated into the ring shank

Ca. 1990
Ring size: 5 full
Stamped:Plat 90 Derco

Available for purchase: $2,400.

Ruby, Diamond, Platinum and Eighteen Karat Yellow Gold Ring

29th November

The custom made ring is centered by a round faceted Thai ruby weighing approximately 0.95 ct. set into a yellow gold bezel, flanked by bezel set round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.25ct each

Ca. 1980
Weight: 5.3 dwt
Stamped: Plat90 Derco
Ring Size: 5 full
Available for purchase: $2,200.00

Diamond and Eighteen Karat White Gold Engagement Ring

11th November

The custom-designed engagement ring is centered by a round old European-cut diamond weighing approximately 1.75 ct. set into the tapered collet mounting and is completed by  flat sided concave band.

Scope of Design: The client brought a number of pieces from her fiancé’s family that contained various sized diamonds.  Upon inspection, we settled on one of the diamonds from a brooch.

The second phase involved designing a ring that matched the client’s lifestyle. She was a schoolteacher working with young children, so she needed a ring that would fit close to the hand, without sharp edges or prongs, and that did not draw a great deal of attention to itself.

“We began the design process overwhelmed with wedding plans and intimidated by the design process. However working with Peter became one of our best experiences in the months before our wedding. Peter quickly understood …

Diamond and Eighteen Karat Yellow Gold Ring

11th November

The custom designed ring is centered by a round brilliant-cut diamond weighing approximatley 0.75 ct. set into an open sided bezel and flanked by channel set round brilliant-cut fancy intense yellow diamonds completed by the highly sculpted yellow gold mounting.

Scope of design: The client wanted to reset their solitaire engagement ring into a more contemporary band incorporating  yellow diamonds.

Ca. 2000

Diamond, Platinum and Eighteen Karat Yellow Gold Ring

11th November

The halo style ring is centered by a fancy yellow cushion-cut diamond weighing approximately 2.05 ct. set into a six prong yellow gold pronged collet mounting surrounded by round brilliant-cut diamonds set into platinum cut down fish tail mountings completed by a beveled edged ring shank set with round brilliant-cut diamonds in cut down fish tail mountings.

This ring was custom designed for the client who had specifically requested a yellow cushion-cut diamond in a halo-style mounting with cut down fish tail mountings. One final accent to the piece was to set a small sapphire that had personal significance to the client into the inside of the band.

ca. 2012

South Sea Pearl and Opal Necklace

10th November

The necklace is composed of forty-four round cultured South Sea pearls graduated in size from 15.4 -9.8 mm, fifteen of the pearls inlaid with gold and wedges of opal in the patented process called “Magic Pearls” by German designer Gabriele Weinmann.
The necklace has two pairs of invisible clasps that allow the configuration of the necklace to be changed or added to later added.

Ca. 2004
Length: 19 inches
Available for purchase

Twenty-Two Karat Yellow Gold and Ancient Silver Coin Pendant

9th November

The pendant is set with a silver teradrachm of Alexander the Great- circa 311-305 BC,  set into the handmade yellow gold mounting with circular bale with gold bead details and suspended from an adjustable black cord necklace.

Ca. 2011
Dimensions: 28mm
Provenance: Special Order
Available for purchase

Jadeite Jade and Eighteen Karat Yellow Gold Ring

9th November

The custom-made ring is centered by an oval jadeite jade cabochon measuring 44.00 x 20.50 mm set into the handmade cast, chased and engraved mounting.

CA. 2000
Ring size: 6 3/4
Provenance: Private Collection

18th Century Collection of Watch Cogs and Cover Plates – For Restoration and Repurposing

9th November

This interesting collection of 18th Century watch cogs and cover plates was a recent purchase which is going to be restored and then reconfigured back into a suite of earrings, necklace and a bracelet.